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JetBlue pilots vote for first time to unionize

By TOM RAUM | 04/22/14 05:00 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Mediation Board said Tuesday that pilots at JetBlue Airways Corp. voted overwhelmingly to unionize, reversing two earlier votes. The pilots will join the Air Line Pilots Association. Of the 96 percent of pilots eligible to vote, the association said 71 percent...
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Math mistakes lead government to pay contractors up to 3 times market rate under Davis-Bacon

By Logan Porter and Luke Rosiak | 04/23/14 05:39 AM

Construction workers at companies doing work for the federal government are paid as much as three times what their peers outside of government get for the same work, a Washington Examiner review of federal statistics found.
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Media Matters refused SEIU's effort to organize its staff

By Sean Higgins | 04/22/14 04:07 PM

Despite a long history of supporting unions and workplace organizing, liberal nonprofit group Media Matters for America refused labor organizers when they submitted a petition to represent MMFA's own workers. According to a filing with the National Labor Relations Board, the watchdog group had...
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