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2014-03-31 23:33:55

The corporate messaging tool, DeskAlerts has revealed that over and above keeping in touch with coworkers, corporate messaging tools such as its own web-based system are invaluable when it comes to gathering feedback relating to employee activity. (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The corporate messaging tool, DeskAlerts has revealed that over and above keeping in touch with coworkers, corporate messaging tools such as its own web-based system are invaluable when it comes to gathering feedback...

2014-03-31 23:04:51

The JTB Law Group, LLC prevails in a wage and hour case in Federal Court in Pennsylvania involving the failure to pay proper overtime. Jersey City, New Jersey (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 On March 27, 2014 the Clerk recorded a Judgment in The Federal Middle District of Pennsylvania for wage and hour violations in the case captioned: 3:14-cv-00042-RDM. The Plaintiff was represented by Jason T. Brown of The JTB Law Group, LLC and involved allegations of failure to pay workers overtime for hours...

2014-03-25 23:31:05

New laws will have huge ramifications for both small and large sized business owners. MinuteHound's software greatly assists with tracking time and attendance. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 Source: NYTimes March 11, 2014 MinuteHound has been closely monitoring the president’s intent to force American businesses to restructure overtime to millions of workers. It’s reported the president will actually direct the Labor Department to change regulations, forcing a number of...

2014-02-17 12:26:38

Master Agreement Provides Future Security PITTSBURGH, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) members at four paper mill sites in Calhoun, Tenn., Catawba, SC, Coosa Pines, Ala., and Augusta, Ga., overwhelmingly ratified by a 4-1 margin a master agreement Friday with Resolute Forest Products, a producer of newsprint and specialty and coated paper. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20080131/DC12982LOGO The five-year master agreement covers 1,500 members...

2014-01-30 12:27:57

Nurses Call for Strike in Response to Baystate Health's Declaration of Impasse in Negotiations as Management Seeks to undermine Statewide Nursing Standards GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) have announced their plan to conduct a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Monday, Feb. 10, in direct response to Baystate Health's declaration of impasse last week in its negotiations for a new contract...

2014-01-30 08:27:28

IQNavigator report provides retrospective of 2013 temporary worker bill rate and market findings DENVER, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. job market expanded in 2013 and the segment of the U.S. labor market comprised of temporary and contingent workers was a major contributing factor. The IQNdex 2013 Retrospective report, released today, analyzes full year trends for 2013, providing insights about the fast-growing segment of the U.S. labor force made up of non-permanent workers. (Photo:...

2014-01-07 08:28:33

CHICAGO, Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Seyfarth Shaw LLP has released the 10(th) annual edition of its Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, which is recognized as the nation's most complete guide to the state of workplace-related complex litigation. This year, in its largest Report ever, Seyfarth analyzed 1,123 class action rulings on a circuit-by-circuit and state-by-state basis to capture key themes from 2013 and emerging litigation trends facing U.S. companies in 2014. Described as...

2013-11-29 12:22:23

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Union front groups are staging Black Friday protests in several cities around the nation today to generate publicity and disrupt Black Friday shopping in their ongoing PR campaign against retail employers. In actions that include very few current employees of brands being targeted, union members, their worker center activist allies and professional protestors sang songs, carried signs and chanted through bullhorns in protests more focused...

2013-11-21 20:21:42

More Health Care Providers See Unionization as Means for Increasing Voice in the Workplace OAKLAND, Calif., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the University of California (UC) formally recognized the Union of American Physicians and Dentists (UAPD) as the exclusive bargaining representative for doctors working in the student health centers on all ten UC campuses. This marks the successful completion of an organizing campaign that began in December 2012, when a handful...

2013-11-14 08:29:58

Report Provides Insight into Temporary Labor Supply and Demand Trends as the U.S. Economy Rebounds DENVER, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The latest IQNdex report from IQNavigator shows that contingent labor bill rates remained unaffected in the third quarter despite the record level of hiring for temporary and contingent workers in the U.S. economy. What makes this rate stability even more remarkable is that this "hiring spree" for non-permanent workers is occurring in parallel to a prolonged...