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March 23, 2018

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Fifteen workers die, another 170 are injured when a series of explosions rip through BP’s Texas City refinery. Investigators blamed a poor safety culture at the plant and found BP management gave priority to cost savings over worker safety.
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Korea (South) : UAW Takes Action to Support Incarcerated Korean Trade Unionists
After 5 Months, the #NYCStripperStrike Is Poised to Go Nationwide
Disney uses its promised $1,000 employee bonus as leverage over union negotiations
State House Blocks Effort to Roll Back Minimum Wage
Turning 40, the Steelworkers Union looks to future
1.5M Retirees Await Congressional Fix for a Pension Time Bomb
Posted On: Feb 22, 2018
Feb. 22, 2018 | PENSIONS | The sprawling agreement to boost government spending reached by Republicans and Democrats this month quietly included a step toward defusing what could be a financial time bomb for 1.5 million retirees and hundreds of companies in the industrial Midwest and the South. The deal creates a select congressional committee to craft what could effectively be a federal rescue of as many as 200 so-called “multiemployer” pension plans — in which employers and labor unions band together to provide retirement benefits to employees. Many of these plans are hurtling toward insolvency in the coming decade, with benefits owed to retirees projected to swamp what the plans can afford to pay. The 16-member, bipartisan committee will have to come up with a solution and legislation by the end of November, which the full Senate would need to vote on by the end of the year… New York Times

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