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  WinMill Software Announces eMembership 3.1

NEW YORK, November 13 - WinMill Software, a technology services company headquartered in Manhattan, announced today the release of eMembership 3.1. eMembership is the company’s flagship membership and dues system created exclusively for labor unions. This latest release includes a new user interface...

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  Major labor union behind push for $15 minimum

SEIU isn't just a supporter of the cause. It is largely the reason why the $15 minimum wage movement is on the national agenda. While the movement has presented itself as a spontaneous uprising of disgruntled workers, SEIU was funding and stage-managing the movement from the start. Unions have long ...

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  Steward, labor union sign three-year contract

Members of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East employed at Nashoba and seven other Steward hospital campuses voted overwhelmingly to ratify the new labor agreement on July 28. The agreement will be effective between Nov. 1, 2016 and Oct. 31, 2019 and covers approximately 5,000 service, clerical ...

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  Macy’s and Union Have a Deal, Averting a Strike

Macy’s and the union representing thousands of its workers in the New York City area reached a tentative deal for a new labor contract on Thursday, avoiding what would have been the first strike at the nation’s largest department store in more than 40 years. The president of the union hailed the fo...

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  Verizon Reaches 4-Year Deal With Striking Labor Unions

Verizon Communications Inc. has struck a deal in principle with two unions for a four-year labor agreement, U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez said today. The workers will be back on the job next week, Perez said. "Today, I am pleased to announce that the parties have reached an agreement in pr...

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  Uber drivers in New York form labor association

Uber drivers in New York state have formed an association to strengthen their hand in dealing with the ride-sharing service, labor leaders said on Sunday, days after the company agreed to a $100 million settlement with drivers in two other states. ...

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  Vice workers approve union deal

Vice Media editorial workers represented by the Writers Guild of America East unanimously approved a three-year labor pact, the first-ever collective bargaining agreement with Shane Smith’s company. The contract sets a new editorial minimum salary of $45,000 and includes a 14 percent pay hike retro...

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  1199SEIU Reaches Contract With Hudson Hospital

The deal, which will be retroactive to Jan. 1, will raise pay for nurses and other workers by 6.5% and limit increases in their health-care costs to 6%, the union said. It also protects workers’ rights to keep union representation if the hospital is merged with or becomes affiliated with another hea...

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  Introducing eMembership 3.0!

Time for a New Membership & Dues System? Then it's time for eMembership 3.0! ...

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  Victory for Unions as Supreme Court, Scalia Gone, Ties 4-4

The Supreme Court handed organized labor a major victory on Tuesday, deadlocking 4 to 4 in a case that had threatened to cripple the ability of public-sector unions to collect fees from workers who chose not to join and did not want to pay for the unions’ collective bargaining activities. It was the...

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  Americans' Support for Labor Unions Continues to Recover

Americans' approval of labor unions has jumped five percentage points to 58% over the past year, and is now at its highest point since 2008, when 59% approved. In the interim, the image of organized labor had suffered, sinking to an all-time low of 48% in 2009.Gallup first asked Americans about orga...

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