The Daily Read – June 20, 2011

By Erica Varlese

Target workers in Valley Stream, NY voted against unionizing last Friday. The union believes that Target’s intimidation tactics played a role in this decision.

According to a new report released today, it may take up to a decade for some states to regain the jobs lost in the recession.

As politicians and labor leaders discuss NJ Gov. Chris Christie’s plan to increase state worker contributions to pensions, traditional political allies are turning on each other.

Despite its slight anti-union tone, the New York Daily News covers the Brooklyn-based Maramount Corp.’s decision to open a non-unionized plant in Pennsylvania.

Former President Bill Clinton published an article in Newsweek on 14 ways to jumpstart the economy.

In California, numerous retail stores are facing legal ramifications for not providing adequate seating to cashiers and other employees who spend all day on their feet.


May 28, 2011

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