By Meghashyam Mali | 02/05/14 04:27 PM
Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday praised labor unions, saying they were “keeping the barbarians at the gate” by opposing forces weakening America's middle class. “The truth of the matter is you built the middle class. Labor built the middle class. And there's a reason why the middle...
By Washington Examiner | 02/05/14 03:59 PM
The NLRB announced this week that it is taking another run at a regulation it adopted last year, only to see it struck down by U.S. District Court Judge James Boasberg on a procedural issue.
By Joseph Lawler | 02/05/14 02:21 PM
Two authoritative government agencies reported this week that retiring baby boomers have contributed heavily to the shrinking of the nation's workforce, countering fears that the recovery from the financial crisis has stalled out. Before the recession hit, the labor force participation rate...
By Sean Higgins | 02/05/14 12:06 PM
Calling it an "important step in the right direction," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka applauded the National Labor Relations Board's decision to revive a proposed rule change that would speed up the process for holding workplace organizing votes. unions have long called for the change, saying...
02/05/14 10:15 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — A private survey shows that businesses added jobs at a modest pace in January, a sign that hiring may have rebounded after a disappointing figure in December. Payroll processor ADP said Wednesday that companies added 175,000 jobs last month. That's down from 227,000 in...
By Associated Press | 02/05/14 08:42 AM
Phoenix is ending its practice of allowing city employees to use city-paid work time for union activities. City administrators are implementing the change in the wake of a court ruling that bars so-called "release time" for the union for police officers.
By Christopher S. Rugaber | 02/05/14 08:08 AM
A private survey shows that businesses added jobs at a modest pace in January, a sign that hiring may have rebounded after a disappointing figure in December.
By Sam Hananel | 02/05/14 08:01 AM
Labor regulators are trying once again to streamline the process in which workers decide whether to join labor unions, a move sure to reignite the bitter debate between union advocates and employers that seek to discourage workers from unionizing.
By Chris Henderson | 02/05/14 04:59 AM
Click here to see the homepage for "Too Big to Manage," the Washington Examiner's investigation into 'official time' for labor unions at federal agencies.
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