Labor News

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Justices toss permanent company payment of union retiree health benefits

"The Yard-Man ruling violates ordinary contract principles by placing a thumb on the scale in favor of vested retiree benefits in all collective-bargaining agreements."

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Postal unions, allies go ‘back to the future’ with banking plan for USPS

The nation's four postal unions and their allies have taken at least one leaf from the movie "Back to the Future."

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Officials admit bosses to blame for West Coast port tie-up

Longshore workers are ready, willing and able to clear the backlog created by the industry's poor decisions.

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Unions added 48,000 members last year

Union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported, but the workforce grew even more.

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After 26 years, government to end direct oversight of Teamsters

After 26 years, the federal government plans to end its consent decree and its direct oversight governing the Teamsters. But there are still strings attached.

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Union leaders give Obama positive reviews except on trade

Union leaders gave President Obama's 2015 State of the Union address generally positive reviews.

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Call for stronger labor law first for Obama on national television

Obama, for the first time since he took office six years ago, used his State of the Union Speech last Tuesday to call for new, tougher labor laws to protect worker's rights.

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Happiness is … joining a union!

Union members are happier with their lives than nonunion workers. Makes sense, right? Now comes a study that proves it.

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Tentative pact lets 18,000 Kaiser California nurses cancel strike

"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."

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Newspaper Guild changes name to NewsGuild, re-elects Lunzer

After almost eight decades as The Newspaper Guild, delegates to the union's convention voted to officially change its name to The NewsGuild.

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