WASHINGTON — The National Labor Relations Board, in a long-awaited ruling, made it easier on Thursday for unions to negotiate on behalf of workers at fast-food chains and other companies relying on contractors and franchisees.
Missouri AFL-CIO Chief: We don’t donate to Planned Parenthood
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The leading AFL-CIO official in the state released a statement today clarifying that the labor group has no formal position on abortion, and does not contribute to Planned Parenthood.
Minimum-Wage Waivers for Union Members Stir Standoff
Labor groups seek exemptions in pay-floor laws, but business groups say such opt-outs aren’t fair
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Unions have been a driving force behind the wave of municipal minimum-wage increases sweeping the country.
N.L.R.B. Rejects Northwestern Football Players’ Union Bid
The National Labor Relations Board on Monday dismissed a petition by Northwestern football players who were seeking to unionize, effectively denying their claim that they are university employees and should be allowed to collectively bargain.
Americans Are Becoming More Pro-Union
Public perception of unions took a hit during the Great Recession, but is now at its highest point in six years.
By Janie Velencia at The Huffington Post
Americans have grown more supportive of labor unions in recent years, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.
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Machinists Union Members Outraged Over Hillary Clinton Endorsement, Say They Want Bernie Sanders
The International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) announced Friday that it would endorse Hillary Clinton as its preferred Democratic presidential candidate.