By Paul Bedard | 11/14/13 10:36 AM
Tough-talking actor R. Lee Ermey, who accused President Obama of trying to impose socialism in 2010 and who just penned a book slamming welfare, gun control, illegal immigration and global warming, is the Department of Labor’s new face for the administration’s campaign to urge employers to...
By Associated Press | 11/14/13 10:03 AM
The number of people applying for U.S. unemployment benefits slipped 2,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 339,000, the fifth straight decline that shows businesses see little need to cut jobs.
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 10:41 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.
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