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 10:41 AM
(www.bostonglobe.com) Shang Skipper is running out of time to solve a problem he never expected.
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.
By Associated Press | 11/13/13 09:53 AM
SEATTLE — Dozens of problematic ballots could determine the fate of an initiative that seeks to establish a $15 minimum wage for many workers in the airport city of SeaTac.
11/12/13 09:38 AM
(online.wsj.com) America's jobs recovery is proceeding on two separate tracks—a pattern that is persisting far longer than after past economic rebounds and lately has been growing worse.
By Bloomberg News | 11/12/13 09:09 AM
Pentagon contracts plunged 66 percent to $15.7 billion last month, the lowest level since January, driven by automatic U.S. spending cuts and a partial government shutdown.
By Mark Tapscott | 11/12/13 08:25 AM
Democrats in Congress are preparing a new proposal to hike the minimum wage to $10.10, with the increases to come in three steps ending in 2015.
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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