An Australian ship building company in Mobile, Ala., hired by the Navy is forcing workers to follow bad construction plans and, at the same time, is blocking their effort to unionize.
"The president wants to push for public and private infrastructure investment, we say bring it on. Union workers stand ready to meet the needs of the largest project you can think up."
A 4 percent hike would start to make up for the three years of federal pay freezes and increased pension contributions-without increased future pension payouts-that Congress imposed on federal workers.
I've witnessed healthcare workers in a suffocating environment that is dubious from start to finish.
No matter how this is recast or repackaged, the bottom line is the hard-working men and women employed at takeover targets get the short end of the stick.
OSHA is really pissed off at Ohio Bell, especially when it disciplines workers for reporting on-the-job injuries that would be considered "little things."
"It often feels like students are an afterthought and professors are an inconvenience."
The UAW have filed formal unfair labor practices charges with the National Labor Relations Board concerning their narrow loss in the union recognition vote.
Thiry-four percent of Houston's children live in poverty. Overall, 22 percent of the people live below the official poverty level, with racial minorities the hardest hit.
Hundreds of nurses, hospital workers and supporters hit the picket line in the bitter cold here, Feb. 11.