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As The Daily Show's Jon Stewart noted in his show's opening this Wednesday evening, it wasn't the Chicago teachers' union strike, or workers rioting at the Foxconn factory in China that piqued the interest of Americans concerned about ongoing labor disputes. No, it was the NFL referees strike and some really horrible calls by the replacement refs that got the nation's attention. Read more...
While discussing the recent lockout of the United Steelworkers at the Cooper Tire and Rubber Company, former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich reminded the viewers of the Ed Show on MSNBC just how out of whack CEO pay is compared to the average Read more...
Labor negotiations between National Basketball Association owners and players broke down Tuesday, leading to the cancellation of the entire NBA preseason. The owners have locked out the players since July 1 as the two sides were unable to reach Read more...