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House will vote on bill making it easier to fire new federal workers

Tue, 11/21/2017 - 19:16
The bill would extend the probationary period for new federal employees to two years, from the current one year.

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Unions applaud White House on apprenticeship push

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 21:57
Labor groups say the effort, led by Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta, is crucial to a maintaining a sustained economic recovery.

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Treasury paid nearly $1 million for harassment, other claim settlements in Congress in 2017 alone

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 14:33
In total, 264 victims have been paid a total of $17 million since 1997.

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta says government has duty to 'decline to govern'

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 21:01
Administration should not undermine the role of Congress in making laws, Alexander Acosta said.

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta backs Trump administration on overtime rule

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 19:37
The Obama administration's regulatory efforts for workers were overreaches that hurt the economy, Alexander Acosta told a House committee.

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Senate approves Trump's controversial nominee to lead mine safety agency

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 18:59
Rhino Resources, under the nominee's leadership, was accused by the same agency he is set to lead of having a history of safety violations.

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Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta to answer for Trump's workforce policies

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 05:01
The Trump administration has rolled back decisions on overtime pay, corporate legal liability, and fiduciary responsibility, arguing the Oba...

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Supreme Court case on compulsory union dues: Are teachers unknowingly supporting Democrats?

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 19:16
Labor experts have predicted a significant percentage of employees would stop supporting their union if given the choice.

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GOP lawmakers introduce bill to require union recertification

Fri, 11/10/2017 - 00:21
The legislation would allow workers to petition their union to hold a recertification vote whenever its membership has had more than 50 perc...

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In his audacious Carrier deal, Trump and Mike Pence got taken

Thu, 11/09/2017 - 19:08
About four months after Carrier laid off nearly 340 employees, the company announced on Tuesday that another 215 workers would be terminated...

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House passes bill to limit 'joint employer' corporate liability

Tue, 11/07/2017 - 23:54
The Save Local Business Act passed the House in a 242-181 vote, but its fate is uncertain in the Senate.

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Recent allegations of sexual misconduct lead to ousting of four SEIU officials

Mon, 11/06/2017 - 15:14
While publicly claiming to fight for working women, the SEIU appears to have been part of the very problem it decried.

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Congress moves to reshape the NLRB

Sun, 11/05/2017 - 05:01
The Senate will vote on Peter Robb's nomination to be general counsel for the National Labor Relations Board, while the House will vote on l...

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Job growth rebounds from hurricanes to 261,000 in October, unemployment falls to 4.1 percent

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 13:06
Economists surveyed by Bloomberg had expected payrolls to surge by 325,000 as workers returned to storm-struck businesses.

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UAW tries again in a town where it once caused devastating job losses

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 04:01
The union has argued that its presence in the factory will improve workers' safety. But the historical record at UAW-represented plants call...

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Billionaire CEO Joe Ricketts shuts down DNAinfo, Gothamist after union vote

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 23:05
Local outlets also owned by Ricketts in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Washington will also close its doors.

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As Trump's strategist, Steve Bannon set out to find common ground with major union leader

Thu, 11/02/2017 - 15:10
The question going forward is whether Bannon will court more distant progressive allies as he sets out to transform his own party.

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NLRB names interim replacement for General Counsel Richard Griffin

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 21:54
Jennifer Abruzzo will serve as acting general counsel until President Trump's nominee, Peter Robb, is confirmed by the Senate.

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Democratic leaders call for end to right-to-work

Wed, 11/01/2017 - 18:35
The Democrats' agenda would strip the workers in 27 states of the right to refuse to join or otherwise financially support a union as a cond...

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As Trump bows to big ethanol, more blue-collar voters realize the president was never a union guy

Mon, 10/30/2017 - 15:35
Summing up the outrage, the United Steelworkers complained that “inconsistent administration policy on the RFS threatens thousands of refine...

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