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AEA Imposes Minimum Wage Plan

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 5:10 AM

LOS ANGELES--The Actor’s Equity Association, the national labor union for theatrical performances ... with the local AEA opposing the proposed hourly minimum. The local union believes the wages will have a negative effect on small theaters, forcing ...

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Labor union, advocates decry Apple decision to ban ex-cons from construction site

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 11:40 PM

Michael Theriault, president of Iron Workers Local Union 377, told The San Francisco Chronicle that Apple’s actions "make no sense" because the workers, fired from the Apple Campus 2 construction site, were not working with the company’s ...

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Local 79 labor union seeking new apprentices for construction

Wednesday, June 3, 2009 10:00 AM

The Construction and General Building Laborers, Local Union 79, is looking to recruit 350 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices between now and June 15. Applications are available from Local 79 at 42-53 21st St. in Long Island City from 7 a.m. to ...

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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 BP’s attempts to weaken the local union’s 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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