11/21/13 09:38 AM
Patriot Majority USA received nearly $2.26 million from unions and another $750,000 from a health care trade association in the last election cycle, according to a review of federal records by The Huffington Post.
11/20/13 04:25 PM
Danny L. Hubbard, 49, of Panama City, was sentenced today to serve 30 months in federal prison for committing wire fraud by stealing approximately $91,600 from the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) Local 1380.
11/20/13 04:24 PM
Tacoma City Council issued a mea culpa Tuesday night in the city’s dealings with one of its labor unions. The state Public Employment Relations Commission recently ruled that the city engaged in “unfair labor practices” in negotiations with a union that represents more than two dozen...
By Sean Higgins | 11/20/13 12:24 PM
Sens. John Thune, R-S.D., Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, and Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., introduced a bill Tuesday that would prohibit the administration from granting tax exceptions from Obamacare to multi-employer health insurance plans. The bill is called the Union Tax Fairness act in recognition of the...
By Joseph Lawler | 11/20/13 10:20 AM
Inflation slipped in October for the first time in months as falling gasoline prices pulled down overall consumer prices. The Labor Department reported Wednesday morning that the Consumer Price Index fell 0.1 percent in October, the first decline since April. Year-over-year inflation, as...
11/19/13 07:00 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A House panel plans to investigate allegations in a published report that workers in the Census Bureau fabricated data used to prepare monthly unemployment reports. The probe comes in response to a report Monday in the New York Post that says census data was manipulated in...
By Susan Ferrechio | 11/19/13 03:45 PM
Congress may soon investigate a media report claiming the Labor Department falsified the nation's jobless numbers a month before the 2012 election. A Republican aide told the Washington Examiner the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform is digging into the claim, published in the...
By Charles Hoskinson | 11/19/13 02:42 PM
A New York Post report suggests that Census workers faked data used to calculate the unemployment rate. The report Monday by John Crudele quotes a Census worker as saying higher-ups told him to fill in surveys for people he could not contact to reach the 90-percent success rate required by the...
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 01:01 PM
Big Labor’s campaign against Walmart got a major new ally Monday: the federal government. The National Labor Relations Board announced it is pursuing charges that the nonunion retail giant retaliated against some of it workers for engaging in union activities. The NLRB’s action suggests...
By Sean Higgins | 11/19/13 10:49 AM
Walmart faces National Labor Relations Board sanctions for allegedly retaliating against workers who joined union protests last year during the Thanksgiving holiday against the nonunion retail giant.
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