11/26/13 09:39 AM
NEW YORK — New York City has sued the correction officers' union for what it says was an illegal strike at Rikers Island last week. It accuses the union of grounding dozens of buses last Wednesday that take inmates to court. According to The New York Times, the suit says correction...
By Mike Baker | 11/26/13 09:36 AM
SEATTLE — A campaign to set a $15 minimum wage in the city of SeaTac is poised for victory. King County officials are expected to certify the election Tuesday after counting some straggling votes that likely won't change the outcome. The measure involving workers in and around Seattle-Tacoma...
11/25/13 01:17 PM
(www.jsonline.com) More legal wrangling over Gov. Scott Walker’s union legislation may result now that the state’s labor commission voted Monday to hold union elections starting this week.
11/25/13 09:10 AM
Damon Silvers still remembers the pickles. In 2011, at a round-table discussion in Durham, N.C., the President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness showcased biotech firms that weren’t planning to hire anybody, remnants of the textile industry, and an artisan pickle-maker. Silvers, the...
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...
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