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GM Korea's R&D Separation Plan Okayed amid Union Opposition

GM Korea's R&D Separation Plan Okayed amid Union Opposition | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Shareholders in GM Korea Co.on Friday approved the company’s plan to establish a separate …...
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Backing Teachers, Sanders Says LA Strike Exposes National Need for 'Revolution in Public Education'

Backing Teachers, Sanders Says LA Strike Exposes National Need for 'Revolution in Public Education' | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
"What we accept as normal today with regard to education, I want your grandchildren to tell you that you were crazy to accept," said the Vermont senator...
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Union tells Shell no automatic extension of refinery contract: sources | One America News Network

Union tells Shell no automatic extension of refinery contract: sources | One America News Network | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
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Nissan to Cut up to 700 Contract Workers in Mississippi

Nissan to Cut up to 700 Contract Workers in Mississippi | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Nissan Motor Co. announced Thursday that it's cutting up to 700 contract workers at its Mississippi assembly plant, citing slowing sales for vans and Titan pickup trucks that it makes there.
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Union Membership In The U.S. Dropped Slightly In 2018

Union Membership In The U.S. Dropped Slightly In 2018 | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
A long downward slide continued, but unions still had victories to celebrate.
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The Los Angeles teacher strike has a huge problem: Pensions

The Los Angeles teacher strike has a huge problem: Pensions | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The sticking point is that the school district can’t financially afford or legally spend as much as the union demands.
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The Indignity of Work Without Pay

The Indignity of Work Without Pay | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
In the midst of the longest government shutdown in history, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown this week launched a “Dignity of Work” listening tour.| By Leo Gerard...
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GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule

GOP Leaders Back New Franchise Rule | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Republican Congressional leaders are throwing their weight behind a new federal labor regulation reversing a controversial Obama-era ruling.
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LAUSD teachers' strike has cost $97 million. Now both sides are negotiating again

LAUSD teachers' strike has cost $97 million. Now both sides are negotiating again | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Talks resumed Thursday for the first time since more than 30,000 educators walked off the job to demand smaller class sizes, more school staffing and higher teacher salaries....
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In New Jersey, the Minimum Wage Is Set to Rise to $15 an Hour - The New York Times

In New Jersey, the Minimum Wage Is Set to Rise to $15 an Hour - The New York Times | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
An agreement that would raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2024 would place New Jersey among the most progressive states on a so-called living wage, joining California and Massachusetts.
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How Rush City Inmates Organized a Successful Prison Strike

How Rush City Inmates Organized a Successful Prison Strike | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Two inmates from a Minnesota state prison discuss organizing a strike—and why they feel rehabilitative programming is still inadequate.
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Dismissal of union leaders for organizing blood donation camp: Sri Lankan workers protest

Dismissal of union leaders for organizing blood donation camp: Sri Lankan workers protest | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Hundreds working in the rubbery industry went on an indefinite strike demanding the five union leaders be reinstated.The leaders were involved in an arbitration process...
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Teachers’ Strike Brings L.A. Charter School Battle to a Head

Teachers’ Strike Brings L.A. Charter School Battle to a Head | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Charter schools have seen explosive growth in L.A., and now striking educators claim they’ve left traditional schools overcrowded and under-resourced....
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Tunisia's largest union stages nationwide strike over pay | IOL Business Report

Tunisia's largest union stages nationwide strike over pay | IOL Business Report | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
An economic crisis has eroded living standards in the country and unemployment is high.
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Backing Teachers, Sanders Says LA Strike Exposes National Need for 'Revolution in Public Education'

Backing Teachers, Sanders Says LA Strike Exposes National Need for 'Revolution in Public Education' | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
"What we accept as normal today with regard to education, I want your grandchildren to tell you that you were crazy to accept," said the Vermont senator...
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Tesla Cuts Seven Percent of Staff

Tesla Cuts Seven Percent of Staff | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Elon Musk CEO Tesla announced in a company-wide email he is cutting seven percent of staff. He described the road ahead as “very difficult” for Tesla but noted the company was profitable in 2018.
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Wisconsin union membership down 11,000 in 2018

Wisconsin union membership down 11,000 in 2018 | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The number of workers in Wisconsin who are members of unions declined by 11,000 to 219,000 in 2018, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Manufacturing Surge Pushes Industrial Production Up 0.3 Percent

Manufacturing Surge Pushes Industrial Production Up 0.3 Percent | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The Federal Reserve said Friday that that manufacturing output jumped 1.1 percent last month, the largest gain since February 2018.
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NLRB Still Operating During Government Shutdown

NLRB Still Operating During Government Shutdown | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The National Labor Relations Board NLRB is operational during the government shutodwn and has plans in place if funding ceases.
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Teachers, LAUSD Back At Bargaining Table As Thousands Rally Downtown – CBS Los Angeles

Teachers, LAUSD Back At Bargaining Table As Thousands Rally Downtown – CBS Los Angeles | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Bargaining teams from the union representing striking Los Angeles teachers and officials with the Los Angeles Unified School District had a second consecutive productive day of contract negotiations.
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‘The Reckoning Has Come’: Denver Teachers Union Takes A Hard Line In Negotiations

‘The Reckoning Has Come’: Denver Teachers Union Takes A Hard Line In Negotiations | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Salary talks grew tense Tuesday as teachers demand a traditional pay structure.
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How workers are winning $15 an hour: by acting like a union | Mary Kay Henry | Opinion | The Guardian

How workers are winning $15 an hour: by acting like a union | Mary Kay Henry | Opinion | The Guardian | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Legislation to raise the federal minimum wage is a direct response to activists raising their voices in unison...
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Fecal Matter Meets Electrical Wind Machine: NLRB Scrambles to Re-Evaluate Joint Employment –

Fecal Matter Meets Electrical Wind Machine: NLRB Scrambles to Re-Evaluate Joint Employment – | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
According to the British site, The Phrase Finder, the expression When the shit hits the fan “alludes to the unmissable effects of shit being thrown into an electric fan.” That’s lovely.The Cambridge Dictionary (also U.K.) describes the idiom a bit more delicately: “also, when the shit flies, [when]...
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Old Town School Of Folk Music Teachers Vote To Join Illinois Federation Of Teachers –

Old Town School Of Folk Music Teachers Vote To Join Illinois Federation Of Teachers – | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
A majority of teachers voted to form the Old Town Teachers Organization, or OTTO.
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Strike by Los Angeles teachers enters fifth day amid talks

Strike by Los Angeles teachers enters fifth day amid talks | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The Western Journal has not reviewed this Associated Press story prior to publication. Therefore, it may contain editorial bias or may in some other way not meet our normal editorial standards. It is provided to our readers as a service from The Western Journal.
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Tunisia’s largest union starts nationwide strike over pay

Tunisia’s largest union starts nationwide strike over pay | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
January 17, 201911:27 am TUNIS (Reuters) – Rail, bus and air traffic stopped in Tunisia on Thursday after the powerful Tunisian General Labor Union (UGTT) staged a one-day nationwide strike to protest against the Tunisian government’s refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants.
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