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New York union workers threaten strike

Dec 28, 2011
A strike by the union representing office building workers hasn't happened in more than a decade, but Occupy Wall Street and the 99 percent mentality have given union members more confidence lately.
Posted In: strike, unions, New York

NLRB considers speeding up union elections

Nov 30, 2011
The National Labor Relations Board is scheduled to take a preliminary vote on speeding up elections to unionize businesses.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: China announces trade deficit, Eurozone debt crisis escalates

Mar 10, 2011
A surprise from China today -- the country said it bought more goods from around the world than it sold. It's called a trade deficit. And China...
Posted In: bonds, China, Eurozone, Greece, mid-day update, PIMCO, spain, trade, trade deficit, treasury, unions, Wisconsin

MIDDAY UPDATE: G-20 and AIG

Oct 22, 2010
Today we heard a lot from Asia. The G-20 financial ministers and central bank governors gathered in Seoul, South Korea. Headlining their agenda is...
Posted In: AIG, G-20, Geithner, Global Currency War, micro-targeting, mid-day update, pensions, Taylor Swift, Toyota, unions

Marijuana growers unionize

Sep 21, 2010
This final note today. Organized labor has been in trouble in this country for a while now. Union membership is down, their political influence is...
Posted In: marijuana, unions

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