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Vikings RB Adrian Peterson vents on Twitter about how NFL handles contracts

MINNEAPOLIS — Adrian Peterson took to Twitter on Thursday to express his frustration over criticism he is receiving while staying away from the voluntary portion of the Minnesota Vikings’ off-season. 501 more words


Rose Roach: It’s health care, not ‘wealth care’ – and it’s a human right

A. Phillip Randolph, union organizer and president of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, once said, “The essence of trade unionism is social uplift. The labor movement has been the haven for the dispossessed, the despised, the neglected, the downtrodden, the poor.” 633 more words

Labor Voices

Today's News & Commentary --- May 28, 2015

L.A.-area labor leaders are calling for unionized workplaces to be exempted from the city’s recently approved minimum wage hike, reports the Los Angeles Times. Rusty Hicks, Executive Secretary-Treasurer of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and a key figure in L.A.’s Raise the Wage coalition, stated that such exemptions “give[] the parties the option, the freedom, to negotiate that agreement. 902 more words

On Labor

Today’s News & Commentary – May 26, 2015

The long-running West Coast ports labor dispute has formally ended, according to The Wall Street Journal.  The International Longshore & Warehouse Union announced that 82% of the 20,000 cargo handlers they represent at 29 ports ratified a five-year agreement with terminal operators and shipping companies.  414 more words

On Labor


The  current session of the Illinois legislature officially ends on Friday.

I spoke with Raise Your Hand’s Wendy Katten about the prospects for the opt out bill in the Senate. 556 more words

Bruce Rauner

Government scientists get permission to meet with union at workplace

Environment Canada has changed its rules and will allow scientists to meet with their union at the workplace to discuss collective bargaining – as long as it not related to strike or job action. 516 more words


Sometimes It Takes the Persistence of Sisyphus to Get Collective Bargaining Rights

In June 2004, the full-time faculty at Point Park University voted overwhelmingly to join the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh, or CWA Local 38061, making it the first Guild local to represent faculty at a major university. 1,007 more words