11/13/13 10:33 AM
(online.wsj.com) Boeing's unionized workers were set to vote Wednesday on a contract that could have a far-reaching impact on relations between America's biggest exporter and organized labor.
11/13/13 09:38 AM
(online.wsj.com) Dwindling prospects for a sweeping congressional immigration bill have some supporters pivoting to a more confrontational approach, while at least one industry is looking for a backup plan if a broader deal fails.
11/12/13 06:37 AM
(www.nytimes.com) New York’s next mayor, Bill de Blasio, is considered a friend of labor, but a looming deficit means he won’t be able to be as friendly as it might like.
By Sean Higgins | 11/11/13 06:02 PM
United Auto Workers organizer Gary Casteel says Volkswagen’s Chattanooga, Tenn., workers want to form a union. But he’s not particularly interested in letting them put that up to a vote. “We've determined we definitely have a majority of employees who favor this representation,”...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/11/13 02:38 PM
A union-allied organization in New York withdrew as an Obamacare navigator just seven days after the state exchange website came online. "It is with deep regret that I inform you that the Restaurant Opportunities Center of New York (ROC-NY) will no longer be participating in the New York State...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 09:44 AM
INDIANAPOLIS — Of the many John F. Kennedy statements often repeated by both Democrats and Republicans, his declaration that "victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan" seemed apt for the release last week of national test scores showing solid gains by Indiana students.
By Sean Higgins | 11/09/13 12:43 PM
Michigan State Senate Majority Floor Leader Arlan Meekhof announced Nov. 7 creation of a new legislative committee to investigate allegations of union obstructionism against the state's new right-to-work law. The law prohibits requiring employees to join unions or pay dues to one as a...
By Sean Higgins | 11/09/13 11:56 AM
A Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga has been the subject of considerable turmoil due to an organizing effort by the United Auto Workers. This is not exactly a grassroots effort by the workers, though. Instead, it is being driven by outside pressure from UAW, which hopes to take advantage of...
By Sean Higgins | 11/09/13 11:49 AM
U.S. students made modest progress in math and reading, according to the 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress. This progress was cited as proof by American Federation of Teachers Randi Weingarten that the whole assessment process should be junked. The assessment tested 377,000...
11/08/13 04:41 PM
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