Archive for the ‘Labor Unions’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 21-27, 2014)

Monday, July 28th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

S.F.’s nonprofit workers feel the squeeze.” By Marisa Lagos. San Francisco Chronicle. July 21, 2014

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (July 7-13, 2014)

Monday, July 14th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

UAW forms voluntary association at Chattanooga Volkswagen plant.” By Ned Resnikoff. MSNBC. July 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

The fall of teachers unions: ‘People increasingly view teachers unions as a problem, or the problem.’” By Stephanie Simon. Politico. June 13, 2014.

NEA president blasts reformers, vows to keep fighting.” By Stephanie Simon. Politico.com. June 14, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 26-June 2, 2014)

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

New York’s Metropolitan Opera Opens Its Budget Curtain; Questions Raised About How the Opera Spends its Money as It Seeks Labor-Cost Savings.” By Jennifer Maloney. Wall Street Journal. May 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

How The Metropolitan Opera Could Go Dark This Summer.” By Dave Jamieson. Huffington Post. May 22, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 12-18, 2014)

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

Michigan Union Collapse: SEIU membership fell 80% in a year once it wasn’t coerced.” Wall Street Journal. May 14, 2014.

Part-time faculty at Northeastern will form union, aiding wider push.” By Matt Rocheleau. Boston Globe. May 15, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 5-11, 2014)

Monday, May 12th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

“Met, Singers at Odds Over Public Talks; Singers’ Union Has Invited Members of the Media.” By Jennifer Maloney. Wall Street Journal. May 5, 2014.
Related story:
Opera Begins Labor Talks.” Wall Street Journal. May 5, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 28-May 4, 2014)

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

Grad student protesters demand union.” By Matthew Lloyd-Thomas. Yale Daily News. May 1, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (April 21-27, 2014)

Monday, April 28th, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

College Football: At Northwestern, a Blitz to Defeat an Effort to Unionize.” New York Times. April 24, 2014.
Related story:
Northwestern Players To Vote On Historic Union Question.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. April 25, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (February 24-March 2, 2014)

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

LABOR UNIONS

Trade unions in America: Chattanooga shoo-shoo; The union movement misses a big opportunity to halt its decline.” Economist. February 28, 2014.