Bevin seeks to have union suit dismissed - Richmond Register
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Bevin seeks to have union suit dismissedRichmond RegisterThe suit also alleges the law violates the constitutional bar on “illegal takings without just compensation” because it robs unions and their members of unreimbursed expenses for negotiating wage and benefits for workers who choose not to pay union ...and more
Supreme Court to hear case that could gut public sector unions - People's World
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People's WorldSupreme Court to hear case that could gut public sector unionsPeople's WorldThe complaint alleged that the teachers were unwilling or had refused to pay union dues, that they opposed collective bargaining in the public-sector, that the union was engaged in political and ideological activities that they did not approve, and ...and more
Cannabis labor organizer enters plea in Oakland to fraud, money laundering
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OAKLAND — A former labor organizer who led union efforts to organize America’s cannabis industry has pleaded guilty to three felony counts in federal court in Oakland for taking money from businesses he was attempting to organize, prosecutors said.
Unions aren’t to blame for the Southern Rail situation. They’re trying to help.
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After much delay (it was completed in December) the DfT have finally published the Gibb Report into the causes of and solutions to the problems that beset the Southern Rail franchise. The report is complex and covers a huge amount of territory in its 166 ...
Qatar A/W plans 10% stake in American Airlines: Qatar must win unions over for strategic victory
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Qatar Airways' mercurial CEO Akbar Al Baker is not lacking in a sense of humour. But more to the point, he is highly astute. He has led, and remarkably grown, Qatar Airways over 20 years, making His Excellency – "chief", or by his own words, "the ...
The National Labor Relations Board is alarmingly unfazed by 2016
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The new Trump administration has certainly brought great upheaval to federal agencies in Washington. Indeed, with their Senate confirmation hearings behind them, newly-installed leaders of executive branch agencies are in the early stages of implementing ...
Unions, Liberal Groups Demand Release of Horizon Bills
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A mix of liberal groups and unions rallied around Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield on Friday and demanded that Democratic lawmakers release draft legislation being fast-tracked in the state Senate to raid the insurer’s reserves. Gov. Chris Christie has ...
What's The Difference Between Labor & Delivery? Here's What You Can Expect - Romper
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RomperWhat's The Difference Between Labor & Delivery? Here's What You Can ExpectRomperWhen I showed up at the hospital to have my baby, they told my partner and I that once active labor started, they'd move me to L&D. We had no idea what they were talking about, and I was already too exhausted to ask to see a glossary. Later when they
Jessa Duggar Gets Family Support While in Labor Before Birth of ... - E! Online
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E! OnlineJessa Duggar Gets Family Support While in Labor Before Birth of ...E! OnlineIn Jill & Jessa: Counting On, the reality star's family rallies around her as she prepares to welcome her and Ben Seewald's second son.and more
California's Wine Industry was Built on Slave Labor - Daily Beast
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Daily BeastCalifornia's Wine Industry was Built on Slave LaborDaily BeastThe labor shortage is so acute in Napa and Sonoma counties that grape growers are trucking in workers from miles away and paying them higher wages. But even with these incentives, there may not be enough manpower to pick the grapes once harvest
China Charges Labor Activist for 'Picking Quarrels' - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
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Wall Street Journal (subscription)China Charges Labor Activist for 'Picking Quarrels'Wall Street Journal (subscription)A Chinese activist who for years has documented worker unrest faced charges of “picking quarrels and provoking trouble” on Friday, in a trial seen as a bellwether of Beijing's approach to containing labor tensions. A former migrant worker, Lu Yuyu ...
Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on labor - Seattle Times
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Trump takes steps to undo Obama legacy on laborSeattle TimesAfter he fills two vacant seats that would swing the National Labor Relations Board from Democratic to Republican control, President Donald Trump will be able to reverse some key Obama-era decisions favoring union and non-unionized workers.
Deal called for Snyder to oppose labor bills - Michigan Radio
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Michigan RadioDeal called for Snyder to oppose labor billsMichigan Radio(AP) - Gov. Rick Snyder's administration agreed that he would publicly oppose many future labor-relations bills in a bid to secure Democratic votes in the Michigan House for economic development tax incentives. A Republican legislative official and a ...The Latest: Deal Called for Snyder to Oppose Labor BillsU.S. News & World Reportall 32 news articles
UPDATE 1-Itaú's Setubal urges passage of Brazil labor reform - Reuters
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UPDATE 1-Itaú's Setubal urges passage of Brazil labor reformReutersThe excessive rigidity of Brazil's labor legislation is creating an enormous burden for citizens, who end up paying more for the goods and services they buy, said Roberto Setubal, the co-chairman of Itaú Unibanco Holding SA. Speaking at an event ...and more
Woman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin | New ... - New York Post
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New York PostWoman admits she demanded pre-labor dose of meth, heroin | New ...New York PostCONCORD, N.H. – A New Hampshire woman in labor who demanded that a friend inject her with heroin and methamphetamine has pleaded guilty to reckless
Ohio labor, business groups oppose Senate raid of budget funds - The Columbus Dispatch
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Ohio labor, business groups oppose Senate raid of budget fundsThe Columbus DispatchA decision by Senate Republicans to use funds from the Bureau of Workers' Compensation and the Ohio Industrial Commission to help balance the new
Qatar A/W plans 10% stake in American Airlines: Qatar must win unions over for strategic victory
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Qatar Airways' mercurial CEO Akbar Al Baker is not lacking in a sense of humour. But more to the point, he is highly astute. He has led, and remarkably grown, Qatar Airways over 20 years, making His Excellency – "chief", or by his own words, "the ...
The Fountainhead: Hooray for Unions
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Ayn Rand wasn’t one for understatement. When she had a political point to make, she did it with all the subtlety of a big brass band. This makes it all the more noteworthy when she lets a controversial topic pass without comment. And one of those ...
Four Ways Credit Unions Make Digital Marketing Center Stage
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Many long-standing credit union marketing strategies have lost muscle in recent years, thanks to the advent of digital everything and the wildly changing business case for branches. The universe of posters, pamphlets and print ads has given way to search ...
Gibb criticises unions as primary cause for Southern woes
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Unions RMT and Aslef have been described as the “primary cause” for Southern’s problems over the past year, as the much-anticipated Gibb report was finally published by the DfT. Last year, Network Rail non-executive director Chris Gibb was asked to ...
Unions make an offer Illinois can’t refuse
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Thanks to Big Labor’s political machine, Illinois and California are in a race to see whose economy can go belly-up first – and they’re happy to let their taxpayers foot the bill. Economic insolvency is the catastrophic result of making expensive ...
The Fountainhead: Hooray for Unions
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Ayn Rand wasn’t one for understatement. When she had a political point to make, she did it with all the subtlety of a big brass band. This makes it all the more noteworthy when she lets a controversial topic pass without comment. And one of those ...
Four Ways Credit Unions Make Digital Marketing Center Stage
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Many long-standing credit union marketing strategies have lost muscle in recent years, thanks to the advent of digital everything and the wildly changing business case for branches. The universe of posters, pamphlets and print ads has given way to search ...
Democratic leader says party, unions facing 'challenging stress test ... - mySanAntonio.com
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mySanAntonio.comDemocratic leader says party, unions facing 'challenging stress test ...mySanAntonio.comHOUSTON — Even as he tried to strike an optimistic tone, the head of the Democratic National Committee acknowledged Friday to labor leaders here that both
NAFCU: The credit union perspective to housing finance reform ... - HousingWire
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HousingWireNAFCU: The credit union perspective to housing finance reform ...HousingWireAs talks surrounding housing finance reform persist, the National Association of Federally-Insured Credit Unions published its own thoughts on the matter to
Decade after Vt. civil unions, issue reverberates - Wisconsin Gazette
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Decade after Vt. civil unions, issue reverberatesWisconsin GazetteMONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — When Lois Farnham and Holly Puterbaugh were joined in civil union 10 years ago Thursday, some of their friends didn't come for fear they'd lose their jobs, and the church asked that plainclothes police officers attend the ...
Shoe brands urged to tackle forced labor at tanneries and ranches
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LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Leading shoe and designer clothing labels including Nike and Puma have made progress in tackling forced labor in their leather supply chains but could do more to address the issue at tanneries and ranches providing ...
The Latest: Deal called for Snyder to oppose labor bills
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Gov. Rick Snyder's administration agreed that he would publicly oppose many future labor-relations bills in a bid to secure Democratic votes in the Michigan House for economic development tax incentives. A Republican legislative official and a Snyder ...