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Petitioner, Granite Rock, and respondent, Teamsters Local 287, negotiated a new Collective Bargaining Agreement (“CBA”) which included no-strike and arbitration clauses. A dispute arose regarding the validity of the agreement after Local 287 initiated a strike with the support of respondent, International Brotherhood of Teamsters (“IBT”). Granite Rock sued Local 287 and IBT under §301(a) of the Labor-Management Relations Act. The district court found that the agreement including the arbitration clause was valid and, therefore, referred Granite Rock and Local 287 to arbitration. The court, however, ...
is a process between employers and employees to reach an agreement regarding the rights and duties of people at work. Collective bargaining aims to reach a collective agreement which usually sets out issues such as employees pay, working hours, training, health and safety, and rights to participate in workplace or company affairs. 1 During the bargaining process, employees are typically represented by a trade union . The union may negotiate with a single employer (who is typically representing a company's shareholders) or may negotiate with a federation of businesses, depending on the country, to reach an industry wide ...
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NEW YORK — Major League Baseball implemented random blood testing for human growth hormone in the minor leagues on Thursday, the first professional sports league in the United States to take the aggressive step against doping. The blood testing becomes part of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program, which commissioner Bud Selig introduced in 2001 to test for performance-enhancing drugs. “The implementation of blood testing in the minor leagues represents a significant step in the detection of the illegal use of human growth hormone,” Selig said in a statement. “HGH testing provides an example ... market research, surveys and trends
IRVING: International labor report's omissions reveal pro-Israel bias
Every June, the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) releases its Annual Survey of Violations of Trade Union Rights. According to a press release that accompanied the 2010 publication (which reports on events in 2009), “the Middle East remains among the regions of the world where union rights are least protected.” The report describes repression meted out to Palestinian workers and trade unionists by both the Israeli authorities and the Palestinian factions. But ITUC’s omissions and brevity both disguise the complexity of life for Palestinian workers, and reveal some of the union ... market research, surveys and trends

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With about 2.0 million civilian employees, the Federal Government, excluding the Postal Service, is the Nation's largest employer. About 85 percent of Federal employees work outside the Washington, DC metropolitan area. A substantial number of job openings will arise as many Federal workers are expected to retire over the next decade; competition is high during times of economic uncertainty, however, when workers seek the stability of Federal employment. The Federal Government was established by the Constitution to provide services to the public. While these services vary considerably, all are designed to improve the lives ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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It went public in 1992 and now has a market cap of $1.89 billion. Headquartered in downtown Detroit, it occupies a sleek building with 1.1 million square feet spread over 15 floors. Compuware filed its proxy July 14, and the company today has come a long way from its humble origins , when Karmanos and his friends started the company with $9,000 and aspired to create “…a 20 to 25 person company that would be a fun place to work.”  They apparently succeeded; according to Compuware’s website, the home office has a “…fresh, open design, incredible views, health club, day care facility and many other employee amenities.” industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Since the Employment Contracts Act became law nearly 20 years ago, employer groups have argued that the ability of sacked and disgruntled workers to take personal grievances against their bosses has been a significant risk to doing business. Worse, they say, is that in wrongful dismissal cases the courts have insisted the firing process is just as important as the substantive reason for the dismissal. Worse still, there is no bullet-proof process laid down in black letter laws for a "perfect" dismissal – one that will comply with the law and ensure an employer is not vulnerable to a prolonged and expensive ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
IN RE PHILADELPHIA NEWSPAPERS, LLC.
Before the Court is an application (the "Application") filed by the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia Local 10 (the "Guild"), on behalf of Stephen A. Smith ("Smith"), a journalist, for an Order allowing and compelling the payment of an administrative expense claim, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 503(b)(1)(A)(ii). The Debtors filed an objection ("Objection") to the Application and a hearing was held on the matter. At the hearing, the parties presented oral argument. Upon consideration of the matter, the Court denies the Application. Prior to January 25, 2008, Smith was employed as a ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

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Collective Bargaining Research Guide
Collective Bargaining Subject Guide (from Cornell University ILR School). http:/ /www.ilr.cornell.edu/library/subjectGuides/collectiveBargaining/default.html ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
A GUIDE TO THE MASSACHUSETTS PUBLIC EMPLOYEE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING LAW
COLLECTIVE. BARGAINING. LAW. INTERNET EDITION. A continually updated version of this guide is available on the Commission's web site at www.mass.gov/lrc. ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
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The increased use of technology in the workplace has created new concerns for both employers and employees in the area of privacy.� The reasons for the vast expansion in the use of technology in the workplace are far from surprising.� Use of email and the Internet can immensely reduce operating costs through automation of human tasks, facilitate communication on innumerable levels, clearly increase efficiency in almost all tasks, allow for geographic and other business expansion, and less obviously, it can even reduce the amount of real estate and inventory that companies require. Susan E. Gindin, Guide to Email and Internet in ...