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  • Global Labor Organizing in Theory and Practice

    In May 2007, representatives of auto unions from eight countries meeting at the UAW headquarters in Detroit agreed to form an ad hoc global auto sector organizing working group to share information on companies and union densities, develop strategic organizing targets and coordinate solidarity. UAW organizing director Terry Thurman expressed the UAW's eagerness to "move beyond symbolic...

  • U.S. To Step Up Trade Challenge to China ; Pressure Building to Act to Limit Exports of Auto Parts and Green Energy

    A loose-knit coalition of labor unions, Democratic politicians and trade advocacy groups want the U.S. government to file trade cases against China regarding its auto parts exports. As the White House prepares for the Valentine's Day visit to Washington by the man who is expected to run China for the coming decade, growing trade friction could result in more disputes in one of the world's largest ...

  • Gop, Unions Tangle for Public Support

    The world has changed in big ways since Ohio enacted a public employees collective bargaining law in 1983, and overall that change has not been good for labor unions in Ohio and across the U.S. One constant remains: The strength of unions depends on the economic law of supply and demand.

  • Fourteenth Amendment. Section 1: Privileges and immunities of citizenchip, due process and equal protection

    ... over time has alternately emphasized the importance of economic and non-economic matters. In theory, the issues of procedural and ... Years later, after regulations protective of labor allowed unions to amass enormous economic power, many state legislatures ..., it relates to disclosure of information to the outside world, i.e., the right of individuals to determine how much and what ...

  • Section 8: Powers of Congress

    ... to be subject to federal taxation despite a possible economic burden on the State. . In finally overruling Pollock , the Court ... Also, a state unitary-tax scheme that used a worldwide-combined reporting formula was upheld as applied to the taxing of ... other hand, a state statute requiring business agents of unions operating in the State to file annual reports and to pay an ...

  • Section 2: Judicial Power and Jurisdiction

    ... when they suffered "injury in fact" to some interest, "economic or otherwise," that is arguably within the zone of interest to be ... it is likely that Congress meant no more than that labor unions could be suable in law or equity, in distinction from the usual ... not the law of a single country only, but of the commercial world. Nun erit alia lex Romae, alia Athenis; alia munc, alia posthac, ...

  • First Amendment: Religion And Free Expression

    ... religious exemption from a secular, regulatory piece of economic legislation. Sherbert was disqualified from receiving ... of limitations on speech and press in the period following World War I. Thus, in 1907, Justice Holmes could observe that, even if ... but only prevented certain people from being officers of unions, and because Congress could reasonably conclude that a person ...

  • Qantas Airways Grounds Global Fleet Due to Strikes

    CANBERRA, Australia - Qantas Airways grounded its global fleet Saturday, suddenly locking out striking workers after weeks of flight disruptions an executive said could close down the world's 10th largest airline piece by piece. The Australian government called for an emergency arbitration hearing, which was adjourned early this morning after hearing evidence from the unions and airline. It will...

  • Section 1: Legislative Powers

    ... When in the Economic Stabilization Act of 1970, Congress authorized the President "to ..."In the decade following World War II, there appeared a new kind of congressional inquiry ... may inquire into the extent of corruption in labor unions. Because of its powers to legislate to protect the civil rights ...

  • Detroit and Stein's Law

    WASHINGTON - If there's an iron rule in economics, it is Stein's Law (named after Herb, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers): "If something cannot go on forever, it will stop."Detroit, for example, can no longer go on borrowing, spending, raising taxes and dangerously cutting such essential services as street lighting and police protection. So it stops. It goes bust.Cause...

  • Manpower Inc. Identifies the World Is Entering the Human Age ; Talent Is the New 'It' As Human Potential Rises Up As the New Driver of Economic Growth

    DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN), world leader in innovative workforce solutions, today announced at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, the dawn of a new world era; the Human Age. Manpower Inc. Chairman & CEO, Jeffrey A. Joerres kicked off the WEF with the announcement, followed by a panel discussion with CNBC, "Entering the...

  • The Pope Vs. Capitalism

    Why should anyone besides Catholics care about [Francis]' reform agenda? Greg Burke, a former Fox News Rome correspondent who advises the Vatican on communication policy, spoke to this question when addressing the Religion Newswriters Association in Austin, Texas in September. Despite the media's portrayal of Francis, Burke said, this pope "is not a fan of cheap grace and feel-good religion.&...

  • Are American Unions History?

    IN THE WAKE of labor's defeated effort to recall Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a Republican, last week, both pro- and anti-union pundits have opined that unions are in an all-but-irreversible decline. Privately, a number of my friends and acquaintances in the labor movement have voiced similar sentiments. Most don't think that decline is irreversible but few have any idea how labor would come back....

  • 2017 and Later Model Year Light-Duty Vehicle Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards

    EPA and NHTSA, on behalf of the Department of Transportation, are issuing final rules to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve fuel economy for light-duty vehicles for model years 2017 and beyond. On May 21, 2010, President Obama issued a Presidential Memorandum requesting that NHTSA and EPA develop through notice and comment rulemaking a coordinated National Program to improve fuel ...

  • Global economic challenges: trade union growth implications in Nigeria.

    .... Introduction . Globalization has remained the talking point with regard to world socio-economic development. It has taken a controversial nature as it connotes different meanings ... contemporary world economy and concludes that it has adversary impact on the growth of trade unions in Nigeria. . Global Economic Environment . With the sovereign debt crisis, the declining GDP, low ...

  • Are the Walmart Prices Worth It?

    Walmart is a dominate force in the world. Walmart has 8,500 stores in 15 countries, under 55 different names. Walmart is the largest private employer in the U.S., with nearly 1.4 million workers in 4,602 stores. The company's efficiency in stores and throughout its supply chain has remade the retail industry. The company is a success because it sells products that people want to buy at low prices....

  • Sen. Tom Harkin Holds a Hearing On the Education Budget and Jobs Crisis

    ... families across the country and could stall the nation's economic recovery. But they would also take a terrible toll on our ... but do those things, those fewer things -- do them in a world class manner. HARKIN: Thank you, Senator Cochran. Senator ... that had all parishes or counties on board, all teacher unions on board, all school boards on board, which, in an ideal world, ...

  • High-Cost Mortgage and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Truth in Lending Act (Regulation Z) and Homeownership Counseling Amendments to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (Regulation X)

    The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) issues this final rule to implement the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act's amendments to the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act. The final rule amends Regulation Z (Truth in Lending) by expanding the types of mortgage loans that are subject to the protections of the Home Ownership and...

  • Richmond v. J. A. Croson Co., 488 U.S. 469 (1989)

    ..., including past societal discrimination in education and economic opportunities as well as both black and white career and ... the exclusion of blacks from skilled construction trade unions and training programs. This past discrimination has prevented ... of restitution to interned Japanese-Americans during World War II). Thus, it would have been consistent with normal practice ...

  • 12 CFR 217.2 - Definitions.

    ... recent consensus CRC published by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) as of December 31st of the ... index means the Standard & Poor's 500 Index, the FTSE All-World Index, and any other index for which the Board-regulated ... market utilities, securities broker-dealers, credit unions, or insurance companies. Repo-style transaction means a ...

  • Ituc: World Day for Decent Work 2010

    BRUSSELS, October 6, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Trade unions across the world are mobilising on 7 October to tackle the global economic and employment crisis and demand fundamental reform of the world economy. The organisers of more than 100 activities have already posted information on their events onto the special website: http:// www.wddw.org This year's actions will be promoting three central...

  • Wisconsin Trumps Oil in Terms of U.S. Impact

    -- The biggest business story in the world isn't Libya. It's Wisconsin. Gov. Scott Walker's bid to limit the budget-busting power of public employee unions deserves support in all 50 states. Some of the biggest risk bankruptcy to keep state jobholders well paid, perked and pensioned. That is government upside down. It's supposed to serve the people, with affordable services and a business climate ...

  • Qantas Airways Grounds Global Fleet Over Strike

    CANBERRA, Australia - Qantas Airways grounded its global fleet Saturday, suddenly locking out striking workers after weeks of flight disruptions an executive said could close down the world's 10th-largest airline piece by piece. The Australian government called for an emergency arbitration hearing, which was adjourned early today after hearing evidence from the unions and airline. It will resume...

  • Economic Watch: Conservatives Should Rethink Hostility to Unions

    I understand why many conservatives have problems with the labor movement. For example, unions tend to support Democratic political candidates almost exclusively, a mistake in my view. But that's far from the whole picture, and what I don't understand is why many conservatives have such a one-sided view of labor and don't apply the same rigorous analysis they apply to many other issues - which...

  • Rep. Scott Garrett Holds a Hearing On the Sec Budget

    ... at today's hearings I also hope to explore the lack of economic analysis being done on the SEC's proposed rules, which has lead ... told me that if we are the most prosperous country in the world -- because we had the best capital markets in the world, because ... article was, and that it was pushed back to that from the unions on that and the push back was going, according to the piece, was ...