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Prison Guards Join Inmates In Strike Over Labor Practices

Prison Guards Join Inmates In Strike Over Labor Practices | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
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Just Born’s ‘peeps’ returning to work; ending strike

Just Born’s ‘peeps’ returning to work; ending strike | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The peeps who make Peeps are back at work.
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VW's plant in Tenn. becomes epicenter of challenge to 'micro-unions'

VW's plant in Tenn. becomes epicenter of challenge to 'micro-unions' | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Volkswagen has joined other large companies and a chorus of business groups and Republican lawmakers in challenging a union strategy of organizing splinter groups of workers, but experts say recent court decisions approving the tactic suggest it is...
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A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears

A closer look as deadline for Chicago teachers strike nears | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
CHICAGO (AP) — Teachers in the country's third-largest city have cranked up the heat in contract talks, threatening to go on strike in less than two weeks
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Union Leader: Less Pressure on Teachers Thanks to Rights Activists

Union Leader: Less Pressure on Teachers Thanks to Rights Activists | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Under Rouhani, “They have changed tactics from hard forms of pressure to milder ones.” The leader of Iran’s largest teachers’ rights organiza
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Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas dispute

Union launches boycott of Trump companies amid Vegas dispute | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union members are calling on the public to boycott Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's businesses nationwide because he isn'
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Table Mountain Cableway: Strike action to affect operating hours!

Table Mountain Cableway: Strike action to affect operating hours! | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
update (29 Sept 2016): Table Mountain Aerial Cableway Company staff members affiliated to the South African Commercial Catering Workers
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95% of Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike

95% of Chicago teachers vote to authorize strike | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
CHICAGO — Teachers in the nation's third-largest public school district have overwhelmingly voted in support of a strike, though the earliest one could occur is mid-October.
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British Steel in profit 100 days after its rebirth

British Steel in profit 100 days after its rebirth | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
British Steel has already reached profitability, its executive chairman said on Thursday, as he criticised the previous management's running of the company.
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Phoenix allows city workers more political speech

Phoenix's workforce of municipal employees — and their local unions — will have a more powerful voice in future elections for mayor and City Council after city leaders voted Tuesday to...
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GM Canada vows to wipe out pension shortfall; workers ratify deal

GM Canada vows to wipe out pension shortfall; workers ratify deal | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The new contract was approved by 64.7 per cent of workers who voted
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Hard-line BMA members's fury as junior doctors strikes are called off

Hard-line BMA members's fury as junior doctors strikes are called off | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Dr Ellen McCourt (pictured), chair of the junior doctors committee, said the strikes were suspended ‘in light of feedback from doctors, patients and the public.
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Peacock Productions Votes To Unionize, Count (Finally) Shows

Peacock Productions Votes To Unionize, Count (Finally) Shows | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Peacock Productions has voted in favor of unionizing with the WGA East, a result that comes more than three years after writers and producers at the NBCUniversal reality/nonfiction production subsidiary first cast their ballots.
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U.S. West Coast Dockworkers to Talk Contract Extension with Shippers – gCaptain

U.S. West Coast Dockworkers to Talk Contract Extension with Shippers – gCaptain | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES, Sept 27 (Reuters) – Shipping companies and a powerful dockworkers union have agreed to discuss a possible extension to a contract reached last year, ending labor strife that disrupted U.S.
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Harvard's dining hall workers preparing for strike

Harvard's dining hall workers preparing for strike | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Harvard University dining hall workers are preparing to go on strike. The workers, represented by the Unite Here Local 26, sa
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Democratic host committee raises $85 million

Democratic host committee raises $85 million | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The Democrats' fundraising exceeds the Republicans' by almost $20 million.
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British Steel back in profit after spin-off from Tata

British Steel back in profit after spin-off from Tata | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Investment firm Greybull Capital LLP bought the steelworks for 1 pound, reviving the historic British Steel brand
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Magna Deal Gives UAW Second Victory in Southern US

Magna Deal Gives UAW Second Victory in Southern US | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
SPRING HILL, TN—The UAW is claiming another victory in the southern United States, with union members voting nearly unanimously to approve a new contract with the Magna Seating assembly plant here.
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Do Unions Raise Wages?

Do unions raise wages for workers as a whole? If not, can unions raise the wages of some workers? The answer is, well, it depends. Unions have the abilit
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UPS Uses Drone to Deliver Package to Boston-Area Island

UPS Uses Drone to Deliver Package to Boston-Area Island | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
United Parcel Service Inc. said Friday it successfully used a drone to deliver medicine to an island near Boston, jumping into a race with competitors such as Amazon.com Inc. to test drone delivery inside the U.S.
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Chicago Teachers Union Sets Strike Date

The Chicago Teachers Union House of Delegates voted on the strike Wednesday.
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Do Big Unions Buy Politicians?

Who poses the biggest threat to America's economy by striking deals with crooked politicians? Big Oil, Big Pharma, or Big Unions? Daniel DiSalvo, politica
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Dublin Bus strike: Sides begin talks as two-day stoppage looms

Dublin Bus strike: Sides begin talks as two-day stoppage looms | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Union tells Varadkar to ‘stick to his brief’ after Minister calls for suspension of strike
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DAILY BRIEFING: MG stops car production at Longbridge plant

DAILY BRIEFING: MG stops car production at Longbridge plant | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The firm, owned by a Chinese group, moved production overseas. Finishing had continued to be carried out in the UK but the firm reportedly says it is no longer economically viable.
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EasyJet calls off strike as takeover talk evaporates

EasyJet calls off strike as takeover talk evaporates | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
EasyJet pilots have suspended plans to strike after an eleventh hour offer from the budget airline’
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