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Weekend News & Commentary --- February 6--7, 2016

On Thursday, the West Virginia State House narrowly passed a right-to-work bill, according to Lydia DePillis at the Washington Post.  Although Democratic Governor Earl Ray Tomblin is expected to veto the bill, it passed by a vote of 54-46, and overriding Tomblin’s veto requires only a simple majority vote.   383 more words

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Today's News & Commentary — February 5, 2016

The New York Times highlights some recent endorsements picked up by Bernie Sanders. Although Sanders remains significantly behind Hillary Clinton in terms of big national union endorsements, on Thursday, he was able to obtain the support of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 357.   255 more words

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Today's News & Commentary — December 10, 2015

There is no question that gig firms like Uber are increasingly shaping the contours of “our rapidly changing labor market.” As Uber CEO Travis Kalanick would see it, his company is in the business of empowering workers to take “control over their time.” Yet the question, says  588 more words

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Today's News & Commentary --- September 17, 2015

Two days after Governor Scott Walker announced his proposals to eliminate the NLRB and establish right-to-work nationwide, Democrats introduced their own bill yesterday, called the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act.   673 more words

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Today's News & Commentary --- September 16, 2015

The United Auto Workers (UAW) Union and Fiat Chrysler have reached a tentative labor deal, the Wall Street Journal reports. Following marathon bargaining sessions that began on Sunday, the union announced that the parties had reached an agreement at a news conference last night. 665 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — September 15, 2015

On Monday, Governor Scott Walker called for anti-union measures that, if implemented, would greatly weaken organized labor’s influence in the workplace.  The New York Times… 476 more words

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Today’s News & Commentary — August 19, 2015

After the wave of minimum wage increases across the country, business groups vehemently oppose union carve-outs from the minimum wage floors. Some unions have sought exemptions from the wage mandates if they instead have a collective bargaining agreement. 523 more words

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