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On Friday, the Supreme Court in Canada ruled that Wal-Mart has to compensate former employees at a store in Quebec that closed after voting to become the first Wal-Mart store in North America to form a union. According to The…>read moreNo Comment June 30, 2014
Twinkies are back! The brand that brought us such a suggestively named range of products – Twinkies, Ding-Dongs, Snow-Balls, Ho-ho’s – is back, with new owners, after Hostess plunged in its fight with unionized workers, who strangled the company with…>read moreNo Comment June 24, 2013
Obama has had considerable backing from unions these last couple elections, and such political constituents were especially attracted to Obama’s overhaul of health care through the Affordable Health Care Act. Now, there’s some backlash over how such Health Care is…>read moreNo Comment May 24, 2013
In 2012, the percentage of United States employees who belong to unions dropped to 11.3 percent, the lowest percentage in 76 years, according to Reuters. Compared to the data in 2011, the total number of union employees dropped by 400,000…>read moreNo Comment January 24, 2013
On Tuesday, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed two bills heavily reducing the power of unions to collective bargaining for worker wages and benefits, and officially making Michigan a “right-to-work” state. The state House passed the bills early on Tuesday, and…>read moreNo Comment December 12, 2012
American Airlines has sent a litigious letter to its pilot’s union late Wednesday claiming that if the pilots didn’t cease their sick-out, and bring the union to smooth operation, they would seek legal action. The Airlines have this right. After…>read moreNo Comment September 27, 2012
Lawyers for the City of San Francisco have voted to continue a 2% pay cut for another year. The Municipal Attorney’s Association, the union representing the lawyers, approved the continued salary cut by a members vote of 167-73. MAA lawyers…>read moreNo Comment June 15, 2009