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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
Inside Insurance: Businesses must consider better supply chain coverages

...chain failure.Consider what can affect your business besides natural disasters. There are industrial accidents, labor issues, production process failures, political upheaval, trade disputes, supplier finances or solvency, and credit/cash...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-09-12/inside-insur
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
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
The Wisconsin rebellion

...shuttering of public, taxpayer-funded schools to make a political point is indefensible.Workers want to couch this as a labor issue because Walker's plan would suspend collective bargaining. What they don't realize is that collective bargaining...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2011-02-19/wisconsin-rebellion
Editorials
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
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
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
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
Business
Body-sharing by Big Three lags in world

...parts are needed for each vehicle, quality improves, reducing warranty costs, it said. The study also pointed to labor issues, including generous health care benefits and contracts that allow workers to continue collecting wages when there is...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/10/03/bus_98962.shtml
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