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11 Dec 2019, 9:18 am by Yaroslav Pavliuk
President Richard Trumka of the  AFL-CIO said in a statement, “For the first time, there truly will be enforceable labor standards—including a process that allows for the inspections of factories and facilities that are not living up to their obligations. [read post]
21 Nov 2019, 6:57 pm by Sabrina I. Pacifici
Opinion – By Sherrod Brown, Ohio’s senior US senator and Liz Schuler, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO: “The Workers’ Right to Training Act allows employees to evolve as their employers adopt new tech. [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
This litigation involved a dispute between the City of Yonkers [City], and Yonkers Fire Fighters, Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO [Local 628], concerning a paramedic training course funded by a federal Assistance to Firefighters grant the City had offered its firefighters.After the City denied Local 628's requests for documents related to the paramedic training course, Local 628 filed a grievance asserting that the City violated, among other provisions, Article 33 of the… [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
This litigation involved a dispute between the City of Yonkers [City], and Yonkers Fire Fighters, Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO [Local 628], concerning a paramedic training course funded by a federal Assistance to Firefighters grant the City had offered its firefighters.After the City denied Local 628's requests for documents related to the paramedic training course, Local 628 filed a grievance asserting that the City violated, among other provisions, Article 33 of the… [read post]
15 Nov 2019, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
This litigation involved a dispute between the City of Yonkers [City], and Yonkers Fire Fighters, Local 628, IAFF, AFL-CIO [Local 628], concerning a paramedic training course funded by a federal Assistance to Firefighters grant the City had offered its firefighters.After the City denied Local 628's requests for documents related to the paramedic training course, Local 628 filed a grievance asserting that the City violated, among other provisions, Article 33 of the… [read post]
1 Nov 2019, 12:00 pm by William B. Gould IV
The theme of my remarks today relate to the fact that The Old Order Faileth and it is a development very much tied to contemporary labor relations and labor laws and our search as practitioners for new answers. [read post]
Int’l Ass’n of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental, & Reinforcing Iron Workers, Local 229, AFL-CIO, No. 17-73210, 2019 WL 5539505 (9th Cir. [read post]
28 Oct 2019, 6:46 am by Ruth Levush
I then worked for two years in the international department of the AFL-CIO as a Global Workers’ Rights Fellow before I decided to undertake a one-year LL.M in international dispute settlement (MIDS) at the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in Geneva, Switzerland. [read post]
21 Oct 2019, 8:48 am by Workplace Prof
The AFL-CIO released today the above-titled report, authored by Lance Compa (retired Cornell ILR; currently visiting at San Diego Law): Multinational corporations based in Europe have accelerated their foreign direct investment in the Southern states of the United States in... [read post]
21 Oct 2019, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
., Local 1000, AFSCME AFL-CIO v New York State Off. of Children & Family Servs., 174 AD3d 1206 [CSEA] and, similarly, in Ayers v City of Mount Vernon, Appellate Division, Second Department, 2019 NY Slip Op 07230 [Ayers], it appears that there some misunderstanding or misapplication of the words of art "permanent appointment" and "tenure" in determining the employment  status of a public employee while he or she is serving a probationary period.In CSEA,… [read post]
21 Oct 2019, 4:00 am by Public Employment Law Press
., Local 1000, AFSCME AFL-CIO v New York State Off. of Children & Family Servs., 174 AD3d 1206 [CSEA] and, similarly, in Ayers v City of Mount Vernon, Appellate Division, Second Department, 2019 NY Slip Op 07230 [Ayers], it appears that there some misunderstanding or misapplication of the words of art "permanent appointment" and "tenure" in determining the employment  status of a public employee while he or she is serving a probationary period.In CSEA,… [read post]
10 Oct 2019, 7:10 am by Simon Lester
Back in July, I offered some quick thoughts on presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren's trade policy plan (entitled, "It's Time for a New Approach to Trade"). [read post]
8 Oct 2019, 9:04 pm by Dan Flynn
The AFL-CIO, Central Labor Council (CLC) affiliated unions represent USDA meat inspectors who are employed by the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). [read post]
11 Sep 2019, 3:57 pm by Bryn Miller
Rising in opposition, the Temecula senator held up a piece of paper on the floor and stated the AFL-CIO had created a standardized paper form that was then made available by the Authors office during negotiations that permitted industry lobbyists to request specialized exemptions from the bill—presumably allowing AFL-CIO the power to then review and grant selected exemptions from the bill. [read post]
30 Aug 2019, 7:45 pm by Jon L. Gelman
Some of the dignitaries present for the ceremony were: Daniel Spair, Director of the DWC; MA Kaltz, Deputy Director; Samuel S Ferster, Deputy Director; JL Brown, Deputy Director; and Jack Lerner, counsel for the AFL-CIO. [read post]