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A First Step For Government, a Semi-Giant Leap for Labor

Liberal government moves to repeal controversial union laws

Employment Minister MaryAnn Mihychuk meets reporters on Parliament Hill at 10:15 a.m. ET

CBC News Posted: Jan 28, 2016 10:08 AM ET Last Updated: Jan 28, 2016 10:13 AM ET… 210 more words

West Virginia's Right to Work Election

Last year Republicans took control of the West Virginia legislature for the first time in more than a century. ┬áThe ancestral heartland of conservative Democrats had finally been turned red in the era of Obama’s liberal policies. 629 more words

American Politics

Book Review: Unions and Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians

Unions and Class Transformation: The Case of the Broadway Musicians. Catherine P. Mulder; New York and London: Routledge, 2009, xiii + 147 pp. DOI: 10.1177/0486613415574474… 303 more words


This Supreme Court Case Could Deal A Major Blow to Public Unions

For years, unions in the United States have been under threat from a dwindling manufacturing base and the proliferation of state “right-to-work laws,” which have restricted the organizations’ ability to collect member dues. 535 more words


Seattle Considers Measure to Let Uber and Lyft Drivers Unionize by MIKE ISAAC, NICK WINGFIELD and NOAM SCHEIBER


The Seattle City Council plans to vote on a proposed law to give freelance, on-demand drivers the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions. 18 more words


SEIU Endorses Hillary Clinton

Nov 18, 2015 (Washington) The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has endorsed Hillary Rodham Clinton for President. This is the latest in a series of large union endorsements for the former Secretary of State, among them the National Education Association, which has led the way. 429 more words

Illinois peeps, check out - Results of U.A.W. Vote Show Ford Pact Losing

United Automobile Workers leaders said voting on a new labor agreement is tight at Ford, leaving the deciding votes in the hands of workers at three big plants.. 8 more words