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Occupied Wall Street, Seen From Abroad

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Why is the Mideast taking Occupy Wall Street more seriously than Midtown?
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Here Are The States That Raised Their Minimum Wages Without Congress

Here Are The States That Raised Their Minimum Wages Without Congress | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Ten have taken matters into their own hands and increased their minimum wages since January.
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The "Fight for $15" at Nation's Top Hospital Remains Unfinished

The "Fight for $15" at Nation's Top Hospital Remains Unfinished | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
TRNN reporter Jaisal Noor examines the tentative contract agreement reached between Johns Hopkins Hospital and SEIU Local 1199 after a three-day strike and months of negotiations.
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How Making a Friend in HR Can Help Your Career

How Making a Friend in HR Can Help Your Career | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
A well-placed mole can tell you when key decisions are made, how to ask your boss for a raise, and more, says career coach Caroline Ceniza-Levine.
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Why Companies That Pay Above the Minimum Wage Come Out Ahead

Why Companies That Pay Above the Minimum Wage Come Out Ahead | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
This article is by Zeynep Tone, an adjunct associate professor of operations management at the MIT Sloan School of Management and the author of The Good Jobs Strategy: How the Smartest Companies Invest in Employees to Lower Costs and Boost Profits.
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St. Petersburg says they can't afford 'living wage' raise for workers - Tampabay.com

St. Petersburg says they can't afford 'living wage' raise for workers - Tampabay.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
St. Petersburg says they can't afford 'living wage' raise for workers Tampabay.com The city instead offered a 2 percent raise to city union workers, which will cost about $915,000, said Kristen Mory, the city's labor relations and compensation...
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TriMet files new labor complaint against union - Portland Tribune

TriMet files new labor complaint against union - Portland Tribune | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
TriMet files new labor complaint against union Portland Tribune "Collective bargaining statutes clearly state how the parties should move through the negotiation process and maximize the opportunities for settlement,” TriMet Executive Director of...
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The Audacious New Proposal To Save The Labor Movement

The Audacious New Proposal To Save The Labor Movement | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Service Employees International Union-United Healthcare Workers West (SEIU-UHW) president Dave Regan says that it is time for the labor movement to "play offense." (RT @Sarah__Reynolds: The Audacious New Proposal To Save The Labor Movement
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Lamar Alexander calls on Senate to rein in National Labor Relations Board - Washington Examiner

Lamar Alexander calls on Senate to rein in National Labor Relations Board - Washington Examiner | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
WorkplaceChoice.org Lamar Alexander calls on Senate to rein in National Labor Relations Board Washington Examiner Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., proposed legislation last week that would prevent the National Labor Relations Board from implementing a...
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Obama Orders Philadelphia Transit Workers To End Strike

Obama Orders Philadelphia Transit Workers To End Strike | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama is forcing workers in Philadelphia's commuter rail strike to return to the job. Obama granted Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's request to create a presidential emergency board to mediate the d...
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Uber Accelerates In Europe As Incumbent Powers Stamp Their Feet | TechCrunch

Uber Accelerates In Europe As Incumbent Powers Stamp Their Feet | TechCrunch | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
As many European countries see protests of scale against the popular, and controversial-to-some, ride-share service Uber, the company is seeing massive..
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HRPA to leave Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations | Canadian HR Reporter

HRPA to leave Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations | Canadian HR Reporter | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Ontario association will pull out effective June 30 (Are you aware of what is happening in the HR Ontario world the end of June?
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Human Resources Student Organization Recognized as Industry Best - Tennessee Today

Human Resources Student Organization Recognized as Industry Best - Tennessee Today | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Human Resources Student Organization Recognized as Industry Best Tennessee Today UT's student chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management has been named the most outstanding chapter worldwide, according to its parent organization.
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Back to School for Labor Relations Training - Chier Learning Officer

Back to School for Labor Relations Training - Chier Learning Officer | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Chier Learning Officer Back to School for Labor Relations Training Chier Learning Officer With a change in union presence — be it a new union or a new attitude toward labor management relations — comes a need for leadership education.
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The high cost of bargains: Hidden government subsidies to low-wage employers | Oxfam America The Politics of Poverty Blog

How can so many corporations make their goods and services so cheap?
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Union local to be formed at Tenn. Volkswagen plant: UAW - CanadianManufacturing.com

Union local to be formed at Tenn. Volkswagen plant: UAW - CanadianManufacturing.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Union local to be formed at Tenn. Volkswagen plant: UAW CanadianManufacturing.com The union filed—but later abandoned—a challenge of the outcome with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).
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'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply - KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest

'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply - KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
'The Great Fish Swap': How America Is Downgrading Its Seafood Supply KPLU News for Seattle and the Northwest Shrimp and salmon are two case studies in the unraveling of America's seafood economy, according to Paul Greenberg, author of the new book...
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City of Lakeland Hires New Human Resources, Civil Service Director - The Ledger

City of Lakeland Hires New Human Resources, Civil Service Director - The Ledger | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
City of Lakeland Hires New Human Resources, Civil Service Director The Ledger Mark Farrington, 59, was chosen from a group of 60 applicants to fill the job left vacant since the city's former human resources director, Tommy Hamrick, resigned in...
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Why We Must Invest In Millennials To Survive

Why We Must Invest In Millennials To Survive | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Find out why understanding the Millennial generation is important, if not crucial to a business' survival. Bill McDermott, SAP co-CEO, offers his insight. (#100whatifs: What if a #millennial ran your company?
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Labor Relations Board judge to hear claims against Rancho Dominguez trucking ... - Long Beach Press-Telegram

Labor Relations Board judge to hear claims against Rancho Dominguez trucking ... - Long Beach Press-Telegram | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Labor Relations Board judge to hear claims against Rancho Dominguez trucking ...
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Undernews: Worker center joins labor union excutive board

Undernews: Worker center joins labor union excutive board | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The Review has long argued that labor unions should find new non-union ways to organize non-union workers, Here's a recent example: AFL-CIO - In Washington State, Casa Latina made history in becoming the first worker ...
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National Labor Relations Board rules employers wrong to fire profane employees | WashingtonExaminer.com

National Labor Relations Board rules employers wrong to fire profane employees | WashingtonExaminer.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
In a pair of recent cases, the National Labor Relations Board has ruled against businesses who fired workers who used profanity in the workplace.
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St. Petersburg city workers want a living wage - Tampabay.com

St. Petersburg city workers want a living wage - Tampabay.com | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
St. Petersburg city workers want a living wage Tampabay.com On Friday, the union that represents about 1,200 blue and white collar St. Petersburg workers met with city labor officials for the year's first contract negotiating session.
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Why Students Aren't Fighting Forever 21

Why Students Aren't Fighting Forever 21 | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
The grand opening of an extra-cheap Forever 21 was marked not by picketers but by customers who lined up early.
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Home care workers rally today for a $15 minimum wage

Home care workers rally today for a $15 minimum wage | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Home care providers are the latest group of low-wage workers demanding a minimum hourly wage of $15. These workers, who perform minor medical duties and light housekeeping tasks, often for the elderly, will rally Wednesday on Public Square.
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Labor Unions: Obamacare Will 'Shatter' Our Health Benefits, Cause 'Nightmare Scenarios'

Labor Unions: Obamacare Will 'Shatter' Our Health Benefits, Cause 'Nightmare Scenarios' | Labor and Employee Relations | Scoop.it
Labor unions are among the key institutions responsible for the passage of Obamacare. They spent tons of money electing Democrats to Congress in 2006 and 2008, and fought hard to push the health law through the legislature in 2009 and 2010.
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