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By Peter Cole Time Magazine August 30, 2019 Bumper stickers aren’t known for being the most trustworthy sources of historical fact, but the one that proclaims that weekends are “brought...
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by Jeffrey M. Jones Gallup News Story Highlights 64% of Americans approve of labor unions Since 1970, higher only in 1999 (66%) and 2003 (65%) Up 16 points from 2008,...
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By Wayne DeAngelo Star Ledger Guest Columnist In July, on a beautifully sunny, clear day, I found myself on a Rhode Island ferry boat with 60 others, headed out 15...
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by Joseph N. DiStefano, Philadelphia Inquirer Starting in August, leaders of the four labor unions contracted to set up shows at the Pennsylvania Convention Center will end a long-standing job...
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By Dana Bate WHYY.org The Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery in South Philadelphia has laid off all union workers except a select few. That includes about 200 maintenance workers and about...
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Kevin Drum Political Blogger motherjones.com Back in 2016, North America’s Building Trades Unions endorsed Hillary Clinton for president. Once Donald Trump won, however, they responded warmly to his promise to...
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From the Bucks County Courier Times For over a decade, the United States Postal Service has been plagued with the burden of prefunding its retiree health care benefits as mandated...
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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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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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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...