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CALGARY, Alberta — Canadian Pacific has received a 72-hour strike notice from the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference-Train & Engine and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers of their respective plans to strike at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time on April 21, 2018. CP has been working closely with ...
GM headquarters in the US is putting pressure on the GM Korea labor union, the Korean Development Bank (KDB) and the South Korean government by hinting at the possibility of placing GM Korea under court receivership. In a recent interview with Reuters, GM President Dan Ammann said that Apr. 20 ...

The secretary-treasurer for a Wallula labor union was reeling from his mother's terminal cancer diagnosis when he reconnected with a childhood friend. Jason A. Richard let his guard down and opened up to the friend like he'd never done before, but he struggled to afford the frequent trips between Walla ...
As far as workers' rights are concerned, Tuesday's rally at City Hall by the Worcester carpenters union, partly to celebrate a job action success, wasn't a big deal, really. But when you've fallen and are trying to get back to former heights, any success in that endeavor is cause for celebration. Labor unions ...
Like Janus–the Roman god with two faces–the Supreme Court case Janus vs. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) is a case with two possible outcomes: the end of labor unions, or their redemption. While the strength of American unions has undeniably declined in ...
NEW HAVEN — Riled-up members of Local 3144 have put off a vote on a contract proposal until they can get an explanation of medical benefits from insurers and a health incentive plan that fines employees who are not in compliance. The proposed contract, which extends from July 1, 2015, through June ...

NORTH PLATTE. Neb -- In an effort to organize and strengthen the unity of local labor unions, the first labor union summit in the area was held today, April 4th, 2018. Over a dozen heads of labor unions attended the conference with the goal of strengthening their voice when it comes to pro worker ...
GM Korea and its labor union failed to reach an agreement on Thursday, a day before the deadline of dispute settlement proposed by GM as a prerequisite for a new cars allocation to South Korea. GM Korea holds the stance that it cannot pay out the scheduled bonuses in early April without striking a deal on the wage and ...
General Motors(GM) Korea and its labor union have failed to reach an agreement on wages. According to industry watchers, the two sides made little progress in wage negotiations, which lasted for over two hours from ten a.m. on Friday at the firm's headquarters in Bupyeong south of Seoul. The union ...
SEOUL, March 29 (Yonhap) -- The labor ministry officially recognized a long-outlawed labor union of civil servants across the nation as a legitimate organization on Thursday for the first time since its foundation nine years ago. The Korean Government Employees' Union (KGEU) was established in 2009, ...
Over 200 local labor union members were at the meeting. Brad Schaive, the Business Manager of Laborer Local #477, said they want the Project Labor Agreement to be a part of the Y-block contract, which would guarantee a local workforce. He said they are not okay with how the proposal, as is.
Jon Hendry, the politically connected advocate for the union representing film and television crews around New Mexico, has resigned as its business agent amid allegations of sexual harassment. Two women who formerly worked for the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees Local 480 ...
DeKALB — A labor union representing faculty and staff at NIU protested Monday at the MLK Commons. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 31 Local 1890 represents over 1,000 members of faculty and staff at NIU, including 600 operational staff members. The union has ...
[THE INVESTOR] As Kumho Tire continues facing opposition from unionized workers regarding the sale of the company to a Chinese state-run tiremaker, Doublestar Chairman Chai Yongsen is visiting Korea to persuade the labor union, the Korea Development Bank confirmed on March 21.
Unhappy with the company's restructuring plan, unionized workers of STX Offshore & Shipbuilding plan to go on a two-day token strike on Thursday and Friday and stage a full strike from March 26 if the company does not respond to its demands. The management, however, is firm that the action is ...
However, the company has been grappling with labor-union issues in California and Ohio. Davita's kidney care unit has been gaining prominence worldwide. Of the major services that it provides, the in-center hemodialysis, home hemodyalisis, peritoneal dialysis, kidney transplant, urology, diabetology ...
LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The UAW announced they would endorse Gretchen Whitmer for Governor in the Primary Governors race in August. The announcement came Monday morning at their international headquarters in Detroit. The United Auto Workers represents 385,000 active members and retirees in ...

#MeToo has dominated headlines in recent months, shining a spotlight on boorish behavior in a variety of industries. Powerful and seemingly untouchable individuals have been brought down for their actions from Hollywood to Washington, D.C. The movement has also led to new voices championing for ...
The West Virginia teachers were striking for higher wages and health care benefits, but unionized workers throughout history have gone on strike for many other reasons, from the Uprising of the 20,000 in 1909 that saw thousands of woman garment workers in New York City turn out to protest dangerous ...
The opioid epidemic began making headlines years, if not decades, ago. But it's on the rise still. The latest statistics puts the rate of fatal overdoses at one every 13 minutes in the United States, meaning, by the end of this segment, the widespread use of these drugs will have taken another life.
Norway's largest alliance of trade unions has fully endorsed the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions. Ryan Rodrick Beiler ActiveStills. A routine matter of racial profiling by Israeli authorities has spiraled into a diplomatic attack on Norway's largest labor organization. Mohammed Malik, a ...
According to the labor union's website on March 5, the members will be holding a press conference in front of Korea Development Bank's head office in Yeouido, western Seoul at 10 a.m. on March 6, to be followed by requests for meetings with representatives of the bank, the National Tax Service and the ...
In response to the state-run Korea Development Bank's decision to sell the struggling Kumho Tire to Chinese tiremaker Double Star, the labor union of Kumho Tire ... Heads of Kumho Tire's labor union started a sit-in protest at a transmitting tower near the Kwangju factory in South Jeolla Province last week.
Members of UUP marching across the Academic Mall on Thursday, March 1. The union has been without a fair contract since July of 2016. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN. Several dozen members from Stony Brook University's chapters of the United University Professions (UUP) union joined on ...
Ever since Dwayne Ealy was a kid, he really wanted to work for Kaiser Permanente. “I grew up right here by Kaiser Oakland, in this neighborhood, so I'd walk by Kaiser every day,” he said while rallying outside Kaiser's Oakland Medical Center. “I went to Oakland Technical High School, it's right down the ...
A landmark agreement could mark a turning point for BYD's electric vehicles (EV), electric buses (e-bus), clean technology manufacturing, and green growth for the economy and environment in the US. BYD will finally sign a contract with the International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail, and Transit ...
Ever since Dwayne Ealy was a kid, he really wanted to work for Kaiser Permanente. "I grew up right here by Kaiser Oakland, in this neighborhood, so I'd walk by Kaiser every day," he said while rallying outside Kaiser's Oakland Medical Center. "I went to Oakland Technical High School, it's right down the ...
Supreme Court hears opening arguments in Illinois labor union case. Justice+Ruth+Bader+Ginsburg+at+the+Supreme+Court+. Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court building. Ginsburg said without mandated fees in place, unions would have diminished ...
Officials for labor union UNITE HERE Local 54 and casino operator Hard Rock International have signed a “card count neutrality” agreement, the Press of Atlantic City reported. The agreement could help the union return at the former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort, which Hard Rock is currently converting ...
They claim several neo-nazi groups and individuals are trying to infiltrate them, biggest car producer in Germany, using the "alternative labor union" face. "The works council of Untertuerkheim categorically opposes such an abuse of labor council mandates for right-wing goals and purposes," Daimler ...
In this file photo, union workers with Local 11 of Unite Here rally in support of two employees at Terranea Resort who filed a class-action lawsuit last year alleging the resort's parent company failed to pay its workers for time on the job and violated other work and wage regulations. (Cynthia Washicko/Daily ...
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a pivotal case for more than 5 million Americans in public sector unions. The case hinges on whether workers who are not union members should be required to pay dues to cover the cost of collective bargaining. Also, at least 30 people were ...
Next week, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in the case of Janus v. AFSCME. It is a case that implicates fundamental principles of Catholic social thought. The issue is the funding of public employee unions. As in many states, the public employee unions of Illinois are funded through the ...
Neil Gorsuch testifies during his Supreme Court confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee last year. Photo: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images. President Trump-appointed Neil Gorsuch holds the key vote in a case to be heard next week over whether public-sector unions should require people who don't want ...
Associate Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch speaks during a civics program showcase at the 2017 Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference in San Francisco, Monday, July 17, 2017. The newest justice holds the deciding vote in a case to be argued Feb. 26. By Mark Sherman | The Associated Press. February ...
Gavin Newsom speaks during a gubernatorial forum on long-term care at the Robert F. Kennedy Community School on Feb. 8 in Los Angeles. (Kent Nishimura). The Service Employees International Union, one of the most powerful and deep-pocketed labor unions in the state, endorsed Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom's ...
(AP) -- A labor union has reached an agreement with regional community colleges in Virginia to train workers hoping to nab construction jobs on the Mountain Valley Pipeline. The Roanoke Times cites a release from the Laborers' International Union of North America that says one- to two-week courses ...
Democrat Greg Sagan has earned the endorsement of one of the most influential labor unions in Texas in his bid for the U.S. House of Representatives. In a list of candidates released following the 2018 Democratic Primary election, the Texas AFL-CIO announced that it would be backing retired newspaper ...
Two Wisconsin chapters of a labor union have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate Act 10, the signature piece of legislation from Gov. Scott Walker. The lawsuit, filed by the Operating Engineers of Wisconsin Local 139 and Local 420, argues that Act 10 violates free speech and free association under ...
27, foreign shareholders at KB Financial Group officially expressed their negative views on the introduction of a labor union board member recommendation system. A senior official from KB Financial said, “Some foreign shareholders strongly expressed dissenting opinions about the system saying they ...
“There is no way to revive Kumho Tire without (Kumho Tire's) unionized workers' consent to the (company's) voluntary self-rescue plan,” Lee Dong-geol, chairman of the state-run KDB, told lawmakers during a plenary session at the National Assembly on Tuesday. “We are exploring all possible options” ...
General Motors Korea and the local labor union have restarted talks over wages and benefits ahead of some big decision GM must make. In the coming weeks, GM will decide the fate of its Korean operations and potentially exit the country altogether; the automaker already announced it will close the ...
Officials for labor union UNITE HERE Local 54 and casino operator Hard Rock International have signed a “card count neutrality” agreement, the Press of Atlantic City reported. The agreement could help the union return at the former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort, which Hard Rock is currently converting ...
They claim several neo-nazi groups and individuals are trying to infiltrate them, biggest car producer in Germany, using the "alternative labor union" face. "The works council of Untertuerkheim categorically opposes such an abuse of labor council mandates for right-wing goals and purposes," Daimler ...
Supreme Court hears opening arguments in Illinois labor union case. Justice+Ruth+Bader+Ginsburg+at+the+Supreme+Court+. Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg at the Supreme Court building. Ginsburg said without mandated fees in place, unions would have diminished ...
In this file photo, union workers with Local 11 of Unite Here rally in support of two employees at Terranea Resort who filed a class-action lawsuit last year alleging the resort's parent company failed to pay its workers for time on the job and violated other work and wage regulations. (Cynthia Washicko/Daily ...
In our news wrap Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court heard a pivotal case for more than 5 million Americans in public sector unions. The case hinges on whether workers who are not union members should be required to pay dues to cover the cost of collective bargaining. Also, at least 30 people were ...
Two Wisconsin chapters of a labor union have filed a federal lawsuit seeking to invalidate Act 10, the signature piece of legislation from Gov. Scott Walker. The lawsuit, filed by the Operating Engineers of Wisconsin Local 139 and Local 420, argues that Act 10 violates free speech and free association under ...
In particular, the KDB is ready to put Kumho Tire into receivership if the labor union doesn't agree with its self-rescue plan by the end of this month. Therefore, serious challenges still remain to complete the sale. According to investment banking industry sources on Feb. 22, the KDB is renegotiating with ...
Kaiser Permanente responded to 32 union protests being held across California during February and March by calling them "uncalled for and counterproductive." Kaiser Permanente's Vice President of Communications John Nelson said that the picketing and "misleading and inaccurate statements" about ...


 

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