ATTEMPTS TO UNIONIZE FOODSERVICE: Congress to introduce labor bills
- 'Organized Chaos?'. Wiedenkeller, Keith // Film Journal International;Oct2008, Vol. 111 Issue 10, p31
This article looks at the state of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) in the U.S. Congress in 2008. According to the article, the bill was passed by the House of Representatives in 2007, but stalled out in the Senate due to a filibuster. It indicates that observers and insiders believe it...
- Futile Labor. Scheiber, Noam // New Republic;03/12/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 11, p14
Considers the opposition of the U.S. labor unions to the McCain-Feingold campaign-finance measure in the U.S. Congress. Organized labor's reversal of previous support for the legislation; Ways in which labor's opposition to campaign-finance reform will actually hurt the labor movement; Focus on...
- LABOR'S TARGET. // National Review Bulletin;1/27/1978, Vol. 30 Issue 4, pB4
The article presents information on a bill related to labor law introduced by the U.S. government. The bill targets on the current laws governing employer-union relations. The bill, if passed, would force employers to open their premises to union organizers, require immediate employee...
- Employees organizations seeking issues of unity. Keston, Joan B.; Shaw, G. Jerry // Public Manager;Winter94/95, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p17
Focuses on the opportunities offered by the newly-elected members of the US Congress to unify employee organizations in the United States. Examination of the relationship between the labor and legislative sectors; Organization types which focus on effective government policy issues; Importance...
- Does The Kennedy-Ives Bill Provide Adequate Remedies For The Corruption In Labor Unions? CON. Report, Minority // Congressional Digest;Nov58, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p271
The article presents contradictory views by U.S. Senate Committee members regarding the committee bill. According to the members, the Committee bill does not meet the demand for labor reform legislation. It does not fulfill recommendations of President Dwight Eisenhower nor recommendations of...
- Down in flames. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Apr2001, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p10
Reports the rejection of ergonomics rule by the Congress in the United States. Statement regarding the rejection of the rules by president John Sweeney; Plans of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration on ergonomics rules; Efforts of union leaders to develop another rule.
- Senate blocks effort to ban union salting. // Human Events;10/02/98, Vol. 54 Issue 37, p22
Focuses on the failure by the Senate on September 14, 1998 to ascertain the three-fifths majority to invoke cloture to end the debate on a motion to continue with a bill which would prevent the practice of salting by unions. Defintion of salting; Details on the arguments in the debate; Factors...
- Making workers' rights a civil right. Kahlenberg, Richard D.; Marvit, Moshe Z. // Hill;7/31/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 89, p19
In the article, the authors discuss efforts by the U.S. Congress as of late July 2014 to outlaw moves against workers of all races who want to establish a union by proposing a law similar to the Civil Rights Act.
- Cut corporate tax breaks, pay down deficit, letter says. Becker, Bernie // Hill;5/19/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 68, p21
The article reports on the call by organized labor for the U.S. Congress to end corporate tax breaks and use the revenue to reduce the federal deficit.