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McDonald's workers file complaints over burns in ongoing campaign for higher pay, unionization

...overtime pay. That system has been key in the argument by labor groups that McDonald's exerts enough control over franchised...and Health, said in a conference call organized by labor groups that the burns and other hazards detailed in the complaints...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-16/mcdonalds-workers-file-com
Nearly 40 percent of Wal-Mart workers to get pay raises

...minimum hourly wage of employees to $9 last year and $10 this year.Wal-Mart has faced growing pressure by organized labor groups to raise its starting hourly wages to $15 and provide works with more consistent hours. With its changes, the company's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-02-19/nearly-40-percent-wal-mart
The labor in the day

Members of the United Association of Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 150, other labor groups, and their family and friends marched across the 13th Street bridge as part of the third annual Labor Day march. The group started in North Augusta and ended downtown at Augusta Common.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/09/05/met_95355.shtml
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Keystone pipeline supporters slam Obama's skeptical comments on economic impact

...create more than 40,000 jobs.For that reason, Keystone has been touted by divisions of the AFL-CIO and other labor groups, key constituencies of the president.Mr. Obama's seemingly low jobs figures have led some critics to question...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/twt/news/2013-07-30/keystone-pipeline-supporters-sl
Organizers say fast-food protests planned for 100 cities

...Restaurant Association, an industry lobbying group, called the demonstrations a "campaign engineered by national labor groups," and said the vast majority of participants were union protesters rather than workers.The group added that past...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-02/organizers-say-fast-food-p
Fast-food protests return amid push for wage increase

...restaurant employees have participated in past actions. It called the demonstrations a "campaign engineered by national labor groups."McDonald's, Wendy's and Yum Brands, which owns KFC, Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, said in statements that their...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-05/fast-food-protests-return-
Wal-Mart extends health care benefits to workers' domestic partners, including same-sex

...of the same sex, starting Jan. 1.The nation's largest private employer, which has been a target of attacks by labor groups for what they criticize are skimpy wages and benefits, said Tuesday that the changes were made so it could have one...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-08-27/wal-mart-extends-health-ca
Health law requirement delayed

...since the law passed that the provision was too complicated.The unexpected decision is sure to anger liberals and labor groups, but it could provide cover for Democratic candidates in next year's congressional elections.While the White House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-02/health-law-requirement-del
Business news

...context, this created unwarranted scrutiny and inappropriate commentary," the company said.Earlier this year, labor groups criticized the site for content including sample budgets for employees that were based on holding two jobs and included...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-26/business-news
Labor groups try to adapt to times

Sallie Thomas loved being a school bus driver, but she was getting a little fed up with the job.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/09/05/met_913.shtml
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