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2011-06-30 14:03:00

Committee's Approval Signals Need for VA to Follow its Own Pay Rules WASHINGTON, June 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees today applauded the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs for yesterday passing Senate Bill 572, aimed at restoring the collective bargaining rights of VA medical professionals under Title 38.

2011-06-14 01:15:30

While several states have recently limited the ability for teacher unions to collectively bargain for their members, teachers will continue to flex their political muscle in a way scholars of policymaking have overlooked: through their pocketbooks.

2011-06-07 14:03:00

HANOVER, Md., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) supports the merger between T-Mobile and AT&T because of the positive impact it will have on workers, businesses and the broader U.S. economy.

2011-06-02 18:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Federation of Government Employees--the union for Transportation Security Administration workers nationwide--today expressed outrage at House members who voted to strip from TSA workers the right to collectively bargain by passing an amendment by Rep.

2011-05-24 12:04:00

BOGOTA, Colombia, May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minister of Social Protection in Colombia has fined Sodexo $2,678,000 pesos ($1,425.00 US Dollars) each day they refuse to negotiate with Sinaltrainal and ordered Sodexo to "start direct talks with trade union organization National Union of Agro-System SINALTRAINAL without delay." Sodexo workers in Colombia have been trying to form a union to bargain higher wages, payment for overtime and other benefits for more than a year.

2011-05-18 00:05:40

New research by a University of Illinois law and labor expert shows that in labor disputes between professional athletes and owners, courts have consistently failed to maintain a clear separation between antitrust and labor law.

2011-05-03 15:38:00

PITTSBURGH, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cohen & Grigsby, a business law firm with headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA and an office in Bonita Springs, FL, will offer valuable insight and direction to employers this spring with a program titled "Social Media at Work." The event will be held at 5 p.m.

2011-05-02 09:59:00

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by the National Railway Labor Conference. The nation's major freight railroads and the United Transportation Union (UTU), the country's largest rail union, have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract covering wages, benefits and other issues.

2011-04-04 13:58:00

PITTSBURGH, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) announced today that it has reached a tentative, four-year master agreement with International Paper (IP) after a week of negotiations over key economic issues.


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