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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
Agencies focus on labor issues

ATLANTA - Despite rock-bottom unemployment rates, Georgia still grapples with motivating and training those who don't have jobs in what one expert calls a "crisis in work-force development." The twin problems are dominating discussions during a two-day conference of 2,000 employees from state and local agencies Tuesday and today.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/12/13/bus_301272.shtml
Business
Saints beat Cardinals in Hall of Fame game

...experience.The game was canceled last year for the first time in 45 years because of the NFL's lockout of players. Labor issues also came into play in Sunday night's game ? the seven officials were replacements.The win completed a good weekend...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-08-05/saints-beat-cardinals-hall-fa
NBA union director pessimistic about early collective bargaining proposal

...director Billy Hunter addressed several dozen players at the union's annual meeting during a session devoted mainly to labor issues. His message was that history could very well repeat itself, with a distinct possibility there could be a lockout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/29/nba_420574.shtml
NBA
Disputes are watershed moment for unions

...effectiveness. Harley Shaiken, a professor at the University of California Berkeley who has written extensively on labor issues, said the challenges are intensifying. "You've got the pressures of the global economy, fierce competition in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/15/bus_12275.shtml
Business
Area breifs: Board to attend California meeting

...former British Prime Minister John Major. The conference offers workshops and lectures on technology and legal and labor issues. Other segments are geared toward new school board members and toward fostering student achievement. Trash pickup...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/04/07/met_258430.shtml
Metro | Columbia County Board of Education
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
Business
FAA: Delta, Northwest can work as single carrier

...operations will be combined into Delta's operations, Chief Operating Officer Stephen E. Gorman said in an internal memo. Labor issues remain, however. While pilots and some smaller work groups from both carriers are operating under joint contracts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2010/01/01/bus_561552.shtml
Business
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