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...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/14/13 04:57 PM
Twenty Republican senators are urging the Obama administration not to give unions special relief from an Obamacare tax that other employers, charities and organizations will be forced to pay under the healthcare law.
By Paul Bedard | 11/14/13 08:23 AM
Labor unions funded pro-Democratic attack groups, including Planned Parenthood, in the 2012 elections, joining a collection of left-leaning organizations in spending more to beat Republicans in state elections across the nation than Republican donors such as the Koch Brothers did, according to a...
By Sean Lengell | 11/14/13 12:14 AM
The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned whether changes are needed in a decades-old labor law that governs bargaining agreements between private-sector unions and employers.
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 06:00 PM
The largest union at Anglo American Platinum Ltd.’s South African mines got permission to strike after a mediator failed to resolve a wage deadlock between the labor group and the world’s biggest producer of the metal. The Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration yesterday...
By Bloomberg News | 11/13/13 04:18 PM
A Detroit municipal workers’ union asked a judge to send any ruling he makes on the city’s eligibility for bankruptcy court protection to an appeals court for automatic review. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees today asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes...
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 12:26 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court seems unlikely to declare that an organizing agreement between a union and a Florida casino may have violated national labor laws. Justices on Wednesday heard from UNITE HERE Local 355, which wants overturned a decision saying its agreement with Hollywood...
11/13/13 10:33 AM
(online.wsj.com) Boeing's unionized workers were set to vote Wednesday on a contract that could have a far-reaching impact on relations between America's biggest exporter and organized labor.
11/13/13 09:38 AM
(online.wsj.com) Dwindling prospects for a sweeping congressional immigration bill have some supporters pivoting to a more confrontational approach, while at least one industry is looking for a backup plan if a broader deal fails.
11/12/13 06:37 AM
(www.nytimes.com) New York’s next mayor, Bill de Blasio, is considered a friend of labor, but a looming deficit means he won’t be able to be as friendly as it might like.
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