More than two years ago, the National Labor Relations Board created a poster and required all employers under its jurisdiction to post it. The poster gave employees a comprehensive recap of their rights, including the right to form unions, to communicate with each other about terms and conditions of employment, and to be free of...Read more
The President issued a proclamation about Law Day, May 1, which states in part:Read more
- As a Nation, we are bound together not by the colors of our skin, the tenets of our faith, or the origins of our names. What unites us as Americans is our allegiance to an idea articulated more than two centuries ago:...
The demise of the Hostess company, leaving Twinkies’ future in doubt, was widely blamed on the bakers’ union’s strike. The real story is more complicated. The bakers union agreed that their 2010 wage increase of 30 cents per hour would be almost completely devoted to pension contributions. So they took a two cent raise, and the...Read more
I was surprised to see the run on Twinkies and Ho-Hos when Hostess announced it would shut its doors if the workers did not stop striking this very minute. Wonder Bread and Twinkies seemed to have outlasted their relevance; I’ve certainly never packed anything of the sort in my kids‘ lunchboxes, and these products aren’t...Read more