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Employers can't bar workers from discussing the outcome of employment arbitration, a National Labor Relations Board judge said Thursday, in a decision that could curtail a key feature of arbitration agreements and tee up a new clash between labor law and the Federal Arbitration Act. Read Story
Conditions in higher education have increasingly shifted toward using graduate students as a "cheaper labor source."... Read Story
Sibanye-Stillwater (SBGL +6.5%) pushes out to new 52-week highs as gold and metals stocks generally advance.In recent updates to its ongoing labor-oriented disputes, SBGL disclosed that an independent... Read Story
Hundreds of taxi drivers drove at a crawl and walked into Poland’s capital to protest a new law regulating and allowing ride-hailing services like Uber.Even the protesters who held up Warsaw visitors stated by exposing them to unfair competition from people who don’t drive 37,,, the law embraced ... Read Story
As expected in the Washington, D.C. swamp, some groups are working to block the proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile by spreading blatant falsehoods..04/08/2019 14:05:09PM EST. Read Story
Boston College is seeking an exemption from the NLRB to the petition filed by the UAW because of the Jesuit, Catholic dimensions of our mission, and because we believe that our graduate student teaching and research assistants—who are engaged in the core work of the University—are primarily... Read Story
Posters declaring the participation at the indefinite nationwide teachers’ strike, at a school in Warsaw on April 8, 2019 | Janek Skarzynski/AFP via Getty Images The government accuses strike leaders of playing politics ahead of this year’s elections. Read Story
Last week, employees at two Burgerville locations—one in Montavilla and one near the Oregon Convention Center—voted to join the Burgerville Workers Union (BVWU). These votes came after continuous anti-union messaging and strategy from Burgerville, as the Mercury reported last week. Read Story
In an effort to ensure home care workers are adequately screened and trained, a growing number of states are rolling out caregiver registries. But depending on the requirements, some worry the registries could do the home care industry more harm than good. Read Story
Congressional Democrats are planning to introduce legislation that would invalidate all right-to-work laws, stripping employees in 27 states of the right to decide whether they wish to join or otherwise support a union. Read Story
In Ridgewood Health Care Center, Inc National Labor Relations Board NLRB reiterated standards that determine whether buyer must recognize seller’s former labor union, retain union-represented employees, bargain with union before initially determining wages, hours, other working conditions... Read Story
Employees at the Ford Sollers automobile plant outside St.Petersburg will start a partial shutdown of production next week, a regional Ford labor union... Read Story
Nearly 1,800 fruit pickers—many undocumented—spontaneously walked out of The Wonderful Company's citrus orchards earlier this year to oppose a pay cut and third-party labor contracts. Read Story
Some new teachers are barely earning the national minimum wage because of their pay and the hours they work, the leaders of the National Education Union have... Read Story
Graduate assistants at the University of Illinois at Chicago reached a deal with their administration Friday, ending their two-week strike. The tentative contract includes pay increases, less expensive health care and other gains, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. Read Story
Around 60,000 ground handling staff in all airports across Spain are set to go on strike starting on the Saturday of the Easter weekend for an indefinite period. Read Story
The two unions in the iron and steel industry have said that completion and functioning of the Ajaokuta Steel Company Ltd. will reduce unemployment and improve the economy. Read Story
Amazon Air was established several years ago as a way for Amazon, the Internet retail giant, to increase profits by cutting its growing shipping costs. In 2015, Amazon began leasing aircraft from companies that also provided employees to fly, maintain and insure them. Read Story
MEXICO CITY - President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said Saturday that his government will conduct a census to determine which teachers are working and purge the rest from the payroll. Read Story