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PODCAST: Alibaba IPO

May 7, 2014
Why advertisers care how long a show sits in your DVR. And, the struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh.
Posted In: alibaba, DVR, Labor Unions

The struggles to unionize workers in Bangladesh

May 7, 2014
Labor unions in Bangladesh continue to struggle for expanded worker rights.
Posted In: Bangladesh, Rana Plaza, Retail, garment factories, Labor Unions, factory workers, unions

PODCAST: College football to get unions?

Mar 27, 2014
The U.S. saw an uptick in GDP. And with 20,000 tech workers commuting daily from Santa Cruz to Silicon Valley, the city tries to start its own tech hub.
Posted In: Labor Unions, college footbal, GDP, Santa Cruz

Boeing's 15 options for building the 777X

Nov 26, 2013
After workers at Boeing's Seattle facility voted down the company's proposed contract, its CEO courts other states.
Posted In: Boeing, 777X, Labor Unions

Building a bigger AFL-CIO

Sep 10, 2013
The AFL-CIO votes on whether to broaden membership to include non-union workers and even other organizations.
Posted In: AFL-CIO, Labor Unions, non-union workers

Fast food workers of the world, unite!

Aug 29, 2013
Fast-food workers are extending their one-day strikes to 35 cities nationwide as they try to gain traction for higher wages
Posted In: fast food, living wage, Labor Unions

As labor dispute rolls along, BART workers keep working

Aug 27, 2013
BART employees and management are in the midst of a 60-day cooling-off period, but with little progress reported so far, another strike could be coming.
Posted In: BART, Labor Unions

Twinkie workers are back on the job, but making less

Jul 30, 2013
Twinkie bakers follow in the footsteps of foundry workers, baggage handlers, and others, as restructured companies hire employees back at lower wages.
Posted In: Jobs, Labor Unions, labor, union, Twinkies

Film unions buck labor's struggles

Apr 4, 2013
Film unions flex muscle in efforts to expand production tax credits
Posted In: film industry, movie, Labor Unions

'Right-to-work' arrives for Michigan's unions

Mar 28, 2013
Michigan's new 'right-to-work' law goes into effect, stripping unions in the state of many protections and privileges.
Posted In: right to work, Michigan, Labor Unions

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