CUE Labor Relations Round-Up for Wednesday 9/21 - CUE, Inc.
  • CUE Labor Relations Round-Up for Wednesday 9/21
Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2016
David Kalt is the founder of Reverb.com, a marketplace for musical instruments and gear, and the owner of the Chicago Music Exchange, a vintage guitar store in Chicago. He also co-founded and was t…
In one of the final decisions of his expired term, Board Member Kent Hirozawa sanctioned a long-rejected interpretation of the National Labor Relations Act which would impose an obligation on emplo…
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General Motors and a union narrowly averted a strike by 3,900 Canadian workers on Tuesday in a deal that the union hopes could serve as a model for preserving dwindling auto jobs in Canada. Under a…
This summer, a local group calling itself An Accountable Miami-Dade circulated a petition to bring campaign finance reform to Miami-Dade County. The procedural aspects of the petition are being rev…
Christine Johnson and her husband David have been fostering for 17 years, and have looked after more than 140 children, mostly teenagers with severe behavioural and mental health issues. Most did n…
Construction unions are a hot-button issue for many contractors. Some contractors love them, feeling that unions help to ensure that workers are treated fairly across the industry and strengthening…
One early consequence of last month’s ruling allowing graduate students to unionize is already playing out on campuses across the country: unions are tapping into a new source of foot soldiers to b…
DETROIT: General Motors reached a tentative agreement with negotiators representing Canadian auto workers late Monday, narrowly averting a midnight strike deadline. The settlement followed a length…
BRUSSELS – Thousands of demonstrators marched at the European Union headquarters on Tuesday to protest trans-Atlantic trade talks with the United States and a planned deal with Canada, claiming the…
The “queen bee” is dying. You’ve heard of her, right? She’s that senior businesswoman at the top of her field who didn’t help other women get ahead—or, worse yet, actively worked against them. Was …
STATES ACT ON PREGNANCY DISCRIMINATION: Tired of waiting for Washington to act, states are passing legislation to shield pregnant workers from discrimination in the workplace. Laws enacted in seven…
The union representing state university faculty today proposed that both sides submit to binding arbitration as a way to reach a settlement in the 15-month-old contract dispute. The Association of …
The gig economy is built on people offering their services on demand. Now more of them will have the option of getting paid just as quickly. Starting on Monday, Care.com Inc., Instacart Inc., Postm…
One of the nation’s largest nonprofit senior housing providers is digging in for a legal battle, and the company’s lawyers say that the outcome could have far-reaching implications for any employer…
 A coalition of 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inap…
If you ordered it from Silicon Valley’s Zume Pizza, the answer is yes. The startup, which began delivery in April, is using intelligent machines to grab a slice of the multibillion-dollar pizza del…
American unions have been losing members and influence for over 30 years so it’s notable when a labor campaign changes wage policies across the U.S. and forces corporate giants such as Walmart and …
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The proposals are likely to be seen as a climbdown from suggestions that companies would be forced to have worker representatives on their boards.
Days after a premium restaurant in South Kolkata allegedly denied entry to a woman as she was accompanied by a taxi driver who was not “properly dressed,” two major taxi unions have declared that t…
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