ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Farmworkers have the same constitutional right to unionize as all other workers in New York state, a mid-level state appellate court ruled Thursday in a case challenging a provision in state labor law excluding farmworkers from ...Read More »
The city of Rochester has reached a precedent-setting five-year collective bargaining agreement with AFSCME Local 1635. The contract was ratified by union members Thursday. It will provide for a 2 percent wage increase during the first two years. There is ...Read More »
MVP Health Care announces a corporate policy to promote the purchasing of goods and services from vendors that employ or buy products made with union labor. The policy also affirms buying American-made goods and services. “Our experience shows that buying ...Read More »
Four Monroe County probation officers have won relief in their protracted federal legal battle against two government unions for violating their First Amendment rights. The four officers, led by David Scheffer, filed the suit with free legal aid from National ...Read More »
Appellate Division, Fourth Department Union Fair Representation — Statute of Limitations Mercone v. Monroe County Deputy Sheriffs’ Assoc. Inc. CA 11-01179 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The plaintiff, a former deputy sheriff, was discharged by letter dated Dec. ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Now it can be said with certainty: Get ready for some football! NFL players voted to OK a final deal Monday, days after the owners approved a tentative agreement, and the sides finally managed to put an end to the 4½-month lockout, the longest work stoppage in league history.
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