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Labor News Round-Up

January 11, 2011


AFL-CIO’s John Sweeney to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom.

Rahm Emanuel proposes barring teachers from striking, mandating longer hours.

NYC judge orders Dept. of Education to include names with teacher ratings.

Court appointed assessment finds persistent corruption in NYC carpenters union.

Missouri union leaders oppose Right to Work measure.

Baltimore police pay cut.

Gov. Brown shakes up CA Board of Education.

Polling by CA Labor Federation finds support from nonunion workers.

NUHW drops out of election at Sutter Solano Medical Center (CA).

Shasta Regional Medical Center (CA) employees reportedly decertify union;
SEIU disputes this.

Law professors join pickets outside Union Square Hilton hotel in San Francisco.

Detroit movie supply house workers affiliate with IATSE.

Postal workers continue negotiations.


Embattled Tunisian government announces plan to create 300,000 jobs.

Dispute between farmers and millers over wheat prices in Zambia.

London Tube strike threatens to disrupt royal wedding.

British Airways, Unite union dispute enters third year.

Italy: Fiat workers prepare for referendum on investment deal.

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