What We're Reading Today: Labor News Roundup

Friday, January 17, 2014

(Metropolitan Washington Council, AFL-CIO)

Walmart Accused of Violating Workers’ Rights, The Wall Street Journal
The National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint Wednesday against Wal-Mart Stores Inc., accusing the retailer of violating workers’ federal rights to protest in more than a dozen states.

Minnesota Orchestra Members Ratify New Deal to End Lockout
AFL-CIO Now blog
Musicians of the Minnesota Orchestra will be back onstage soon after they and the orchestra board of directors have ratified a new collective bargaining agreement that will end the 
nearly 16-month lockout of the musicians. 

Bill Includes Pay Increase for Blue-Collar Federal Workers, NFFE
The $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill introduced Monday evening included a one percent pay adjustment for wage-grade federal employees.


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