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Labor Unions Endorse Jack O'Neill for Philly DABrazil Lawmakers Pass Labor Bill in Bittersweet Victory for Temer25 Years After Rodney King, Study Finds LAPD More Trusted Than LAUSD, Labor Unions, MediaDonald Trump plans to fill the National Labor Relations Board with union-busters: reportLabor unions now synonymous with 'troublemakers': MinisterAfter losing ground, Democrats try to jump start support from working classWith labor's help, Renner outspends Lower 2-1Labor group levels charges of union busting against Muslim rights organizationTesla is having some predictable union problemsReport: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politicsShould 'right to work' be added to NC constitution? Bill clears NC House committeeFalls water board announces deals with labor unions | Local News ...Labor unions seek audit of Atondo TrenchingStefanik receives $8.5K in labor union contributions in first quarterCortez Masto talks Trump budget, immigration reform and labor ...

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Labor, Other Legal Groups Prepare for New Chapter in Clean Power Fight
Texas LawyerMarch 27, 2017

"I'm looking at draft briefs in support of the withdrawal, said Eugene Marc Trisko, who represents labor unions opposed to the plan. His clients have joined forces with utility companies and 24 states that sued beginning in 2014 to oppose the plan in ...more »

NAI gets a union; will US3 and labor continue to fight it?
Runway Girl NetworkMarch 31, 2017

Will the labor union objections to Norwegian Air International (NAI), the Ireland-based arm of the Norwegian family, stop now? The budget airline secured a deal with the International Association of Machinists (IAM) to represent the 40 North America ...more »

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Labor Unions Endorse Jack O'Neill for Philly DA
Philadelphia magazineApril 27, 2017

Eight labor unions have endorsed Jack O'Neill in the race for District Attorney of Philadelphia. O'Neill, a 35-year-old Democrat, joined the race last month at the last possible moment. He's a Philly native who worked for 10 years as an assistant ...more »

Brazil Lawmakers Pass Labor Bill in Bittersweet Victory for Temer
U.S. News & World ReportApril 27, 2017

Approval of the labor bill by the lower house came two days before a national strike and demonstrations called by labor unions and leftist parties to protest Temer's reform program that they say undermines workers' rights to the benefit of business ...more »

25 Years After Rodney King, Study Finds LAPD More Trusted Than LAUSD, Labor Unions, Media
CBS Los AngelesApril 26, 2017

The DWP wasn't far behind with about 57 percent, while only about 46 percent of respondents thought the LAUSD and labor unions would do what is right the majority of the time. Religious institutions (nearly 54 percent) and the amorphous group ...more »

Donald Trump plans to fill the National Labor Relations Board with union-busters: report
SalonApril 25, 2017

Trump will soon nominate a union-buster to sit on the National Labor Relations Board, according to a Politico report. The NLRB was established in 1935 as an independent government agency to protect unfair labor practices and collective bargaining.more »

Labor unions now synonymous with 'troublemakers': Minister
Jakarta PostApril 25, 2017

Labor unions now synonymous with 'troublemakers': Minister Manpower Minister Hanif Dhakiri (center) launches six villages as “Desa Peduli Buruh Migran” or Care for Migrant Workers Villages (Desbumi) in East Nusa Tenggara. (JP/Djemi Amnifu) ...more »

After losing ground, Democrats try to jump start support from working class
The San Diego Union-TribuneApril 23, 2017

“The Democratic Party, traditionally, has used labor unions as boots on the ground, and more as an ATM machine as opposed to really understanding our issues and our values, and absorbing it into the Democratic platform,” said Nate Fairman, the club's ...more »

With labor's help, Renner outspends Lower 2-1
Bloomington PantagraphApril 23, 2017

Patrick Hardesty, business manager for the plumbers local, said his union supported Renner with $10,000 — $5,000 each for the primary and general election races — because of his progressive agenda for improving infrastructure and roads and "making ...more »

Labor group levels charges of union busting against Muslim rights organization
Fox NewsApril 21, 2017

The nation's largest Muslim advocacy organization has been hit with charges of union busting amid a row with a labor union attempting to organize its Washington, D.C., staff. The Maryland-based Service Employees International Union Local 500 filed a ...more »

Tesla is having some predictable union problems
Business InsiderApril 21, 2017

Tesla might be the second-largest US carmaker by market capitalization, having surpassed Ford and threatened General Motors with its recent surge to a $50-billion valuation, but it's the most naive when it comes to understanding how labor operates in ...more »

Report: Labor unions outspend Soros and Koch brothers in politics
Illinois News NetworkApril 21, 2017

“Unions and labor organizations are very politically active in Illinois," ICFPR Executive Director Sarah Brune said. "They have been for a long time and they do represent a lot of people working in the state.” The NILRR report said unions generate ...more »

Should 'right to work' be added to NC constitution? Bill clears NC House committee
News & ObserverApril 20, 2017

If the bill passes both the House and Senate, voters would decide in November 2018 if the state law governing union activity should be added to the constitution. The law – and the constitutional amendment – bans employers from requiring their workers ...more »

Falls water board announces deals with labor unions | Local News ...
Niagara GazetteApril 20, 2017

The Niagara Falls Water Board has announced the ratification of a proposed new contract for three of the six labor unions that serve the public entity.more »

Labor unions seek audit of Atondo Trenching
Northern California RecordApril 19, 2017

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Jose licensed general contractor is alleged to have failed to permit labor groups to conduct an audit per the terms of their bargaining agreement. Board of trustees of the Laborers Health and Welfare Trust Fund for Northern ...more »

Stefanik receives $8.5K in labor union contributions in first quarter
Glens Falls Post-Star (blog)April 19, 2017

Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, received $8,500 in campaign contributions from labor unions in the first quarter, including contributions from two labor unions that had not contributed to either of her previous campaigns, according to a report her ...more »

Cortez Masto talks Trump budget, immigration reform and labor ...
Las Vegas SunApril 19, 2017

U.S. Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto fielded questions from dozens of Nevada residents Tuesday night at Las Vegas City Hall, touching on topics of immigration, ...more »

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