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Labour Last Updated: Jun 26, 2019 - 2:53:32 PM


Labour
The Road Not Taken
The shuttering of the GM works in Lordstown will also bury a lost chapter in the fight for workers’ control.

Jun 26, 2019 - 2:52:32 PM

Labour
GM throws down gauntlet to autoworkers
General Motors wants a new labor agreement that will allow it to sharply expand the number of low-paid contract workers and impose much higher out-of-pocket health care costs on its 52,000 hourly workers in the US. This was revealed by the industry publication Automotive News, which posted an article Wednesday, titled, “GM pushes for more temp workers as UAW talks loom.”

Jun 21, 2019 - 1:14:03 PM

Labour
Unions call for new standard to protect US miners from silica dust
With cases of coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (black lung disease) and progressive massive fibrosis (PMF) spiking, two unions have called on the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) to step up standards to protect miners from silica dust.

Jun 21, 2019 - 12:54:18 PM

Labour
One third of trade unionists voted for the far-right at last EU election
The European social contract is broken and inclusive economic policies should be on the top of the next European Commission’s agenda, policymakers said at the Brussels Economic Forum on Tuesday (18 June).

Jun 19, 2019 - 3:35:08 PM

Labour
America Has a Permanent Temp Worker Problem
Over the last few decades, the employee-employer relationship has been hollowed-out...by the staffing industry and businesses that want to “hire” workers without the regulations and obligations that come with officially employing them.

Jun 18, 2019 - 3:58:34 PM

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