Labor News

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Obama administration to fed contractors: Comply with labor law

The administration issued a final 369-page rule explaining just how federal contractors must comply with labor law.

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NLRB forcing employers to reimburse illegally fired workers

"The board should not require the victims of unfair labor practices to bear the consequential costs imposed on them by a respondent's unlawful conduct."

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Details of Dem draft platform reveal many strong pro-worker planks

"Donald Trump may talk tough, but he has consistently outsourced his own products. American workers deserve better."

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Court says workers can't be forced to sign mandatory arbitration clauses

Abstract: Forcing workers to sign away their right to sue or join class action lawsuits against employers violates the National Labor Relations Act, says the 7th Circuit.

 

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NLRB keeps up the pressure on Menard's

The Menards decision actually enlarges and deepens the NLRB's reach into the language and attitude of business operators, since it demands reissued handbooks.

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CWA: Deutsche Telekom faces rising pressure over T-Mobile misconduct

Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.

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The "Right-to-Work" movement's attack on women workers

If strong public sector union jobs are eroded as a result of the right-to-work movement's attack, this will be an added setback for women's economic status in the U.S.

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Construction workers killed on the job, manager goes to jail

On Christmas Eve 2009, when the scaffolding they were working on broke in half, four workers were not wearing safety lines and fell thirteen floors.

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NLRB casting jaundiced eye against forced arbitrations

If you signed an employment contract in the past 15 years, you likely also signed away your rights to sue your employer if you get fired for bad reasons.

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