By Bloomberg News | 11/25/13 09:08 AM
Macy’s Inc., whose annual Manhattan parade is a cherished Thanksgiving tradition for millions, is starting a new holiday ritual: It’s asking its employees to show up for work.
By David Freddoso | 11/23/13 06:30 PM
When Democrats invoked the so-called “nuclear option” last week, changing Senate rules to let President Obama's judicial nominees go through with simple majority votes, their opportunism was evident.
By Sean Higgins | 11/22/13 05:58 PM
Two Wisconsin public sector unions failed to achieve re-certification Thursday, the latest sign that Gov. Scott Walker's sweeping reforms to the state's rules for public employee unions are causing workers to abandon labor organizations. Wisconsin Association for Correctional Law Enforcement...
By Sean Higgins | 11/22/13 05:25 PM
Boeing disputed a report out Friday that it had definitively decided to move production of its next-generation aircraft out of Washington state following a breakdown in contract negotiations with its machinist union. The outlet that wrote the story, the Washington Free Beacon, has since amended...
11/22/13 01:27 PM
(www.thestreet.com) The merger of US Airways and American likely will mean that one of two flight attendant unions must go, and the American union is twice as big as the US Airways union.
By Sean Higgins | 11/22/13 01:20 PM
Wisconsin Republican Gov. Scott Walker said Friday he had little interest in pursuing a right-to-work law for his state. This was partly because state employers said his public sector union reforms had already created too much turmoil to do so, at least for now. But Walker said the main reason...
11/22/13 09:09 AM
OAKLAND -- In the latest twist in BART's tortured labor negotiations, the transit agency's directors on Thursday risked another strike by rejecting a costly paid family leave provision that they say was mistakenly included in the final contract. Union leaders slammed the move but were mum on...
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 05:21 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's, D-Nev., action to end the Senate filibuster may not only help speed President Obama's judicial and executive branch nominations through Congress, it may also take much of the drama out of one of the Supreme Court's most anticipated cases, Noel Canning v....
By Sean Higgins | 11/21/13 04:27 PM
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka applauded Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's action to end the filibuster for judicial and executive branch nominations. Big Labor had pushed hard to change the filibuster, which they saw as preventing union-friendly appointees. In a statement to reporters,...
By Matt Patterson | 11/21/13 02:14 PM
Big Labor has been losing the public relations war for decades, as witnessed by dwindling union membership. In 1983, 20 percent of the workforce was unionized; last year just 11.3 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In the midst of this existential crisis, the union bosses...
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