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From Occupy to City Hall: Meet the Woman Leading the Fight for $15 in Seattle | BillMoyers.com

From Occupy to City Hall: Meet the Woman Leading the Fight for $15 in Seattle | BillMoyers.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Kshama Sawant is shaking up the city's political establishment -- and making all the right enemies in her campaign for a living wage.
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Hundreds march in Atlanta seeking boost in minimum wage

Hundreds march in Atlanta seeking boost in minimum wage | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Hundreds of people marched from Ebenezer Baptist Church to a McDonald’srestaurant a mile away Saturday afternoon demanding fast-food restaurants and other businesses lift the minimum wage.
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Labor Relations in the Marijuana Industry - Lawyers, Guns & Money : Lawyers, Guns & Money

Labor Relations in the Marijuana Industry - Lawyers, Guns & Money : Lawyers, Guns & Money | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
#labor and #NLRB development relating to #marijuana as a business via @ErikLoomis http://t.co/uyybvSKXUZ
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How a hashtag turned into an international adjunct movement - PBS NewsHour

How a hashtag turned into an international adjunct movement - PBS NewsHour | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Adjunct college and university faculty staged a National Adjunct Walkout Day this week to draw attention to their contingent status.
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Walmart Gives a Raise

Walmart Gives a Raise | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Though every little bit helps, the move to lift its minimum hourly wage is only a small improvement.
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Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says union members earn $200 more a week than those not in unions

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez says union members earn $200 more a week than those not in unions | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Do union members really make $200 a week more than people who aren’t in unions? Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said so during the Feb. 4, 2014, edition of MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
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The NBA Players Union Made Two Big Decisions Yesterday

The NBA Players Union Made Two Big Decisions Yesterday | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The NBA's All-Star Weekend is mostly just a 72 hour party with some "basketball" thrown in there to give everybody a break from partying, but some important business is conducted too.
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Labor secretary to press 2 sides in West Coast port dispute

Labor secretary to press 2 sides in West Coast port dispute | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
President Barack Obama is sending his labor secretary to California to meet with both sides in a contract dispute that has affected the flow of goods from Asia into West Coast ports.
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Economic Plan Is a Quandary for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Economic Plan Is a Quandary for Hillary Clinton’s Campaign | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
With advice from more than 200 policy experts, Mrs. Clinton is trying to figure out how to address the anger over income inequality without overly vilifying the wealthy.
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USW Oil Workers at BP Refineries in Indiana and Ohio Join Unfair Labor Practice Strike

USW Oil Workers at BP Refineries in Indiana and Ohio Join Unfair Labor Practice Strike | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The United Steelworkers (USW) today said that workers at BP’s Whiting, Indiana and Toledo, Ohio refineries are joining the union’s unfair labor practice strike against the oil industry that began on Feb.
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Cincinnati reaches deal on pension reform

Cincinnati reaches deal on pension reform | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
(Reuters) - Cincinnati struck a deal with labor unions late on Tuesday to reform the city's troubled $2.4 billion pension system and eliminate an $862 million funding gap over the next 30 years, city officials said in a statement.
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What A Year Labor Unions Had In 2014

What A Year Labor Unions Had In 2014 | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
It was a busy year for labor unions, with victories and setbacks. The 2014 elections didn't go well for union-backed candidates, but some union causes -- such as minimum wage increases -- prospered.
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remove the duty of fair representation of employees who are not members of their collective bargaining units. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government

remove the duty of fair representation of employees who are not members of their collective bargaining units. | We the People: Your Voice in Our Government | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
#Petition: "Remove restrictions when it comes to labor unions and negotiations for wages & benefits, non-union." - http://t.co/dZrLAv9aSe
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Contract negotiations spark Mercy Health protests in Springfield

Contract negotiations spark Mercy Health protests in Springfield | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Labor organizers picketed Monday outside facilities operated by Mercy Health — Ohio’s sixth largest employer — as contract negotiations have stalled.
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Is your Employee Engagement Survey like a Broken Pencil?

Is your Employee Engagement Survey like a Broken Pencil? | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Without timely and tangible action, an employee survey, suggestion box or other (so called) engagement undertaking is ….. ….. pointless. In fact, you could very easily put forward the ide…
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In ILWU-PMA deal, damage is ignored | JOC.com

In ILWU-PMA deal, damage is ignored | JOC.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Last night's announcement shows why the current system of longshore labor relations is rotten to the core.
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Ethics, Anyone? Anti-Right to Work Missouri House Democrat Leader On The Union Payroll

Ethics, Anyone? Anti-Right to Work Missouri House Democrat Leader On The Union Payroll | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The Missouri General Assembly is once again debating bills relating to worker freedom, also known as Right to Work bills. While the professional left is busy wailing and gnashing their teeth over t...
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What Unions Do: How Labor Unions Affect Jobs and the Economy

What Unions Do: How Labor Unions Affect Jobs and the Economy | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Understand how Unions affect Jobs and the Economy. Discover the myths about the Employee Free Choice Act.
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West Coast ports shut down as labor dispute heats up

West Coast ports shut down as labor dispute heats up | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The twenty-nine West Coast ports that are a critical entry point for billions of dollars in trade with Asia will be shut down for four of the next five days.
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Democrats speak out in favor of $15 minimum wage

Democrats speak out in favor of $15 minimum wage | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Several Democratic lawmakers expressed support for $15 minimum wage in press conference
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Furious Cleaners Held a 'Noise Protest' at the BAFTAs Last Night | VICE | United States

Furious Cleaners Held a 'Noise Protest' at the BAFTAs Last Night | VICE | United States | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
They brought red flags to the red carpet because they want sick pay, holiday pay, and overtime.
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Jackson Lewis P.C. | Workplace Resource Center | Senators Introduce Bill to Overhaul National Labor Relations Board

A bill introduced by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) and Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) on January 28 would make significant changes to the National Labor Relations Act, including adding a sixth member to the National Labor...
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$FRP: National Labor Relations Board Agrees; FairPoint Acting In Good Faith - Stock News Wires

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FairPoint Communications, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRP), a leading communications provider, today announced that it ...
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NYC Labor May Break With Police Union

NYC Labor May Break With Police Union | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Labor has been silent so far about Patrick Lynch, the police union leader who is publicly campaigning against Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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