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NLRB Ruling on the Efforts of the Adjunct and Full-Time Contingent Faculty at Pacific Lutheran University to Organize a Collective Bargaining Unit

Pacific Lutheran University argued that SEIU should be prevented from organizing a collective bargaining unit for adjunct faculty at the institution for two reasons: the faculty promote the religious mission of the university and the faculty have managerial rights as described in the “Yeshiva” decision. 1,215 more words

Working Conditions

WSF (1996): “Are Employed Workers And Unions An "Elite"?”

WSF (1996): “Are Employed Workers And Unions An “Elite”?”

From Workers Solidarity, magazine of the Workers Solidarity Federation, volume 2, number 2, third quarter 1996. 229 more words

South Africa

Strikes as #NHS staff try to cope with a system broken by #government (#UK #Politics #austerity)

NHS staff have planned several strikes in the New Year as protests against the government freeze on their pay.

The first strike is planned for 12 hours on 29th January, and again on 25th February and includes nurses and porters. 2,672 more words

Government & Politics

War of the unions: Scuffles, raids, mobsters and lawsuits — these ‘arch-rivals’ just can’t get along

TORONTO — An acrimonious fight between two huge construction unions — openly called “arch-rivals” — is being waged on billboards, the Internet and in court with one of Ontario’s largest pension funds now the focal point of the feud. 1,839 more words



Historical advantages of unions:

They promoted better work safety standards.

They promoted a living wage.

They promoted insurance coverage of all employees and pensions.

They provided some job security. 419 more words

Common Sense

Not a big surprise...

Union Leaders Plead Guilty to Arson, Violence and Extortion

Three more members of Ironworkers Local 401 in Philadelphia pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges of conspiracy, extortion, and racketeering in an ongoing RICO case against the labor union.

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