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By JOHN ANNESE New York Daily News A Queens steel-making company must return $6 million in stolen wages to welders and iron workers as part of a plea deal with...
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Anya Litvak Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The choice for thousands of union workers at Royal Dutch Shell’s petrochemical plant in Beaver County was clear Tuesday: Either stand in a giant hall waiting...
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Joseph P. Smith, Vineland Daily Journal CAMDEN – Kline Construction Co., one of New Jersey’s largest “utility support” companies, filed a petition in U.S. District Bankruptcy Court here on Wednesday...
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by Jerry Lambe Lawandcrime.com Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy was called out by the New York Department of Labor’s official Twitter account and Democratic House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Tuesday for...
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UAW and automakers view the current contact negotiations as tough and volatile. UAW see Ford as reasonable ally. GM dominates strike talk. Phoebe Wall Howard, Detroit Free Press As auto...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the New York State Department of Labor both responded to the tweets, saying the threat might be illegal By Ben Kesslen NBC News The founder of...
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Employees with more bargaining power would offset concentrated corporate power. By Noah Smith August 6, 2019, 9:30 AM EDT Bloomberg.com There are two basic ways to improve the economic situation...
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America’s working class is in desperate shape, and its longtime protectors — unions — have lost much of their power. By Nicholas Kristof Opinion Columnist New York Times President Trump...
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Robert Iafolla Reporter Bloomberglaw.com The federal labor board has proposed changing three of its rules for bringing in or kicking out unions as workers’ exclusive bargaining representatives. In plans made...
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Allana Akhtar BusinessInsider.com New York City restaurant workers saw their pay increase by 20% after a $15 minimum-wage hike, and a new report says business is booming despite warnings that...