Overtime deal marks total capitulation by labor

Saturday, March 25, 2017 7:02 PM

Ostensibly the government consulted both business and labor. For business, Abe consulted his buddy Sakakibara, and for labor, he spoke with Rikio Kozu, the head of the biggest labor union federation in Japan, Rengo. Keep in mind Abeís animosity toward ...


Bernie Sanders, Top Progressives Announce New Medicare-For-All Push

Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:50 AM

"It does take time for social change," said Chuck Idelson, communications director of the National Nurses United, a 150,000-person labor union that has long advocated for a single-payer health insurance system. "We didnít end slavery overnigh


Shas supports Yachimovich as head of the Histadrut labor union

Saturday, March 25, 2017 6:11 AM

Is a change in the balance of power in the Histadrut leadership underway? An agreement was signed between the Social Home faction lead by former Labor party leader Shelly Yachimovich, and the Shas party early Friday morning to deal jointly with the issue ...


With Vote Approaching, CGSU Explains Relationship With National Union

Saturday, March 25, 2017 4:29 AM

After being chartered as a local union of AFT, CGSU will be governed by the AFT and NYSUT constitutions but still will be able to maintain independence and autonomy, according to Todd Dickey, grad, and one of the CGSU members who voted to affiliate with AFT.


New signs launched to tackle threat of livestock worrying on Scottish farms and crofts

Saturday, March 25, 2017 3:00 AM

NFUS regional manager for the north-east, Lorna Paterson, said signs were available from local union offices.


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