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Dave Jamieson

Senate Democrats Call Out Union Busters | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With Republicans looking to block one of the biggest labor law reforms of the Obama era, Senate Democrats are telling the National Labor...

Dave Jamieson

Thanks To Obama, It's Going To Get Easier For Workers To Unionize | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Federal officials unveiled new rules on Friday that will streamline and simplify the union election process, a reform long sought by lab...

Dave Jamieson

Workers At A Subway Sandwich Shop Vote To Unionize | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.22.2014 | Business

A group of Subway sandwich makers just proved that it isn't impossible for fast food workers to unionize. Workers at a Subway location in Bloomsbur...

Dave Jamieson

Indie Bookstore Rehires Workers It Fired For Supporting The Union | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.05.2014 | Business

The owners of an independent bookstore in New York City have rehired four workers who were fired shortly after they voted in favor of union representa...

Dave Jamieson

Media Matters To 'Walk The Walk,' Let Employees Unionize | Dave Jamieson | Posted 06.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Employees at the progressive media watchdog group Media Matters for America will soon vote on whether or not to join a union. Last w...

Dave Jamieson

Finally, It Might Get Easier To Unionize | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a judge struck down an earlier version in 2012, federal officials announced Wednesday that they will re-introduce a set of rules t...

NLRB Should Rethink Not Reissue Election Reform Rules

Joseph P. Mastrosimone | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joseph P. Mastrosimone

With the confirmation of President Obama's nominees on August 12, 2013, the theater over appointments may have ended but the drama over the substance of the Board was set to begin again.

Dave Jamieson

A New Union For Bank Workers? | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.21.2013 | Business

Armored-car workers in New York City will vote Thursday on whether or not they should join a newly formed labor union that hopes to get a toehold in t...

John Roberts Isn't What You Think He Is

David Macaray | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics
David Macaray

Whatever one's definition of "anti-union," the Roberts' Court clearly conforms to it.

Dave Jamieson

GOP Anti-Union Measure Fails In Senate | Dave Jamieson | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a modest victory for labor groups, a rare measure that would have blocked new federal rules considered favorable to unions failed Tue...

Lila Shapiro

Union-Busting Tactics More Pervasive Than Thought, Study Shows | Lila Shapiro | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

In the last half-century of American organized labor, the deck has rarely been so stacked against workers, say labor historians. When it comes to u...

Dave Jamieson

Labor Regulators Set To Propose New Rules To Speed Up Union Elections | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

WASHINGTON -- In a move that will surely provoke Republicans and business interests, the National Labor Relations Board announced Tuesday morning that...

Lucia Graves

Reformers Sweep UC Union Election | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.09.2011 | College

Graduate students at the University of California voted resoundingly to elect a slate of reformers to lead their union, United Auto Workers Local 2865...

Lucia Graves

Vote Counting To Resume After UC Grad Students Occupy Union Offices | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.04.2011 | Politics

The elections committee for a union representing academic student employees in the University of California system voted unanimously on Tuesday to res...

Sam Stein

House GOP Beats Back Effort To Strip Anti-Union Measure From Aviation Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 06.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Friday, House Democrats and 16 House Republicans failed to remove a controversial provision from the Federal Aviation Administration...

Sam Stein

White House Threatens To Veto Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a big boost to union activists, the White House on Wednesday night threatened to veto a major Federal Aviation Administration reautho...

Sam Stein

House GOP Pushing Anti-Union Measure In Aviation Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 05.29.2011 | Politics

House Republicans are holding a strategy session on Tuesday to chart out a way to pass language inside the Federal Aviation Administration reauthoriza...

Sam Stein

Labor Fighting Quiet Anti-Unionization Measure In Congress While Eyes Remain On Wisconsin | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- While labor activists continue to stage a high-stakes campaign against the budget bill from Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) that would s...

Time to Change the Game for Airline and Railroad Workers

Edward Wytkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Edward Wytkind

Unionization in the airline industry has slowed. Why? Union-busting campaigns are alive and well because current election policy encourages employer-run voter suppression campaigns.

Sam Stein

Richard Trumka: Momentum Grows For New AFL-CIO President Despite No Formal Campaign | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Despite not having formally declared his candidacy for the powerful post of president of the AFL-CIO, Richard Trumka's campaign seems to be gaining st...

Is Congressman Jim Moran Inappropriately Interfering in NFL Union Chief Election?

Paula Duffy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paula Duffy

Congressman Jim Moran has decided it is time to poke his head into the on-going saga of who will succeed the late Gene Upshaw as the Executive Director of the NFL Players' Association (NFLPA).