Gilman: Why the Supreme Court Matters for Workers

November 1, 2016

“Donald Trump touts that as president he would be good for American workers,” writes Michelle Gilman in The San Francisco Chronicle. “The candidates did not, however, address the Supreme Court’s substantial impact on the workplace […]

Ford Reaches Tentative Deal with Union in Canada

November 1, 2016

Unifor, Canada’s largest private sector union, reached a tentative agreement with the Ford Motor Company of Canada early Tuesday, concluding contract talks with the three Detroit-based automakers. Jerry Dias, the union’s national president, said […]

Philadelphia Transit Workers Go on Strike

November 1, 2016

A union representing about 4,700 transit workers in Philadelphia went on strike early Tuesday after failing to reach a contract agreement with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. “Despite months of constructive and innovative proposals from our side of the table, management refused […]

US Economy Roars Back, Grew 2.9% in Third Quarter

October 30, 2016

An acceleration in the US economy in recent months should relieve fears about the economic expansion losing steam, while a separate measure from the Labor Department on Friday showed compensation advanced at a steady rate. […]

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