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Dave Jamieson

Workers From Hershey Scandal Win Big Backpay

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.14.2012 | Business

Foreign students who claimed they toiled under abusive conditions at a Pennsylvania plant handling Hershey candies last year have won over $200,000 in...

Dave Jamieson

Workers Strike At Walmart Warehouse

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.19.2012 | Business

Workers at a Walmart-contracted warehouse in Southern California went on strike Wednesday to demand better conditions at their facility, according to ...

Dave Jamieson

NFL Refs Return While Other Lockouts Grind On

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

Each week in Muscatine, Iowa, Tony Newton and his friends watch the trucks haul grain out of the local corn-processing plant, trying to gauge producti...

Dave Jamieson

Another Strike Hits Chicagoland

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

A strike among warehouse workers in Southern California has spread to northeastern Illinois, where a group of workers at a distribution center for Wal...

Dave Jamieson

Warehouse Workers Strike In California

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 09.13.2012 | Business

A group of warehouse workers in Southern California has gone on strike, vowing not to return to work until their employer addresses what they describe...

Wave Of Protests Hits Greek Hospitals

AP | Posted 05.21.2012 | Business

ATHENS, Greece — Greece is already managing to beat some of its deficit-reduction targets, as figures released Wednesday show that its central b...

Bonnie Kavoussi

U.S. Worker Strikes Recover To Pre-Recession Levels, But Remain Modest

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 02.08.2012 | Business

As the job market improves, some workers are regaining the courage to go on strike. After dipping to record lows following the financial crisis, th...