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Labor leaders claim Winslow manufacturer fired workers for trying to organize
Labor groups say a Winslow-based manufacturing company has illegally fired employees for trying to form a union - "very false" accusations, according to the company's president.
Sun May 19, 2013
Police information would help protect game
The AFL wants to receive information from police in areas such as surveillance and even customs importations in a bid to protect the competition's integrity.
Fri May 17, 2013
Tech, labor brandish dueling studies in U.S. immigration fight
The technology industry and organized labor are locked in a fight that threatens to complicate the U.S. Senate's immigration bill.
The Otago Daily Times
Dying man waited three hours for ambulance
A Victorian man who died despite making nine emergency calls was repeatedly told an ambulance was on its way before he received any medical treatment, a court has been told.
A doubting Thomas
Only once during three long years as a non-playing AFL footballer did Josh Thomas wonder if he had it in him to go on.
Tue May 14, 2013
A high-profile rape trial led journalist Anna Krien to investigate a broader issue: the treatment of women by professional footballers.
Other clubs testing limits: Dank
Essendon chairman David Evans gives a strong hint he doesn't believe James Hird was injected with a banned substance last year.
Apology over disinfectant death
A LAWYER for the 000 emergency call-taker service has apologized for the death of a man who called for an ambulance nine times on AFL Grand Final night after drinking Pine-O-Clean disinfectant.
Vic agency sorry for ambo wait man's death
A Victorian government agency has apologised to the family of a man who died after waiting more than three hours for an ambulance on the night of the 2010 AFL grand final.
Mon May 13, 2013
The Wichita Eagle
Kansas among deadliest states for workers
A new report from the AFL-CIO ranks Kansas as the 10th deadliest state for workers in 2011.
Jail sentence sought for peptides pushers
The Australian Crime Commission is seeking legislation that would mandate a minimum three-year prison term for anyone found guilty of supplying banned peptides and performance- and image-enhancing drugs.
Mzungu signs on with Dockers
Mzungu has agreed to a two-year deal that will tie him to the Dockers until the end of 2015.
Sun May 12, 2013
Minot Daily News
The week that was
SCHOOL MEETING The second of three public information forums held to discuss the future of the Minot Public School District attracted some 120 people this past week, fewer than the number of residents who attended the first meeting.
The job fatality rate isn't budging, and no wonder, with penalties this low
When we think about workplace fatalities, it's natural that we think about cases like the Rana Plaza collapse in Bangladesh, which at this writing had caused more than 1000 fatalities .
Fri May 10, 2013
Leave of absence: Kennedy to miss
Yarrawonga's playing coach said it wasn't ideal but nothing other than the obvious would be different about the Pigeons this afternoon.
North Dakota tops nation in rate of worker deaths
North Dakota has the highest rate of worker deaths in the nation, due in large part to the oil boom in the western part of the state in recent years, according to a new report from the AFL-CIO. There were 44 worker deaths in North Dakota in 2011, for a rate of 12.4 deaths per 100,000 workers.
Concussions more likely in AFL
MORE Australian Rules Football players are suffering concussions than in any other sport in Victoria, according to new research by University of Ballarat.
Bomber five admit Dank drugs link
Testing times: Essendon assistant coach Simon Goodwin and coach James Hird have been questioned by ASADA.
Thu May 09, 2013
Book Review: 'What's Going On at UAardvark? -- Humorous...
Knowing Lawrence S. Wittner's background and current position -- he's executive secretary of the Albany County Central Federation of Labor AFL-CIO -- it's no surprise that the blue collar workers at fictional UAardvark in Indiana in Wittner's "What's Going On at UAardvark?" are among the heroes in the novel.
Kansas workplace fatalities higher than national average
Kansas had a higher rate of workplace deaths and fatalities than the national average in 2011, according to a new report by the AFL-CIO. The report, using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, found Kansas had 5.9 workplace fatalities per 100,000 workers in 2011, down from 6.5 in 2010, but still ranking 11th-worst in the country.