7:49 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Kellogg's Request to Dismiss Lawsuit Denied

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Hundreds of Kellogg employees in Memphis have been locked out for nine months in an ongoing labor dispute
Kellogg Co.'s request to dismiss a suit over the company's lockout in Memphis was denied this week. U.S. District Judge Samuel H. Mays ruled Monday the National Labor Relations Board's New Orleans office can file a petition against the Battle Creek-based company because the board's general counsel can delegate the authority to any regional director.
6:52 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Union Protests Proposed Job Cuts at Grand Rapids Public Library

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City library faced $914,000 deficit this year
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - Will "job loss = less service" at Grand Rapids Public Library? That's one of the signs held by Grand Rapids union members this afternoon as they walk back and forth on the sidewalk in front of the library's Main branch downtown.
11:54 am
Mon April 21, 2014

UAW Drops Challenge of Appeal of Volkswagen Plant Vote in Tennessee

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Statement from UAW President says complex process and political interference stood in the way of an appeal
Nashville, Tenn. The United Auto Workers is withdrawing its appeal of the outcome of a union vote at Volkswagens assembly plant in Tennessee. In a Monday statement, the UAW says it will instead focus on a congressional investigation into an anti-unionization campaign by Republican politicians and outside groups.
12:48 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

Union complains about contracted prison workers

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State decided to award three-year contract to Aramark for prison food service
An employee of contractor Aramark Correctional Services has been caught having sex with an inmate and prisoners who work in kitchens are getting easier access to knives, less than six weeks after state employees were laid off and prison food services were privatized, the head of the union representing corrections officers says in a letter to the department director.
9:07 am
Tue December 17, 2013

Survey finds local government officials expect moderate impacts from "right to work" law

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Survey was conducted by Center for Local, State and Urban Policy at the University of Michigan
LANSING - Michigan's local government officials expect the right-to-work law will have a fairly limited effect on their municipality's fiscal health, ability to attract and retain workers and businesses, and their relationship with unions, according to a new report.