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The just proposed NAFTA 2.0 is - in Trump's words - a “very special” and “incredible” deal. However, according to some experts, it may meet neither of Trump’s main goals. If anything the deal could do the opposite, biting the president politically... Read Story
The Atlantic Council promotes constructive leadership and engagement in international affairs based on the central role of the Atlantic Community in meeting global challenges. Founded in 1961, the Council provides an essential forum for navigating the dramatic shifts in economic and political... Read Story
The United Auto Workers union and Chrysler are distancing themselves from the executives at the center of a multimillion-dollar embezzlement scheme. Read Story
National Nurses United (NNU) applauds a federal judge’s ruling that President Donald Trump violated federal law when he issued executive orders that sought to strip 2.1 million public sector workers…... Read Story
Labor unions have suffered a decades-long decline. In 1954, 34% of U.S. workers were unionized. Today, just 10.7% are, and that falls to 6.5% in the private-sector. While most Americans, 55%, have a positive view of unions, according to a Pew research survey, there’s a notable partisan split, with... Read Story
Seattle teachers voted Tuesday night to go on strike September 5 if the district and union can't reach an agreement on a new contract. Teachers want higher pay. Read Story
The University of California Student Workers Union has reached a contract agreement with the UC system, but the union is not calling it a victory. Read Story
The people of Ashland, Kentucky will see 550 high-paying jobs come back thanks to a new aluminum mill that is set to open in 2020. Read Story
Growing Asia-Pacific travel demand means a huge increase in pilots, cabin crew and technicians. Read Story
The Michigan Nurses Association filed Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges against Munson Medical Center with the National Labor Relations Board. Read Story
Kroger employees are asking the company to raise wages and “do better” by employees and the Ohio Valley community.This comes after the company's latest contract offer, which leaves workers below the poverty line and threatens to end retiree health care.Kro... Read Story
While the T-Mobile-Sprint merger awaits regulatory approval from the FCC and FTC, another three letter group has weighed in on the merger. Yesterday, the CWA (Communication Workers of America) spoke before the FCC about the reasons the union does not want the deal to proceed. Read Story
Sawyer Loftus For the past four months, nurses at the University of Vermont Medical Center have been in a constant back-and-forth with hospital administrators over new contracts. The nurses’ union, the Vermont Federation of Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, represents around 1,800 nurses and... Read Story
Canada Post is expecting a massive payout to resolve the dispute with its biggest union, and is building the cost into this year’s books... Read Story
Claim devil in details... Read Story
“Woke” Uber rival Lyft is making it easier for people to cross a picket line at the CNE in Toronto, union leader says.... Read Story
Summer is the season for bad sequels. This time, it’s a handful of U.S. lawmakers — led by Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., kowtowing to union bosses ahead of the 2020 election by trying to revive the old, audience-panned “card check” bill from last decade, with a host... Read Story
More than 1,000 unionized healthcare workers and their supporters plan to protest Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente on Labor Day. Read Story
ST.LOUIS COUNTY  — Several labor organizations are challenging the constitutionality of sweeping public sector union overhaul bill that was dubbed “paycheck protection” by the Republican-held Miss…... Read Story
By Robert Margolis, J.D. and Lisa Milam, J.D. The D.C.Circuit has upheld the NLRB’s determination that off-duty hospital employees holding picket signs on... Read Story
Unionized Safeway workers in BC have voted 99 percent to reject recommendations made by a special officer tryi... Read Story
The biggest problem with Nafta remains unaddressed: Wage repression in Mexico, including via “protection contracts” as condition for building a plant. Read Story
Joint statement from five labor leaders on the latest North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) news: NAFTA has had a devastating impact on workers for more than 25 years. We are aggressively engaged in pursuing an agreement that works for working people in all three countries, and we are not... Read Story
Joint statement from five labor leaders on the latest North American Free Trade Agreement news: NAFTA has had a devastating impact on workers for more... Read Story
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Unions representing teachers and other public employees sued on Monday to try to block a new Missouri law that they claim imposes "a raft of... Read Story
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's office says he spoke with Donald Trump Monday afternoon after the U.S. announced a new trade agreement with Mexico to replace NAFTA. Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is on her way to Washington to rejoin the trade talks tomorrow. Read Story
The CWA has told the FCC that allowing Sprint and T-Mobile to merge would cost 28,000 jobs across America, also pointing towards competitive concerns and the possible use of Huawei and ZTE 5G equipment. Read Story
A tentative agreement with SEIU Local 509 will increase pay, bolster academic freedom, and improve mental health services.... Read Story