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VANCOUVER - About 3,000 forestry workers are on strike in coastal British Columbia after negotiations between Western Forest Products Inc. and the United Steelworkers failed to produce a new contract. Read Story
Only road deputies' union will be without settled contract... Read Story
Proposition C, approved by voters in November 2018, gives the union the authority to call for a panel of arbitrators to decide terms of a labor contract. Read Story
Strike action over as airport workers accept pay deal. Staff at Aberdeen International Airport have accepted an offer amid a pay and pension dispute. Read Story
Raising the federal minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 an hour by 2024 would likely boost incomes for the poorest households in rural counties, according to a white paper released Tuesday by economists Anna Godoey and Michael Reich at the University of California Berkeley. Read Story
Aluminum producer Alcoa Corp said on Tuesday it expects to incur a charge of bet... Read Story
A confidential memo, sent in the wake of the teachers strike, provides a window into the state of mind and strategies of charter supporters. Read Story
The Environmental Protection Agency is making unilateral changes to a collective bargaining agreement between the agency and its largest union. Read Story
The U.S. Department of Labor also has indicated that a few new issues are on its radar.United States Employment and HR Ballard Spahr LLP 1 Jul 2019... Read Story
Executive Summary: In a 3-1 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or the Board) recently ruled that employers may prohibit nonemployee union representatives United States Employment and HR Ford & Harrison LLP 1 Jul 2019... Read Story
A labor union representing nurses at Hahnemann University Hospital, which will be shuttered in September, warned June 29 that the hospital lacks basic supplies to properly treat patients. ... Read Story
Uber and Lyft are in talks with labor unions to create a loophole to block their drivers from getting employee rights granted by California’s Supreme Court. Read Story
Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 2016 bringing changes for public sector employers and unions in an effort to increase unions’ direct access to represented employees at the workplace, imposing mandates, allowing unions to demand midterm bargaining. Read Story
The workers have been protesting the management’s ill treatment, embezzling of insurance funds, and cutting of grade service. Read Story
Governor Murphy Marks Statewide Minimum Wage Increase Taking Effect Today 07/1/2019 Today New Jersey’s Minimum Wage Rises to $10/Hour Statewide Minimum Wage Increase Will Ultimately Benefit Over One Million New Jersey Workers TRENTON – Governor Phil Murphy today lauded New Jersey’s historic increase... Read Story
Activity in Germany’s export-dependent manufacturing sector contracted in June for the sixth time in a row, a survey showed on Monday, as weaker demand weighed on new orders and led to a fall in employment. Read Story
Employment Law This Week® tracks the latest developments that could impact you and your workforce. The series features three components: Trending News, Deep Dives, and Monthly Rundowns. Read Story
Weekly recap of retail-related regulations and legislation. Read Story
The vast majority of pharmacy support workers in NHS Tayside have voted in favour of industrial action following a dispute over pay, Unite the Union has said. Read Story
Many accounts of Andrew Carnegie state that he exploited his workers, subjecting them to long hours, a dangerous workplace, and low pay. Many workers in his steel mills worked for 12 hours per day,... Read Story
Queensland’s 46,000 teachers have been offered a 2.5 per cent pay rise, potentially averting a strike planned for later this month. ... Read Story
With journalism moving from a stable to a precarious profession, digital media workers have gotten serious about organizing. Read Story
Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria (MWUN)  will begin a nationwide strike on Wednesday, July 3, after the expiration of a two-week strike ultimatum issued by the union on June 13 over non-payment of stevedoring contractors. Read Story
Melbourne's trams could be brought to a halt next month at the same time as the city's trains are threatening to stop, as Yarra Trams employees join the fight for better pay. ... Read Story
Organized labor activity is picking up and it could be good news for workers, businesses and the whole US economy. Read Story