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Credit: Chris Brooks – Labornotes.org A top employee representative in Volkswagen’s Global Works Council was denied entry into the company’s Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory today as the union election began. The...
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Credit: The National Law Review – June 10, 2019 “Scabby the Rat” and “Corporate Fat Cat”…beware.  A recent National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) Advice Memorandum has suggested...
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Credit: Bloomberg News – By Shahien Nasiripour, Sridhar Natarajan, & Katherine Burton The New Jersey State Investment Council unanimously voted to cut its target allocation to hedge funds in half, reducing investments in these partnerships...
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CONSTRUCTION WORKERS MISCLASSIFIED AS CONTRACTORS — AN OUTRAGE By: Richard E. Tolson, Director NJ BAC ‘Wealthy developers are taking advantage of labor laws and outdated regulation and enforcement to increase...
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STATE ASSEMBLY APPROVES BILLS CONCERNING PREVAILING WAGES, HEALTH INSURANCE FOR LOCKED OUT WORKERS, SAFETY PROTECTIONS FOR HOTEL EMPLOYEES AND SUBCONTRACTING OF EDUCATION SERVICES CREDIT: NJ State AFL-CIO The State Assembly...
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Credit: PA AFL-CIO Representatives from more than 40 unions gathered in Hershey, Pennsylvania, last week to discuss strategies for maximizing union member engagement with UnionPlusbenefits. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Rick Bloomingdale greeted...
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Credit: NJ AFL-CIO As part of Infrastructure Week 2019, Congressman Donald Norcross, Co-Chair of the Congressional Building Trades Caucus, joined building trade leaders at a press conference on Capitol Hill to discuss...
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Credit: The Bleader –  Miles Kampf-Lassin On Wednesday, May 1, workers everywhere will bond together to commemorate International Workers’ Day, aka May Day. May Day’s origins are centered around the...
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General President Terry O’Sullivan delivers a great message.
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The auto group has no problem selling cars to union members and families, but breaks down area standards by using a non-union glass company. By: Charlie Sprang – Trade Media...