We Do Moms No Favors by Sugarcoating How Much Labor Hurts
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Labor is beautiful and empowering but it also hurts like hell. And it's time to admit it.
Ryanair moves towards recognise pilot unions
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The airline invites pilot unions for talks as it seeks to avoid strike disruption over Christmas.
Labor board asks public if it should keep union election rule
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The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is asking the public to weigh in on whether it should keep or scrap a controversial Obama-era rule that speeds up union elections.
Bank of Canada Ends Year Stressing Caution Amid Debt, Labor Concerns
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Bank of Canada Governor Stephen Poloz said policy caution and uncertainties around the economic outlook remain prominent in the central bank’s thinking, even as the economy ends 2017 running close to capacity.
What do unions do? Why organized labor is definitely relevant to your life
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No matter what industry you work in, you need to know this.
Unions face uphill battle over immigrant labor
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With what's coming down from the administration and policymakers on the hill, unions that have been in a years-long fight for immigrant labor rights in New Jersey are finding themselves in an uphill battle these days. But Kevin Brown, the New Jersey state director of one of the biggest unions representing immigrant workers in the country,
In light of the president's executive order, agencies told to revamp labor management strategies
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OPM issues guidance for agencies to comply with the executive order rescinding the National Council on Federal Labor-Management Relations and related forums
The National Labor Relations Board has reversed a ruling that helped unions fight chains
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The National Labor Relations Board on Thursday overturned a key Obama-era precedent that had given workers significant leverage in challenging companies ...
Japan's Yamato plans automated facility to beat labor shortage
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Yamato Transport Co, Japan's largest package delivery company, plans to open a new distribution facility with labor-saving technology near Tokyo early next year, its chief executive said on Friday.
Ryanair to recognize unions in historic shift to stop strike
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Ryanair on Friday announced that it would recognize pilot unions for the first time in its 32-year history in a bid to stop the first pilot strike in its history from taking place later in the day.
Ryanair Offers to Recognize Unions as First-Ever Strikes Loom
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Ryanair Holdings Plc, Europe’s biggest discount airline, said it’s ready to allow pilots to organize into trade unions as it seeks to head off strike action.
Greek unions strike as bailouts to end with austerity blitz
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Greece?s workers walked off the job for a 24-hour general strike Thursday, as the country prepares to stop relying on European rescue loans but continues to pile more austerity measures on hard-hit taxpayers.
Ryanair to avoid Christmas strikes by recognising trade unions
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Budget airline Ryanair will recocognise pilot unions to avoid a Christmas strike on December 20 which would have grounded some flights.
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
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Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players' associations helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.
Republican-led labor board overturns Obama-era 'joint employment' ruling
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In a 3-2 decision, the NLRB reversed the standard it had set out in a 2015 case.
Woman finishes college finals from hospital bed while in labor
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A college sophomore tweeted a picture of herself wrapping up the semester, from the hospital where she was about to give birth.
Wind farm agreement highlights New Mexico businesses, labor
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ALBUQUERQUE ? The state attorney general's office and advocacy groups have brokered an agreement with a utility that is planning to build a massive wind farm near the Texas-New Mexico
Commentary: Why are wages so slow to grow in a tight labor market?
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We are often slow to recognize important trends even when the signs are all around us, and the current example is that jobs are plentiful and likely to stay that way. Unemployment rates across United States are low, and the job market is particularly tight in states like Utah. Much of this good fortune is due to the continuing economic expansion that began over eight years ago with Utah’s unemployment rate now down to 3.5 percent.
Labor Board Reverses Ruling That Helped Workers Fight Chains
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Newly under Republican control, the National Labor Relations Board changed the standard for holding a company responsible for a franchisee’s practices.
Attacking unions harms the economy, but the government doesn't seem to care | Van Badham
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We have some of the most restrictive anti-union laws internationally, but the attempt to hobble workers rights continues, to the detriment of our economy
Alliance of sports unions release a “Universal Declaration of Player Rights”
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The MLBPA, and other unions, seek to protect players rights to organize and the right to express opinions freely
Government unions, your property tax bill and the power of giving
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Balancing the scales at the bargaining table is an essential step in fixing the property tax problem.
U.S. labor board overturns Obama-era 'joint employment' ruling
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A U.S. labor board's newly minted Republican majority on Thursday overturned an Obama-era ruling that had irked business groups by making it easier for unions and workers to hold companies accountable for the practices of staffing agencies, contractors and franchisees with which they partner.
Wind farm agreement highlights New Mexico businesses, labor
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The state attorney general's office and advocacy groups have brokered an agreement with a utility that is planning to build a massive wind farm near the Texas-New Mexico border to ensure that businesses and vendors will...
The Case for Voluntary Assisted Dying: Progress 2017 panel discussion
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A blog about Australian party politics from the view of a Labor Party member
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
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Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes. Among the 17 articles laid out in the declaration are rights to...
Bombardier meets with its unions as U.S. Commerce Department decision looms
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The unions from both sides of the Atlantic are meeting to come up with a common strategy to protect jobs
Video: 2017 was memorable at the unions
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It was a banner year for the Wisconsin Union. Memorial Union unveiled years of restoration and renovation, and Union South was its usual bustling self. Throngs of students, faculty and staff streamed into the unions for fun, fellowship and relaxation in the campus?s ?living room.?
Why should unions negotiate for workers who don't pay their fair share?
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Last week in Harris vs. Quinn, the U.S. Supreme Court put unions in a bind when it ruled that unionized home-care workers cannot be required to pay for the representation that unions are required by law to provide to them. In cases across the country, including at least one in California challenging the rules for public school teachers (Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Assn.), lawyers are now asking courts to extend the rule of Harris to all public employees and to prohibit government employer
Greek Unions Strike as Bailouts to End With Austerity Blitz
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Strike comes as country prepares to stop relying on European rescue loans, continues to pile more austerity measures on hard-hit taxpayers
Herfindahl: Stop war on teachers unions
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We first need to stop the war on teachers unions. We need to properly fund our schools in a focused way, not just spend money on flashy technology. I would support partial student loan forgiveness for teachers that relocate to teach in certain areas where staffing is difficult.
Sports unions unveil universal declaration of player rights
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Leaders from the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball players associations have helped unveil a universal declaration of player rights that is designed to establish a new approach to governing sports and protecting athletes.