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Why USW Strike Continues At BP plc (ADR) Whiting Refinery

Monday, March 23, 2015 1:05 AM

The labor union said it had been looking for safer working conditions ... According to the Chicago Tribune, President of USW Local 7-1 Dave Danko believes BPís attempts to weaken the local unionís collective bargaining rights is the biggest hurdle ...

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Bill opposed by unions defeated, then saved

Monday, March 23, 2015 8:48 PM

"This is the deepest erosion of local union authority we have seen in a long ... anarchist act." In many instances, labor union issues fall along party lines, with Democrats supporting the groups and Republicans in opposition. This bill, though ...

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Pittsburgh mayor gives away money on reality show, gets in trouble

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 9:41 PM

The fallout has included what his spokesman has called a "cheap political stunt" by the county controller, mention of a possible investigation by the state Ethics Commission and a labor union grievance. "Public money, being gifted to private individuals ...

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Republicans endorse candidates for county posts

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 11:41 AM

The three vacancies are left by Judge James Proud, Judge Ann Osborne and Scanlonís expiring term. Amoroso, of the Media-based labor union firm Willig Williams & Davidson, has practiced general litigation for 32 years. She said sheís excited at a to run.

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Germany Just Passed Its First-Ever Minimum Wage Law--And It Covers Interns

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 7:38 AM

In 2013, there was a clash between the German and the American attitudes toward labor. Despite cooperation from Volkswagen, the United Auto Workers labor union was unable to win a vote to represent workers at a Chattanooga, Tennessee, factory, partly ...

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