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ReutersBy Randall Palmer OTTAWA, April 29 (Reuters) - The Canadian government was set to announce tighter rules on Monday to prevent employers from using its temporary foreign worker program to squeeze Canadians out of jobs, acting after two high-profile...
— The United Steelworkers union will vote Tuesday on a proposed six-year contract with Caterpillar Inc. that would freeze wages, increase contributions to health care costs and offer senior employees fewer protections. The proposed agreement covers...
Reuters* Dispute over union's proposals to improve safety * Exxon says prepared to unit Baytown refinery during strike HOUSTON, April 29 (Reuters) - Workers have threatened to strike in June at Exxon Mobil Corp.'s largest U.S. refinery if the company refuses...
ReutersTORONTO, April 28 (Reuters) - United States Steel Corp has locked out all unionized employees at its Lake Erie works in Canada, the United Steelworkers union said on Sunday. The move, part of a contract dispute, affects nearly 1,000 workers at the...
INDIANA LEGISLATURE Ind. Legislature passes $30 billion budget INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Indiana General Assembly has approved a two-year, $30 billion budget that gives Gov. Mike Pence a partial victory in his quest for an income tax cut and...
BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — Union officials and the managers of a northwestern Indiana steel mill have resolved a dispute over safety issues that had slowed steel production at the sprawling mill complex. United Steelworkers Local 6787 President Paul...
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ReutersTORONTO, April 25 (Reuters) - U.S. Steel Corp has given workers at its Lake Erie facility in Canada notice of a lockout to start on Sunday at 9 a.m. EDT/1300 GMT, according to a letter posted on a union website. United Steelworkers Local 8782 voted on...
Tags: Career and Workplace, Strikes
BURNS HARBOR, Ind. (AP) — A safety dispute involving workers at a northwestern Indiana steel mill has slowed its steel production because some union workers refuse to work under what they call unsafe conditions. The Times of Munster reports (http:/...
History sometimes has a way of tying itself up with a little bow. That's the way I felt in January when I introduced Scott Prouty, the bartender-turned-videographer who helped sink Mitt Romney's presidential campaign, to Teddy Goff, the 28-year-old...
Sun SentinelSince revealing himself as the man responsible for the Mitt Romney “47 percent” video, Hollywood bartender Scott Prouty has felt the highs and lows that come with sudden celebrity status. “After going public, I’ve received a...
Joshua Polanowski was one of the first to go. He drove south in his 15-year-old GMC pickup truck, leaving behind freezing cold and a forever-closed steel mill for a balmy winter and a choice of manufacturing jobs. Forrest and Lacey Martin followed...
The Steelworkers union local at Sparrows Point has been taken over by its parent organization, a standard practice when a steel mill closes. United Steelworkers Local 9477 was put into "administratorship" in January, according to Jim Strong, the...
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