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Tag Archives: Labor

NLRB nominee block could cause headaches

By Kimberly Atkins Dolan Media Newswires BOSTON — For the National Labor Relations Board, next year could be déjà vu all over again. Just last year, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the normally five-member NLRB, which is responsible for enforcing federal labor laws, acted without authority when it handed down nearly 600 decisions with only two active members. Today, the ...

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Labor of love: Woman has contractions during bar exam, finishes

CHICAGO (AP) – A pregnant suburban Chicago woman went into labor while taking the bar exam, finished the test and gave birth to her son less than two hours later. The Chicago Tribune reports 29-year-old Elana Nightingale Dawson started the final portion of the exam when she went into labor. Her contractions were 15 minutes apart. Nightingale Dawson says her ...

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2010AP1799 City of Menasha v. WERC

Labor MERC; arbitration Sections 111.70(4)(c)2.b. and (4)(mc)1., read together, permit the negotiation of alternative dispute resolution procedures, but require arbitration as an alternative if sec. 62.13(5) is a designated procedure. “The City additionally cites to a Legislative Fiscal Bureau Summary of Budget Provisions of the Committee of Conference dated October 2007. This summary addresses the changes to collective bargaining law, ...

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