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Rally held to support Price Chopper union presence

Friday, February 12, 2016 8:56 PM

MALONE -- About 20 people turned out to rally in support of possible formation of a labor union at the Price Chopper Supermarket in Malone. Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers District Union Local One carried signs, handed out flyers and ...

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Japan is losing its drive to get behind the wheel

Friday, February 12, 2016 7:19 PM

Last year, Toyota’s labor union demanded a ¥6,000-a-month increase and got most of it. This year, despite an even better business performance, they will ask for about half that, understanding that management is nervous about Toyota’s "international ...

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West Virginia Republicans Just Delivered A Huge Blow To Unions

Friday, February 12, 2016 4:45 AM

Nobody in the U.S. can be forced to be a member of a labor union. But where local law allows it, workers in unionized workplaces can be required to pay their union what are known as agency fees, which cover the costs of collective bargaining but not ...

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Governor signs bill overhauling Wisconsin civil service laws

Friday, February 12, 2016 7:07 AM

"This is another sad day for Wisconsin’s tradition of clean and open government," said Rick Badger, executive director of AFSCME Council 32, the labor union that represents state workers. "The problem isn’t the civil service system. The problem ...

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Former Alphabet Inc. executive chairman Eric Schmidt sits down with Chancellor Nicholas Dirks

Friday, February 12, 2016 3:28 AM

Toward the end of the event, subcontracted workers and members of the Student Labor Committee organized a brief demonstration outside the venue in support of a university labor union’s call for a speaker’s boycott on campus. Schmidt -- who received ...

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