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Sergio Marchionne (Chrysler photo)

Chrysler CEO Wants To Start Talks With UAW A Year Early

Marchionne says big issue will be dealing with two-tier wage system.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/21/2014

Labor, Immigration Activists Hold May Day Rallies

About 200 community, labor and immigration activists gathered Wednesday in a Detroit park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/01/2013

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Unions Suffer Sharp Decline In Membership

Government figures released Wednesday showed union membership declined from 11.8 percent to 11.3 percent of the workforce.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/23/2013

Right-to-work protests in Lansing (credit: WWJ/Ron Dewey)

Unions Look Ahead On Fight Over Right-To-Work

“We’re going to lobby every time we feel it’s necessary,” said Mike Green, president of United Auto Workers Local 652. “

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/19/2013

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

NHL Labor Talks Expected To Resume Monday

It took nearly three weeks and a new contract offer to get the fighting sides in hockey’s latest labor dispute back to the bargaining table.

97.1 The Ticket–12/31/2012

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman arrives for a negotiation session with the NHL Players Association at the Westin Times Square Hotel on December 4, 2012 in New York City. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

NHL Players To Decide If Board Can File Disclaimer

NHL players will begin voting Sunday on whether they will grant the players’ association’s executive board the authority to dissolve the union because of the inability to reach a collective bargaining agreement with the league.

97.1 The Ticket–12/15/2012

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 05: Video production crews move quickly to wire the newly arrived NHL podium for an upcoming press conference following a day of negotiations between the NHL and the Players Association at the Westin Times Square on December 5, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Mediation Fails Again In Hockey Labor Fight

Different location, different format, same old result in the ongoing fruitless NHL labor talks.

97.1 The Ticket–12/13/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

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