Latest Labor policy News

MLB deal took 11 months of bargaining, most moves at end

Mar. 19, 2022 16:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rob Manfred had just made a 6 o’clock decision to cancel a second week of games, and MLB Deputy Commissioner Dan Halem was thinking the lockout could go on quite a while longer. Then at 6:24 p.m. on March 9, a new proposal from union deputy general counsel Matt...

Wisconsin union membership dipped sharply over two decades

Feb. 22, 2022 09:26 AM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin saw the sharpest drop in union membership in the nation over the last 20 years, according to a report a nonpartisan research group released Tuesday. The Wisconsin Policy Forum compiled data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics and the federal...

MLB lockout talks resume in Florida as openers threatened

Feb. 21, 2022 01:21 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball's negotiations to salvage opening day resume at a new venue Monday: Roger Dean Stadium in Jupiter, Florida. Colorado Rockies CEO Dick Monfort, chairman of the owners’ labor policy committee, was expected to join a management delegation that...