Labor Disputes. Legal news and articles for April 24 - 30, 2017

Israeli youth workers exploited, unaware of their basic rights, report findsA gold-plated healthcare plan lies at the center of a dispute between writers and major studiosOC firefighters get enough signatures for referendumLabor Board Front-Runners Down to TwoAcosta Confirmed as Labor SecretaryState GOP Lawmakers Claim Rauner Won't Layoff NursesRyanair Dispute Doesn't Belong in Ireland, EU Adviser SaysAT&T Mobility Must Dial Back Workplace Privacy RuleComp Time Bill Approved by House CommitteeAmazon Sued by Worker Who Needed Injections for Heart ValveLocal 33 camps outside Woodbridge HallAnti-Regulatory Agenda Needs To Include Expeditious NLRB ...Labor protest disputes standards in sports performance building constructionFamily-owned business disputes child labor laws40,000 workers benefit from mediated disputes - The Manila Times ...

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US labor chief wants more drastic changes to NAFTA from Trump
KFGOApril 4, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. labor leader Richard Trumka on Tuesday blasted the Trump administration's initial plan to revamp the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), calling it "very timid." Speaking before an audience at the National ...more »

Taking Stock
Laguna Beach Independent NewspaperApril 13, 2017

“Don't sell on strike news” is one of Wall Street's oldest adages. This appeared in the 1880's, reflecting a period when the newspapers put labor disputes in bold headlines. The slogan persisted until about fifty years ago as strikes against automakers ...more »

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Israeli youth workers exploited, unaware of their basic rights, report finds
Jerusalem Post Israel NewsApril 30, 2017

Some NIS 1,218,400 million was awarded to youth over labor disputes this past year. Sixty percent of cases were resolved within the year. The report noted that this is an important statistic, since it reflects the “fast treatment” in dealing with labor ...more »

A gold-plated healthcare plan lies at the center of a dispute between writers and major studios
Los Angeles TimesApril 28, 2017

Labor disputes in Hollywood often come at a time of industry upheaval, said Miranda Banks, an associate professor at Emerson College and author of “The Writers: A History of American Screenwriters and Their Guild.” These include technological changes, ...more »

OC firefighters get enough signatures for referendum
Delmarva Daily TimesApril 28, 2017

Ocean City firefighters and paramedics will be allowed to get their arbitration referendum on the ballot in the next election, according to the Worcester County Board of Elections. Emergency personnel began circulating a petition last year with the ...more »

Labor Board Front-Runners Down to Two
Bloomberg BNAApril 28, 2017

Kaplan is an attorney for the Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission, an independent federal agency that hears cases involving alleged workplace safety violations and adjudicates disputes between the Labor Department and employers.more »

Acosta Confirmed as Labor Secretary
Bloomberg BNAApril 28, 2017

The Senate April 27 confirmed Alexander Acosta as labor secretary, the latest chapter in what has been a slow process to name and confirm political appointees in the Trump administration. The members voted 60-38 in favor of confirming Acosta, a Florida ...more »

State GOP Lawmakers Claim Rauner Won't Layoff Nurses
NPR Illinois | 91.9 UISApril 28, 2017

A group of Republican lawmakers say Gov. Bruce Rauner has rescinded his decision to lay off 124 nurses at the Illinois Department of Corrections. Rauner was planning to move the jobs to a private contractor. The governor has not confirmed the ...more »

Ryanair Dispute Doesn't Belong in Ireland, EU Adviser Says
Courthouse News ServiceApril 27, 2017

While the Belgian court must ultimately decide if it has jurisdiction in the labor dispute, Saugmandsgaard Oe offered six guidelines to help: where the workers start and end their days, where the aircraft they work on is based, where they receive ...more »

AT&T Mobility Must Dial Back Workplace Privacy Rule
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

Wireless provider AT&T Mobility must rescind a workplace privacy rule at all of its U.S. facilities, an NLRB administrative law judge ruled ( AT&T Mobility, LLC , 2017 BL 135686, NLRB ALJ, No. 05-CA-178637, 4/25/17 ). The company's “privacy of ...more »

Comp Time Bill Approved by House Committee
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to allow employers and workers to voluntarily agree to 1.5 hours of compensatory time for every hour of overtime worked, for up to 160 hours of leave. The requested time would have to be approved by the employer.more »

Amazon Sued by Worker Who Needed Injections for Heart Valve
Bloomberg BNAApril 27, 2017

From labor disputes cases to labor and employment publications, for your research, you'll find solutions on Bloomberg Law®. Protect your clients by developing strategies based on Litigation... By Patrick Dorrian. Amazon Inc. and two related companies ...more »

Local 33 camps outside Woodbridge Hall
Yale Daily News (blog)April 27, 2017

Gould, who works as a professor at Stanford Law School, praised Local 33 for exposing the “dirty little secret” of labor law: the potential for union disputes to be dragged out for years on end. “The law is good in terms of establishing a bill of ...more »

Anti-Regulatory Agenda Needs To Include Expeditious NLRB ...
TownhallApril 26, 2017

As we approach President Trumps first 100 days in office, and while hes been busy rolling back regulatory red tape on small business, freeing job creators from ...more »

Labor protest disputes standards in sports performance building construction
The Daily Toreador (registration)April 25, 2017

People protest about a labor dispute affiliated with the Texas Tech Sports Facility Center on the corner at Glenna Goodacre and University Avenue on Tuesday afternoon April 25, 2017. The group used the sign as a way to gain attention from passersby and ...more »

Family-owned business disputes child labor laws
Channel3000.com - WISC-TV3April 24, 2017

SAUK CITY, Wis. - The owners of a family-owned business in Sauk City are receiving backlash for allowing their children to help inside their bakery. The state is now auditing the business for potentially breaking child labor laws. Curtis and Vickie ...more »

40,000 workers benefit from mediated disputes - The Manila Times ...
The Manila TimesApril 24, 2017

An alternative dispute settlement mechanism of the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has proved its effectiveness in settling labor conflicts involving ...more »

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