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American Airlines merged with US Airways in 2013 to become the largest airline in the world... Read Story
In a given year, some 3,500 unpaid state inmates make up Florida’s shadow economy. They have two choices: work or face confinement. Read Story
The union representing Clark County School District’s 18,000 licensed teachers held a press conference Friday to send a message to the governor and lawmakers that what’s happened so far in the legislative session isn’t enough to stave off an authorized teachers strike this fall. Read Story
COMMENT: The goodwill of those who choose teaching has been exploited for too long... Read Story
The new, six-year deal includes wage increases of just over 16% and prohibits new outsourcing. Read Story
New York’s restaurant and hospitality sector is preparing for another round of layoffs after suffering the steepest job losses over the last decade. Read Story
(Breitbart) – General Motors (GM) executives announced this week that two of their vehicles will be produced in South Korea as American workers in Lordstown, Ohio are left jobless after their GM plant closure and other Americans’ jobs at the corporation hang in the balance. Read Story
Registered nurses at Barton Memorial Hospital are holding a one-day strike on Friday. Read Story
A labor union organizer was killed on Sunday morning while conducting a meeting with workers in Cavite. Read Story
Workers across the country are filing federal complaints alleging that an influential union is trying to coerce dues money while ignoring federal law. Read Story
A workers’ group called for a congressional inquiry into the killing of labor leaders after another union organizer was shot dead in Cavite by unidentified assailants on Sunday. Read Story
California’s lawmakers on Wednesday took their first major step toward settling the debate about whether Uber and Lyft drivers are employees or contractors. Read Story
The head of Libya’s oil workers’ labor union, Saad Dinar, was released on Thursday after being held by eastern security authorities for almost a month near Benghazi, a relative said. Read Story
Last week, President Trump’s National Labor Relations Board unveiled its rulemaking agenda for the coming months. Under the hatchet this season are precedents that allow workers to organize on company property, that limit management’s ability to delay union elections, and that enable graduate... Read Story
According to local sources, the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada (ILWU Canada) reached an agreement with B.C. Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA), preventing a shutdown at the majority of the major port facilities, located at the Canadian west coast. Read Story
r/worldpolitics: ***reddit's free speech political subreddit***... Read Story
Natural Gas NOW readers pass along a lot of stuff every week about natural gas, fractivist antics, emissions, renewables, and other news relating to energy. Read Story
Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) shareholders decided to vote in favour of the merger with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering (DSME). Read Story
South Africa's Transnet National Ports Authority (TNPA) announced it has managed to stop the strike action planned by South African Transport and Allied Workers Union, Tuesday. This was realised through a court interdict obtained by Transnet on 29 May. Read Story
The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 and the Democratic governor said they reached a deal early Friday. Read Story
When most bartenders shake up margaritas, the bars don't usually erupt in cheers -- but most bartenders aren't Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Read Story
The National Labor Relations Board’s General Counsel Peter Robb (“GC”), through his office’s Division of Advice, recently provided welcome guidance to employers wanting to adopt, and... Read Story
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond will be joining New Haven School District labor negotiations today. Read Story
Thousands of grocery store workers and retirees in the Philadelphia region are at risk of losing their promised pensions. Not only are the pension plans running out of money but so is the federal insurance agency that is supposed to save the failing plans. Read Story
PITTSBURGH, May 31, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers today said that members of local unions representing more than 1,500 Alcoa workers have granted their negotiating committee the...| June 1, 2019... Read Story
American, the world's largest airline, has become embroiled in a labor dispute that looks a lot like one that broke out at Southwest earlier this year. Read Story
South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg is scheduled to headline an Oakland fundraiser with an Uber executive just weeks after saying he stood in solidarity with the company's protesting drivers. Read Story
There’s a “cautionary tale” for Democrats, who should remember that “West Virginia, until 2000, was considered solidly blue."... Read Story