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Bargaining Talks Between Palace Station, Union Begin Soon

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Contract negotiations between the Culinary Union and Palace Station management are expected to begin soon following an agreement to settle a series of labor cases filed with the nation’s top labor arbiter. 440 more words


Does NLRB Chairman Miscimarra’s Dissent Hint at the Future of the “Ambush” Election Rule?

The last eight years under the Obama administration saw the National Labor Relations Board’s thumb weigh heavily on the side of organized labor, often to the detriment of employees. 369 more words

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Today's News & Commentary -- March 9, 2017

Congresswomen Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) and Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) stood in solidarity with rallying crowd of women for International Women’s Day. According to Politico, labor unions such as the American Federation of Teachers and National Nurses United were in attendance. 272 more words

On Labor

Alex Acosta’s Sympathies

We still have a lot to learn about Alex Acosta, Donald Trump’s new nominee for Labor Secretary, but one case he ruled on during his brief stint at the National Labor Relations Board suggests that, not surprisingly for a Trump appointee, he is likely to favor employers over workers when faced with a close question.  701 more words

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Political Strikes: What Can Workers Do to Protect Themselves?

On January 28, the New York Taxi Workers Alliance called an hour-long work stoppage as a way to express their opposition to President Trump’s Executive Order banning immigration from seven Muslim majority countries and suspending refugee intake.   1,217 more words

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Graduate students vote to unionize at Yale University

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Graduate students from a half dozen departments at Yale University have voted to form unions.

Elections were administered Thursday by the National Labor Relations Board for graduate students in nine departments. 114 more words


Trump nominates Florida law school dean Alex Acosta as labor secretary

Acosta selected after Trump’s first nominee for labor post, Andrew Puzder, pulled out

♦By Rich Shumate, Chickenfriedpolitics.com editor

WASHINGTON (CFP) — Alex Acosta, the dean of… 334 more words