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Union files complaint against CCP, UPenn, Drexel, Temple, and more over wages for security officers. Credit:   Michael D’Onofrio Philadelphia Tribune Charles Logan has spent nine years as a security officer...
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GOVERNOR MURPHY SIGNS LEGISLATION STRENGTHENING NEW JERSEY’S PREVAILING WAGE: In favor of strengthening prevailing wage in New Jersey, Governor Phil Murphy signed S2557into law on Tuesday, July 9. Sponsored by...
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By SABRINA RODRIGUEZ 06/18/2019 05:40 AM EDT President Donald Trump has repeatedly said unions are supportive of the new North American trade pact, as he ramps up his push for...
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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— AN OUTRAGE By: Richard E. Tolson, Director NJ BAC ‘Wealthy developers are taking advantage of labor laws and outdated regulation and enforcement to increase...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...