The Real Singapore had recently published a commentary piece by Mr Roy Ngerng titled “LOCAL CONSTRUCTION COMPANIES ARE TOO DEPENDENT ON CHEAP FOREIGN WORKERS”. The link can be found here… 2,061 more words
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Twenty-nine workers from 14 fast-food restaurants in the Twin Cities walked off the job today, joining a nationwide strike for higher pay and the right to organize a union without retaliation from their employers. 405 more words
Well, first off, it is once again not International Bacon Day. That ship has sailed for the year.
Actually I was thinking about the show… 1,136 more words
Home health care workers in Minnesota have spoken, and they voted decisively to form a union, the state’s Bureau of Mediation Services announced yesterday.
Now the fight to improve the lives of home care workers and the people they serve shifts from the organizing field to the negotiation table – and back to the State Capitol. 473 more words
On the 94th anniversary of women’s suffrage in the U.S., a panel of three state lawmakers from the East Metro discussed the gains women workers in Minnesota made with passage of the Women’s Economic Security Act this year – and the work for equality that remains to be done. 660 more words
By Barbara Kestenbaum
As a retired union member, I was thrilled by the National Labor Relations Board’s decision to hold the McDonald’s corporation jointly liable for the choices made by its franchisees as to workers’ rights. 813 more words