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MLive.com
Vera Rison, Flint community leader remembered for giving heart to allBEECHER, MI -- Vera B. Rison was always just a phone call away. "That phone wo
Vera Rison, Flint community leader remembered for giving heart to all
MLive.com / Posted 6 hours ago
BEECHER, MI -- Vera B. Rison was always just a phone call away. "That phone would ring and every time that phone would ring, if somebody had a need or a care she was going to answer the phone," said Mose Rison, one of Vera Rison's four children.... Read more
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The Washington Times
RICHARD BERMAN: Labor board abuses demand a Labor Day fixThis Labor Day, employees have fewer rights and union organizers have gained mo
RICHARD BERMAN: Labor board abuses demand a Labor Day fix
The Washington Times / Posted 7 hours ago
This Labor Day, employees have fewer rights and union organizers have gained more organizing power since the 1940s. In an administration that has a well-earned reputation for overreach, few agencies in the executive branch have demonstrated more of... Read more
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Arkansas Times
Arkansas Democrats hire new executive directorThe Arkansas Democratic Party has hired Ted Dick, former director of the Montan
Arkansas Democrats hire new executive director
Arkansas Times / Posted 17 hours ago
The Arkansas Democratic Party has hired Ted Dick, former director of the Montana Democratic Party and director of the Olympia, Wash.-based Senate Democratic Campaign Committee, as its executive director. He was chosen in a search begun after Candace... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Fight for $15: the strategist going to war to make McDonald's payThe Fight for $15 is giving McDonald’s a stark choice – either sit down and wor
Fight for $15: the strategist going to war to make McDonald's pay
Guardian Unlimited / Posted yesterday
The Fight for $15 is giving McDonald’s a stark choice – either sit down and work together with us to find a way to lift up hundreds of thousands of low-wage McDonald’s workers or face continued economic war. That warning is not without heft.... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Petitioners call for library director's removal at meetingBERKELEY -- Library trustees heard from dozens of speakers lambasting Berkeley
Petitioners call for library director's removal at meeting
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted yesterday
BERKELEY -- Library trustees heard from dozens of speakers lambasting Berkeley Public Library Director Jeff Scott on Wednesday before meeting in a closed session to evaluate the director's job performance. The four trustees -- with one absent -- were... Read more
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Everett Herald
Home health-care workers have choice on union dues Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m. While millions of Americans a
Home health-care workers have choice on union dues
Everett Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Published: Sunday, August 30, 2015, 12:01 a.m. While millions of Americans are enjoying their summer vacations, one group of workers is stuck at home with the A/C cranked up. Home-care workers, who... Read more
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TribLIVE
Pennsylvania welfare employees targeted in crackdownWelfare caseworkers who review applicants' incomes to determine whether they qu
Pennsylvania welfare employees targeted in crackdown
TribLIVE / Posted 2 days ago
Welfare caseworkers who review applicants' incomes to determine whether they qualify for food stamps and cash benefits are the target of a state Ethics Commission crackdown for refusing to reveal details of their finances. The commission has cited... Read more
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Long Beach Press-Telegram
Cigarette tax: California voters overwhelmingly back $2-a-pack increaseSACRAMENTO — A day after a state senator revived a bill to hike the state’s cig
Cigarette tax: California voters overwhelmingly back $2-a-pack increase
Long Beach Press-Telegram / Posted 2 days ago
SACRAMENTO — A day after a state senator revived a bill to hike the state’s cigarette tax by $2 a pack, a new Field Poll unveiled Thursday found that two-thirds of California voters back such a tax increase. That’s one of the key findings in the... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Public SafetyHow to help Donations for the family of Idrissa Camara may be sent to: * Fund
Public Safety
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
How to help Donations for the family of Idrissa Camara may be sent to: * Fund Account for Idrissa Camara, c/o FJC Security Services, 275 Jericho Turnpike, Floral Park, NY 11001 * Idrissa Camara Family Fund, c/o Service Employees International... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
Kelly: Love endures after slaying of N.Y. security guard by Fort Lee manNEW YORK — The men stood shoulder-to-shoulder murmuring “Allahu Akbar” — Arabic
Kelly: Love endures after slaying of N.Y. security guard by Fort Lee man
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK — The men stood shoulder-to-shoulder murmuring “Allahu Akbar” — Arabic for “God is great.” The women sat to the side and cried. In the middle of an East Harlem street, inside a plain pine coffin, rested the remains of Idrissa Camara, the... Read more
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The Daily Review
Passing hike in cigarette tax is a mustThe Field Poll released Wednesday should make the California Legislature's job
Passing hike in cigarette tax is a must
The Daily Review / Posted 3 days ago
The Field Poll released Wednesday should make the California Legislature's job easier as it tackles health care in a special session this summer: Californians like the direction of health care reforms, the poll found, and -- this is the big news --... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Race for Masten District seat tightening upA tight, three-way race is shaping up in the Masten District, as two young poli
Race for Masten District seat tightening up
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
A tight, three-way race is shaping up in the Masten District, as two young political neophytes and a Buffalo School Board member battle for an open seat on the Common Council. The conventional wisdom and name recognition factor would seem to favor... Read more
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The Mercury News
Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-CalThe Field Poll released Wednesday should make the California Legislature's job
Tobacco tax is the way to fund Medi-Cal
The Mercury News / Posted 3 days ago
The Field Poll released Wednesday should make the California Legislature's job easier as it tackles health care in a special session this summer: Californians like the direction of health care reforms, the poll found, and -- this is the big news --... Read more
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Black Press USA
Ruling Could Ease Way for Unionizing at Fast-Food ChainsNEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling Could Ease Way for Unionizing at Fast-Food Chains
Black Press USA / Posted 3 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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The Morning Call
Federal ruling strengthens bargaining power of franchise employeesA landmark federal labor ruling on Thursday vastly expanded the definition of c
Federal ruling strengthens bargaining power of franchise employees
The Morning Call / Posted 3 days ago
A landmark federal labor ruling on Thursday vastly expanded the definition of corporate employee and could end the arms-length relationship that companies like McDonald's have historically had with their franchisees' employees. With its ruling in a... Read more
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Oakland Tribune
Anti-rent control petition drive heating upRICHMOND -- A month after it was approved by a narrow margin, an effort is unde
Anti-rent control petition drive heating up
Oakland Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
RICHMOND -- A month after it was approved by a narrow margin, an effort is underway to repeal the city's rent control and just-cause eviction ordinance over concerns that the law will actually accelerate gentrification and make it difficult to remove... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Ruling boosts unions’ hopes of organizing at Wendy’s, other fast-food chains NEW YORK — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working
Ruling boosts unions’ hopes of organizing at Wendy’s, other fast-food chains
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Wendy’s and other fast-food chains... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Anti-rent control petition drive heating upRICHMOND -- A month after it was approved by a narrow margin, an effort is unde
Anti-rent control petition drive heating up
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 4 days ago
RICHMOND -- A month after it was approved by a narrow margin, an effort is underway to repeal the city's rent control and just-cause eviction ordinance over concerns that the law will actually accelerate gentrification and make it difficult to remove... Read more
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TribLIVE
Board ruling boosts efforts for fast-food collective bargainingNEW YORK — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working c
Board ruling boosts efforts for fast-food collective bargaining
TribLIVE / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains because of a National Labor Relations Board ruling Thursday. The ruling,... Read more
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Santa Cruz Sentinel
Cigarette tax: California voters overwhelmingly back $2-a-pack increaseSACRAMENTO — A day after a state senator revived a bill to hike the state’s cig
Cigarette tax: California voters overwhelmingly back $2-a-pack increase
Santa Cruz Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
SACRAMENTO — A day after a state senator revived a bill to hike the state’s cigarette tax by $2 a pack, a new Field Poll unveiled Thursday found that two-thirds of California voters back such a tax increase. That’s one of the key findings in the... Read more
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The Columbian
Ruling could ease way for fast-food chain unionsNEW YORK — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working
Ruling could ease way for fast-food chain unions
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The ruling,... Read more
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KFJX Pittsburg
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KFJX Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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14 WFIE Evansville
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
14 WFIE Evansville / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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Naples Daily News
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Naples Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The ruling,... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KXXV Waco / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WCAX-TV Vermont
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WCAX-TV Vermont / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KOAM-TV Pittsburg
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KOAM-TV Pittsburg / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WTOC 11 Savannah
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WTOC 11 Savannah / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WFMJ Youngstown
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WFMJ Youngstown / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WRCB Chattanooga
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WRCB Chattanooga / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KCBD-TV Lubbock
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KCBD-TV Lubbock / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WIS News 10 Columbia
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WIS News 10 Columbia / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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ABC Montana
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
ABC Montana / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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Live 5 News Charleston
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Live 5 News Charleston / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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ABC 13 Lynchburg
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
ABC 13 Lynchburg / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KTVL Medford
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains(MGN Online Photo) NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain fo
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KTVL Medford / Posted 4 days ago
(MGN Online Photo) NEW YORK (AP) — It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
Hawaii News Now / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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WALB Albany
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
WALB Albany / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chainsNEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and wor
Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 4 days ago
NEW YORK (AP) - It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald's, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday. The... Read more
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