July 16, 2018 SPIRIT OF THE LAW: Have Google, Apple, McDonald’s, Disney and Others Illegally Suppressed Workers’ Wages?

Yes, appears to be the answer judging from recent legal settlements.

July 16, 2018 UFCW Settles with Giant Eagle

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – The United Food and Commercial Workers union have announced a tentative agreement with Giant Eagle in Western Pennsylvania. The contract will cover over 5,600 employees.

July 16, 2018 Thousands Of Jobs Anticipated In The Wake Of Tariffs; But There’s A Big Catch…

New York, NY – While many maintain that the ultimate consequences of new tariffs slapped on imported steel and aluminum will cost the U.S. economy greatly, the United Steelworkers union [USW] says that it expects some 6,300 primary metals production workers will either be hired or recalled as a result of the changes — more...

July 16, 2018 Indiana Steelworkers Win Raises After Short Strike

VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise. Members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 had previously rejected the company’s offer of a 9% raise, but about two-thirds approved the revised...

July 15, 2018 R.I. Gov Orders State Workers’ Addresses Kept Private

PROVIDENCE, R.I.—In a move intended to protect state workers from outside groups pestering them to quit their unions, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has directed state officials not to release their personal contact information.

July 15, 2018 HireNYC an Ineffective NYC Program

NEW YORK, NY – The Mason Tender’s District Council is calling on the New York City Council to hold an oversight hearing regarding HireNYC, a New York City job placement program. This City project appears to be costly and ineffective.

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