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Walmart warehouse temps add flexibility -- and save money?

Nov 27, 2012
Walmart's flexible supply chain depends on low-wage "permatemp" workers.
Posted In: Walmart, low-wage, warehouse, permatemp, union, labor, supply chain

Bangladesh mourns factory worker deaths

Nov 27, 2012
Bangladesh is holding a day of mourning following a deadly garment factory fire. It has emerged the factory was making products for western companies, including Wal-Mart.
Posted In: Bangladesh, factory, labor

Testing the 'rules' of public negotiations

Oct 10, 2012
American Airlines airlines has blamed its pilots, who are unhappy with new pay and work rules, for purposefully forcing delays and cancellations in protest.
Posted In: American Airlines, negotiations, labor

Risks remain for American despite CEO apology

Oct 9, 2012
American Airlines could face continued business fallout even as CEO apologizes to passengers for delays and talks resume with pilots.
Posted In: American Airlines, labor, unions

American Airlines threatens to sue pilots' union

Sep 28, 2012
American is trying to impose new pay and work rules on its pilots -- and they’re not happy. Their union hasn’t called for any official action, but American says pilots are filing more maintenance complaints and flying circuitous routes.
Posted In: American Airlines, labor, unions

Controversial call costs Packers more than a victory

Sep 25, 2012
Last night's decision by replacement refs has ripple effects on teams, betting outfits, and the referee's labor dispute
Posted In: Sports, football, labor, NFL

NFL is back, but with replacement refs

Sep 5, 2012
The NFL season kicks off when the New York Giants host the Dallas Cowboys, but regular referees won't be there because of a contract dispute. We check out the financial lives of the men who wear black and white to make some green.
Posted In: football, labor, referees, Sports

Indian factory experiences dangerous worker riots

Jul 20, 2012
Employee riots at India's largest car-maker -- Maruti -- have burned down part of the factory, shut down the plant and killed a human resources manager.
Posted In: India, riots, carmakers, labor

What to expect from June jobs report

Jul 5, 2012
Today's job numbers are good, but economists still think tomorrow's will be mediocre.
Posted In: Jobs, Unemployment, labor

Big labor reels after Scott Walker victory

Jun 6, 2012
Republican Scott Walker won the recall election in Wisconsin yesterday which may have implications for organized labor in other states.
Posted In: labor, unions, Wisconsin, Scott Walker

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