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Machinists sound out Boeing workers in S.C.

The prospects of launching an organizing drive at the Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft construction plant in anti-union South Carolina...

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Workers for Walmart subcontractor forced to strike over warehouse conditions

The strike followed  years of lousy working conditions -- including 100-degree-plus interior temperatures -- and management refusal to even meet with them on the problems, much less listen.

 

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Many workers to benefit in 2012 from new Obama rules

Last month the Obama administration issued some of the most pro-worker rules the country has seen in 35 years, covering union elections, hours of work and wages, among other things.

Union gets second chance for vote after company shenanigans

It's a classic case showing how employers manipulate voter lists to defeat union organizing drives, but the NLRB has given workers a second chance at winning representation.

Utility workers: American Water in more hot water

The same highly-profitable nationwide utility that is trying to drastically raise rates on its St. Louis customers is using workers from a non-union labor law-breaking company to try to replace its Utility Worker members.

Labor Board: Locked out workers covered by labor law

In an unusual situation, the NLRB ruled, in a case involving a Bronson, Mich., auto parts maker, that locked-out workers are still "employees" of the company and covered by labor law.

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Jersey casino fights labor board

At issue is the hotel's court challenge to NLRB's certification of the United Auto Workers to represent the casino's full and part-time dealers.

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Judge backs labor board over Boeing

A federal judge threw out a motion by Boeing to dismiss an NLRB lawsuit that charged the company with illegally punishing union workers in Washington state by moving a new production line to South Carolina.

GOP lawmakers bash unions and labor board

Republicans on the House Education and the Workforce Committee veered  between criticizing unions and bashing the  the NLRB.

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Machinists, labor board official say Boeing broke law

Machinist workers are gathering allies as the battle grows over a top NLRB official's statement that Boeing broke labor law by moving aircraft production to anti-union South Carolina.

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