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Union Protest Planned at Trump Hotel After Labor Victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Union officials are planning a protest Friday at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas as they continue to demand that the Republican presidential candidate start contract negotiations. 118 more words

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Labor Law is Still Broken

Although we are unlikely to hear the Presidential candidates discuss this issue, a decision issued last week by the D.C. Circuit highlights the ongoing need for labor law reform.  374 more words

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NLRB Rules that Graduate Assistants at Private Universities May Unionize

Contributed by Julie Proscia, August 23, 2016

Today, August 23, 2016, the National Labor Relations Board issued a 3-1 decision ruling that graduate students, who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities, are entitled to collectively bargain. 208 more words

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Ruling: Grad Students At Private Universities Can Unionize

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The National Labor Relations Board has ruled that student teaching and research assistants at private universities are employees and have a right to be represented by unions. 412 more words

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NLRB: Chipotle Wrong To Make Employee Delete Critical Tweets, Fire Him For Having PTSD

Do you have a right to complain about your job and your employer on social media? It might not be advisable for your career, but a recent National Labor Relations Board decision is that Chipotle was wrong to fire an employee for his Tweets about the company’s labor practices and because his manager feared that he may become violent. 227 more words

Where did you get your employee handbook?

This article originally published in The Daily Record August 2, 2016. 

Before you read this article, take out your employee handbook. (If you don’t have an employee handbook, skip the article for now and call me immediately.) Now think back to the last time any of the policies were updated. 1,446 more words

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Today’s News and Commentary — August 2, 2016

While the fashion industry remains good at disguising labor, at least some fashion workers will now be part of organized labor.  Buzzfeed reports that more than 1,000 “store workers at Zara, the flagship brand of Inditex, the world’s largest fashion retailer, have voted to form a union in New York City.”  The workers will be represented by the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU).   170 more words

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