In this issue:
Big Labors Version of the Facts Auto Workers Lying Low Verizon Strike Ends Could Trump Trump Big Labor? SEIU Watch, Scoreboard, Sticky Fingers and more…
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Union Bailout Update
As you should already know if you opened the earlier email from us, there is some big news on the Persuader Rule front. The DOL has grandfathered in all engagements – including multi-year or long-term – that exist prior to July 1, eliminating the need for reporting where such agreements exist. If you missed that email and want to get this covered, send an email to us and we’ll get you taken care of.
The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the Speciality Healthcare decision allowing micro units, in a challenge that has spanned 4 years. This is the fourth
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In this issue:
Be Careful What You Wish For… The Real Gamble to the Gaming Industry Right-to-Work Tug-of-War Union Job Openings SEIU Watch, Sticky Fingers, Scoreboard, Insight and more…
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Labor Relations Insight by Phil Wilson
Fast Food Worker Strikes: What do They Mean?
Richard Trumka is scrambling. When he took over the AFL-CIO I doubt Trumka planned to be the guy who turned out the lights after the labor movement died. But if something doesn’t happen soon that’s exactly what he’ll be doing. And that’s why Trumka – and the rest of the labor
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The November election will have consequences for those of us in the labor arena, but the news wasn’t all gloom and doom. (We announced our predictions on a webinar Thursday and we’ll send you a link to the recording in a couple of days, in case you missed it.)
Yes, Trumka was strutting like a peacock, claiming the Employee Free Choice Act will rise from the dead (at least after the mid-term elections in 2014), but in Michigan, unionistas took one to the chin when Proposition 2, which we wrote about in the last issue of INK, was soundly defeated. The proposition was an attempt to amend the state constitution, prohibiting the state legislature from passing laws that, “limit the ability to join unions and
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