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UAW drive falls short amid culture clash in Tenn.

...density is low," said Harley Shaiken, a professor at the University of California at Berkeley who specializes in labor issues.Still, because of the close margin, Shaiken believes the union would have won without statements from Corker and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-02-15/uaw-drive-falls-short-amid
Obama minimum wage plan leaves business leaders uneasy

...lead to the creation of 120,000 jobs.But Randel Johnson, vice president at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce for labor issues, said the increase would come "on the backs of employers" who would hire fewer people and cut overtime."You don't...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-02-13/obama-minimum-wage-plan-le
Volkswagen mulls South for plant

...particularly difficult," said Harley Shaiken, a University of California, Berkeley, professor who specializes in labor issues. "That is without question an important part of their location decision," he said. Volkswagen's plant will be...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/13/bus_465372.shtml
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Deal orders farm labor inquiry

...wrote.Black, who agreed to conduct the survey, said his office has received several calls from farmers reporting labor issues.As part of the assessment, state officials are relying on an online survey that asks state farmers what crops they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-05-28/deal-orders-farm-labor-inquir
Community leaders court big business

...are service or manufacturing, are treated as prospects, Mr. West said. "A lot of these companies are running into labor issues in their communities," he said. "They're having to go to second-tier markets to find what they're looking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/04/07/bus_286384.shtml
Business
Home care workers unionize

...with women and minorities," said Harley Shaiken, a University of California, Berkeley, professor specializing in labor issues. "We live in a world that is an information and service economy," said Andrew L. Stern, national president of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/27/bus_254606.shtml
Business
Another early exit raises questions about Stars

...are the people he wants shaping and guiding the club. Problem is, all NHL business could soon be put on hold. With labor issues looming, teams are likely to sit tight until they know what the new rules are. The current collective bargaining agreement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/19/hoc_412664.shtml
Hockey
Lineman are stars of Hall of Fame weekend

...Saints, hit hard by their bounty scandal in the off-season, will open the preseason against the Arizona Cardinals. Labor issues still play a role, though ? replacement officials will be used because the refs' union has been locked out.The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-08-03/lineman-are-stars-hall-fame-w
NBA talks hit crucial time

...committee in Friday's meeting, and Miami guard Dwyane Wade has committed to attend.Wade was part of a meeting about labor issues at the 2010 All-Star weekend in Dallas, when players were briefed about owners' plans for dramatic changes to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2011-09-29/nba-talks-hit-crucial-time
Pilot impasse delays merger

...a pivotal issue would generate far greater returns to both airlines," said Mr. Kasarda, who has studied airline labor issues. "I think Delta and Northwest are very astute for getting that issue resolved."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/02/21/bus_188117.shtml
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