07/16/14 10:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — New federal guidelines on job discrimination against pregnant workers could have a big impact on the workplace and in the courtroom. The expanded rules adopted by the bipartisan Equal Employment Opportunity Commission make clear that any form of workplace discrimination or...
07/16/14 05:01 AM
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky is getting more than $6 million from the federal government to help people who have been out of work for a long time. Gov. Steve Beshear's office says the Job-Driven National Emergency Grant from the U.S. Labor Department will be used to create and expand...
07/15/14 04:01 PM
HICKSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Anxiety grew among the nearly 300,000 daily riders caught in the middle of a labor dispute as a weekend strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad grew closer. The eight unions representing Long Island Rail Road's 5,400 workers and Metropolitan Transportation...
By Sean Higgins | 07/15/14 02:59 PM
On Monday, Detroit is expected to release the results of a vote by the state's retirees on an accepting a "grand bargain" bailout package from Michigan.
07/14/14 06:15 PM
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Pessimism grew about the prospects of a strike at the nation's largest commuter railroad this weekend after union negotiators said Monday that talks had collapsed amid a dispute over whether future Long Island Rail Road employees should be required to contribute to their...
07/14/14 06:00 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Volkswagen plans to build a new seven-passenger SUV at its factory in Chattanooga, Tennessee, adding about 2,000 factory jobs as it tries to reverse U.S. sales that have fallen for the past two years. The German automaker announced Monday that it will invest $600...
By Sean Higgins | 07/14/14 04:57 PM
Do Volkswagen officials really want their Chattanooga, Tenn., plant to have a unionized workforce? Or are they just going through the motions to keep Big Labor appeased while they expand the current facility?
07/14/14 04:00 PM
THUNDER BAY, Ontario (AP) — About 900 unionized employees at Bombardier's light rail plant in Thunder Bay, Ontario, are on strike after failing to reach an agreement with management about pension changes and benefit reductions. Unifor's national president Jerry Dias says there was "no...
By Sean Higgins | 07/14/14 11:55 AM
Volkswagen announced Monday that it will build a new model sport utility vehicle at its plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., as well as building a new research and development center at the location.
By Phillip Rawls | 07/14/14 08:15 AM
Gov. Robert Bentley's opposition to new state taxes during his first term could change in a second term.
By Associated Press | 07/14/14 08:11 AM
Volkswagen says it will build a new seven-passenger SUV at its Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory, adding about 2,000 jobs.
07/12/14 01:45 PM
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — This is a town where people are so rich that a $2 million home can be a handyman's special. A town where the thrift shop is stocked with donations of designer dresses and handbags. But Southampton, with its privet hedges, pristine beaches and some estates costing tens...
07/12/14 12:45 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — The prospect of adding jobs — even as few as 30 — has led officials in many shrinking Illinois' communities to set aside any qualms about the state's legalization of medical marijuana and to get friendly with would-be growers. The aspiring growers and their agents have been...
07/12/14 12:00 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A dispute over workers' wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines, the airport's primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airport's operator, that it still questions...
07/10/14 06:30 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — United Auto Workers leaders said Thursday they have reached a "consensus" with Volkswagen and expect the German automaker to recognize the union if they sign up enough workers at a new local for the company's assembly plant in Tennessee. The union in February suffered...
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