08/06/14 12:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robots and artificial intelligence could either kill low-skill jobs or create new types of work over the next decade. They also could have very little impact at all. That's according to 1,900 respondents to a new survey released Wednesday by Pew Research Center's Internet...
By Sean Higgins | 08/06/14 12:24 PM
State-licensed child care providers in Massachusetts will no longer be required to pay dues to the Service Employees International Union, the latest consequence of the Supreme Court's Harris v. Quinn decision.
08/05/14 09:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday defended a medical examiner's ruling that a man was killed by neck compressions caused by a police officer's chokehold, while the powerful police union representing rank-and-file officers called the death report "political." Speaking at a news...
08/05/14 02:45 PM
TEWKSBURY, Mass. (AP) — Thousands of workers and customers at the troubled Market Basket supermarket chain shouted "Bring him back!" Tuesday at a boisterous rally designed to pressure management to reinstate the company's fired chief executive or accept his offer to buy the New England chain....
08/05/14 11:43 AM
MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – A recent Wisconsin Supreme Court ruling dealing a bow to union collective bargaining agreements will benefit taxpayers and perhaps spread to other states, according to a Heartland Institute expert. On Thursday, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that Act 10, a...
08/04/14 10:00 AM
METROPOLIS, Ill. (AP) — A lockout will continue at least for a couple more weeks over a labor dispute at a southern Illinois plant that helps make nuclear fuel. WSIL-TV (http://bit.ly/1o6brV6 ) reports that bargainers for Honeywell and the union that backs about 130 affected workers at the...
By Sean Higgins | 08/03/14 10:41 AM
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said despite a recent win at the state supreme court his state public sector union reforms were still at stake in the next election.
By Nathan Mehrens | 08/01/14 12:40 PM
Those who believed President Obama's promise that "transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency" should have been almost immediately dissuaded of this notion early in his administration.
By Sean Higgins | 07/31/14 06:56 PM
One month after the Supreme Court ruled that Illinois cannot force state-subsidized home health care workers to pay union dues, the state has agreed to extend the reach of that ruling to state-subsidized home day care providers as well.
By Associated Press | 07/31/14 07:39 AM
The Wisconsin Supreme Court has upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national prominence.
By Sean Higgins | 07/30/14 11:42 AM
Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., called for repealing the federal government's Davis-Bacon Act, which sets wages for federal contracting work.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 05:28 PM
Reps. Keith Ellison, D-Minn., and John Lewis, D-Ga., plan to introduce legislation Wednesday to amend the National Labor Relations Act to make labor organizing a civil right. The change will make opposing unionization bids legally perilous for businesses.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 06:19 PM
Heavy unionization cost the average worker in Michigan about $11,000 over the last 50 years. It cost workers in Nevada about $9,000 over the same period and Ohio workers about $8,600.
By Sean Higgins | 07/29/14 05:23 PM
In a major victory for Big Labor, the National Labor Relations Board ruled against McDonald's Corp. in a class action suit brought by union activists. The decision is also a potentially major rewrite of federal law regarding business franchising.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/29/14 04:09 PM
With too little work and too much free time, paralegal employees at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office were paid more than $5 million while doing nothing for four years.
By Byron York | 08/31/14
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