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  • issue 66
  • mar. 3, 2011

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In the News more

Supreme Court extends bias protection

Workplace Flexibility Gets a Little Blue Around the Collar

States Mull Shift in Worker Pensions

Strides by Women, Still a Wage Gap

Unions Debate What to Give to Save Bargaining

A new type of culture clash: American workers vs. foreign managers

Woman receives $100,000 settlement in Belle Chasse sexual harassment case

Unions vs. the Right to Work

Union Battles: A 'National Campaign' Against Labor?

House bill would let bosses replace overtime with comp time

Wis. Assembly Passes Bill Taking Away Union Rights

Major Construction Firm To Pay $110,000 To Settle EEOC Suit For Sexual Harassment, Retaliation

Topic of the Week more

True Grit: Keeping Your Eye Out for Future Leaders:

· Do promote people before they're ready. · Do create opportunities for people to learn. · Do help people keep perspective. · Don't avoid talking about their career. read more

BLOGS: Today’s Workplacemore

Linda Meric

Attacking Wisconsin's Middle Class

March 3, 2011 | Linda Meric

In sharp contrast to their "jobs, jobs, jobs" campaign promises, Wisconsin Republicans are pushing tax breaks to corporations and the rich that will decimate the state's budget revenue. read more

Kenneth Bernstein

An Open Letter to Residents of Wisconsin:

March 2, 2011 | Kenneth Bernstein

This diary is the contents of an email widely distributed by Cynthia Koebert. It was written by her mother Jo Koebert to her brother. read more

Bob Rosner

Five Years of Silence

March 1, 2011 | Bob Rosner

A while back Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas achieved a quiet milestone. He has gone five entire terms as a Supreme without asking a question. read more

Kari Lydersen

Warehouse Workers Allege Wage Theft, Demand Pay Stubs

February 28, 2011 | Kari Lydersen

Employees will march into Reliable Staffing office to demand billing records, highlight mistreatment. read more

On Tuesday, the Senate voted down a Republican-authored amendment to the FAA Authorization Act that would have eliminated the collective bargaining rights of baggage screeners at the Transportation Security Administration. read more

In the Courts more

Sonic-Calabasas A, Inc. v. Moreno

California Supreme Court; No. S174475 Decision Date: February 24, 2011

In a labor dispute involving Labor Code section 98 et seq., California Supreme Court holds that a provision in an arbitration agreement requiring waiver of by an employee of his right to a Berman hearing as a condition of employment is unconscionable and unenforceable as contrary to public policy. read more

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