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 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.
By Editorial Writer | 11/18/13 06:04 PM
Sen. Orrin Hatch has been defending employee rights since he was first elected in 1976. As a freshman senator, the Utah Republican helped lead the filibuster that defeated the Labor Law Reform Act, which would have effectively eliminated secret ballot elections. Nearly four decades later, he's...
By Associated Press | 11/18/13 09:17 AM
FORT EDWARD, N.Y. — The union representing workers at an upstate New York General Electric plant slated for closure says the company has rejected its concessions.
11/18/13 09:01 AM
Truck drivers are three companies at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach walked off the job Monday as part of a 36-hour strike protesting unfair labor practices and wages. Drivers at all three companies alleged harassment, intimidation and other violation of Federal labor laws as the reason...
By John Seewer | 11/18/13 08:57 AM
TOLEDO, Ohio — Union leaders are now looking ahead at Ohio's governor's race after knocking off a big city mayor who they say was their top political target this year.
By Channing Joseph | 11/15/13 09:59 AM
OAKLAND, Calif. — Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are planning a special meeting where officials will discuss a problem that has surfaced with a labor contract that had recently settled a transit dispute.
By Erik Schelzig | 11/15/13 09:49 AM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A top Volkswagen labor official says a pending decision about union representation for workers at the automaker's lone U.S. plant will have no bearing on whether the company will decide to add the production of another vehicle there.
By Sean Lengell | 11/15/13 06:52 AM
Bill de Blasio says his landslide victory in the New York mayor's race proves that voters have chosen a "progressive path." But making good on promised reforms will be far trickier than his almost 50 percentage-point win. He has portrayed his megalopolis as a "tale of two cities," where almost...
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