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Democrats threaten shift from Republican party in South Carolina

...South Carolina Chamber of Commerce gave him a 100 percent rating for his votes in 2013, and he has the support of the AFL-CIO union.The chief point Hutto wants to hammer home is that Graham cares more about international affairs, like the attack on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-08-30/democrats-thre
Georgia business-labor coalition calls for immigration reform, cites survey

...Technology Association of Georgia, the Georgia Restaurant Association, the Georgia Poultry Federation and the unions ALF-CIO and Workers United."You cannot dismiss the economic data because it is clear; it is compelling; it is real, and it is conservative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/georgia-business-labor-coalit
Endorsements for Ga. school hopefuls

...Richard Woods in the GOP runoff.Wilson, who has already been endorsed by the Georgia Association of Educators and the AFL-CIO, announced Tuesday the backing of 24 Democratic legislators from across the state, which is noteworthy because her opponent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-06-18/endorsements-g
Augusta city bus drivers vote to unionize

Augusta bus drivers voted Thursday to affiliate with the AFL-CIO's Transport Workers Union of America, in a move not surprising to critics of the city's troubled transit system.Thirty-nine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2013-09-27/augusta-city-bus-drivers
Top information execs under pressure from hackers

...up the stress.Years ago, the job of a CIO focused mainly on the upkeep of computer...their jobs will be on the line.Ken Grady, CIO of life sciences company New England BioLabs...Jacob, who had served as the company's CIO since 2008. Target said Wednesday that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-09/top-information-execs-unde
Target tech chief Beth Jacob resigns as it overhauls security

...has resigned. The company said it will search for an interim CIO.The departure, which is effective Wednesday, comes as Target...watches might be used in its stores.But during her time as CIO, Target also endured some public relations nightmares related...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-05/target-tech-chief-beth-jac
Computer concerns at Athens hospital

...physician for (five) days."The letter was addressed to ARMC President and CEO James G. Thaw and Senior Vice President and CIO Gretchen Tegethoff. It was signed by more than a dozen physicians, including Carolann Eisenhart, president of the medical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-05-23/computer-concerns-athens-hos
Georgia would feel minimum wage hike, study says

...averaged $41,000 in profits per employee, according to AFL-CIO research.Georgia will be among the biggest winners from an...according to Charlie Flemming, president of the Georgia ALF-CIO."To non-economists like myself, this makes perfect sense...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-05-25/georgia-would-feel-minimum
Target acknowledges it didn't take immediate action on cyber breach alert

...Target announced last week that its chief information officer, Beth Jacob, had resigned and was searching for an interim CIO. It also said it was working to overhaul some of its divisions that handle security and technology.Target's sales, profit...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-14/target-acknowledges-it-did
Obama wants overtime pay for more salaried workers

...couldn't work more than 40 hours a week."I can't afford to pay them time and a half. It breaks my budget," he says.AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said that Wall Street executives benefited from a 15 percent increase in bonuses last year."Americans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-03-12/obama-wants-overtime-pay-m