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Busan's Subway Workers Go on Strike over Wage Dispute

Busan's Subway Workers Go on Strike over Wage Dispute | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
BUSAN, Jul.10 (Korea Bizwire) — Unionized subway workers in Busan, a major southern port city, went on indefinite strike Wednesday …...
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Angry passengers turn on unions as millions face check-in chaos | Daily

Angry passengers turn on unions as millions face check-in chaos | Daily | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Angry passengers have slammed trade unions over strike threats at a dozen UK airports this summer that would cause major disruption and 'spoil holidays for hard working people'.
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South Korea hit by strikes after minimum wage hike slowdown

South Korea hit by strikes after minimum wage hike slowdown | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
SEOUL -- President Moon Jae-in came into office in 2017 pledging to help the working classes, but now the labor unions that once backed the South Kore...
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'We will win because we are right': As United Steelworkers leader steps down, he leaves a fight unfinished

'We will win because we are right': As United Steelworkers leader steps down, he leaves a fight unfinished | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
From a cold mining town in northern Ontario to the top of the Pittsburgh-based union, Leo Gerard, 72, fought mostly unstoppable forces.
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Julián Castro Is Running for President & Supporting Striking Amazon & McDonald’s Workers

Julián Castro Is Running for President & Supporting Striking Amazon & McDonald’s Workers | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Amid labor strikes against poor working conditions and low wages for Amazon and McDonald’s workers, we speak with 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro about workers’ rights, fair pay and where he stands on foreign policy, from China to Israel.
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Contract Negotiations between UAW and GM Will Decide the Fate of the Lordstown Plant | WKSU

Contract Negotiations between UAW and GM Will Decide the Fate of the Lordstown Plant | WKSU | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Autoworkers in Lordstown are hopeful as national contract negotiations are underway with General Motors Co.GM and the United Auto Works are to begin talks...
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UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us | MarketScreener

UAW president to GM: We invested in you, now invest in us | MarketScreener | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The UAW and General Motors Co on Tuesday formally kicked off contract talks, with the union's president calling on the automaker to keep open plants it has slated for closure and to invest in its...| July 16, 2019...
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What is driving up the cost of highway construction?

What is driving up the cost of highway construction? | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Prunty and Wessel discuss the paper by Leah Brooks and Zachary Liscow that documents and analyzes spending on new construction of the U.S. Interstates over the course of the second half of the 20th century.
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Slowing sales, rising costs set stage for start of UAW contract talks with Detroit 3 | Autos

Slowing sales, rising costs set stage for start of UAW contract talks with Detroit 3 | Autos | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
In recent years, Detroit automakers have been at relative peace with the United Auto Workers union because times have been good and profit-sharing...
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Court Delivers Blow to Federal Unions Fighting Trump’s Workforce Orders

Court Delivers Blow to Federal Unions Fighting Trump’s Workforce Orders | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
A three-judge panel found that federal employee unions should have gone to the FLRA with their legal challenges before filing a federal lawsuit.
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Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) - Strikes And Protests Paint Amazon's Prime Day Sales In Europe

Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) - Strikes And Protests Paint Amazon's Prime Day Sales In Europe | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Every year, Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) Prime Day brings forth two stark realities – an exhilarating "offers galore" day for consumers and harrowing ...
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How Big Strike 30 Years Ago Aided Fight for Single Payer

How Big Strike 30 Years Ago Aided Fight for Single Payer | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Thirty years ago this summer, 60,000 telephone workers walked off the job in New York and New England — and stayed out for seventeen weeks.Their struggle against NYNEX, a telecom giant, became one of labor’s few big strike victories, during a decade that began with the disastrous defeat of PATCO,...
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A $15 minimum wage started as a slogan. This week, it's set to pass the House.

A $15 minimum wage started as a slogan. This week, it's set to pass the House. | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
This week, the House of Representatives will vote on the Raise the Wage Act, which would make $15 an hour a reality for nearly all American workers by 2024. And it's expected to pass.
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TUC: Automation plan needed to avoid regional jobs crisis

TUC: Automation plan needed to avoid regional jobs crisis | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
UK has "an appalling track record on managing industrial change in a fair and just way" - report...
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Unions eye strike action after Diageo workers reject ‘disgusting’ pay offer

Unions eye strike action after Diageo workers reject ‘disgusting’ pay offer | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Scottish Diageo workers could be set for strike action after they rejected an “insulting” pay offer from the spirits giant.
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A pilot for the airline that delivers Amazon's packages said that he attended Monday's much-publicized strike to 'stand together and show that solidarity'

A pilot for the airline that delivers Amazon's packages said that he attended Monday's much-publicized strike to 'stand together and show that solidarity' | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
"I don't know if we'll get change today or tomorrow, but I think this is a great first step," Atlas Air pilot Michael Russo told Business Insider.
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With plant closures looming, GM, Fiat Chrysler warn workers auto industry facing tough future – Raw Story

With plant closures looming, GM, Fiat Chrysler warn workers auto industry facing tough future – Raw Story | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
With plant closures hanging over the start of contract negotiations, General Motors chief Mary Barra on Tuesday warned the United Auto Workers union that the industry is facing a difficult road ahead.
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With UAW Talks, Tradition Clashes With Rapid Change

With UAW Talks, Tradition Clashes With Rapid Change | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
The start of the UAW's negotiations with Detroit automakers highlighted how bargaining traditions are clashing with a rapidly changing industry.
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UAW Members Ratify Labor Agreement For AK Steel's Butler Works | MarketScreener

UAW Members Ratify Labor Agreement For AK Steel's Butler Works | MarketScreener | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
WEST CHESTER, Ohio, July 15, 2019 -- AK Steel said today that members of the United Auto Workers , Local 3303, have ratified a three year labor agreement covering about 1,200 hourly...| July 15, 2019...
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Union Reacts To Court Backing Trump

Union Reacts To Court Backing Trump | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Shearon is referring to a decision issued today - July 16 - by a 2-1 split panel of the U.S.Circuit Court of Appeals, DC Circuit...
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Retail Employers Continue to Face a Myriad of Challenges in the Workplace - Take 5 Newsletter - July 2019 | Epstein Becker & Green - JDSupra

Retail Employers Continue to Face a Myriad of Challenges in the Workplace - Take 5 Newsletter - July 2019 | Epstein Becker & Green - JDSupra | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
This edition of Take 5 highlights compliance with cutting-edge issues—such as pay equity, workplace violence, and artificial intelligence (“AI”)—that have a significant impact on...
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Zimbabwe public worker strike on the cards after pay offer rejected | IOL Business Report

Zimbabwe public worker strike on the cards after pay offer rejected | IOL Business Report | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Zimbabwe’s public sector workers on Tuesday night rejected the government’s latest pay offer.
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Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike - News : Retail (#1120614)

Walmart Chile reaches agreement with union workers to end six-day strike - News : Retail (#1120614) | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
News retail : Walmart Chile said its store locations would resume normal operations on Tuesday after it reached an agreement with a union of 17,000 workers, ending a six-day strike over wages and automated jobs.
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Protests on Prime Day

Protests on Prime Day | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
It is Prime Day. So people are buying lots of stuff, I guess. But it’s worth noting that Amazon is a really horrible employer. They vulture into vulnerable communities to put their warehouse and treat those workers, who largely have few other options, like garbage.
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Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda - The New York Times

Trump’s New Top Labor Official Is Expected to Advance an Anti-Labor Agenda - The New York Times | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
One of Mr. Pizzella’s White House admirers describes him as a “movement conservative” more likely to agree with the White House on cutting labor rules and weakening unions than his predecessor.
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Unions say government must do more to plan for rise of automation and protect working people

Unions say government must do more to plan for rise of automation and protect working people | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
"The UK has an appalling track record on managing industrial change in a fair and just way."...
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