Latest Labor regulation News

MLB owners lock out players, 1st work stoppage since 1995

Dec. 02, 2021 01:04 AM EST

IRVING, Texas (AP) — Major League Baseball plunged into its first work stoppage in a quarter-century when the sport’s collective bargaining agreement expired Wednesday night and owners immediately locked out players in a move that threatens spring training and opening day. ...

Editorial Roundup: West Virginia

Dec. 01, 2021 13:31 PM EST

The (Martinsburg) Journal. Nov. 29, 2021. Editorial: Jury decision rebukes pharmacies’ role in opioid crisis As it became increasingly evident that the opioid epidemic was sparked and fanned by “legal” drug dealers such as doctors, pain clinics...

9th Circuit sides with union in fight with Las Vegas casino

Nov. 30, 2021 18:03 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a U.S. judge’s ruling in Nevada requiring Station Casinos’ Red Rock Casino to bargain with the culinary and bartenders unions. The ruling by a three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is a victory...

Key people and background in MLB labor negotiations

Nov. 29, 2021 17:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Key people and background in Major League Baseball’s labor negotiations: COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT A five-year contract between MLB and the Major League Baseball Players Association expires at 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 1. ...

Top Indonesia court rules new job law unconstitutional

Nov. 25, 2021 10:48 AM EST

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s top court ruled Thursday that the country’s widely criticized Job Creation Law is unconstitutional and ordered the government to amend it within two years. The law, passed last year, triggered days of protests in many cities...

DoorDash in $5.3M settlement with San Francisco workers

Nov. 22, 2021 18:31 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco officials said Monday that they secured more than $5.3 million in a settlement from DoorDash on behalf of workers who made deliveries in the city between 2016 and 2020. The settlement followed an investigation by the San Francisco...

WVa court dissolves injunction in paycheck union dues suit

Nov. 22, 2021 16:26 PM EST

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia's Supreme Court on Monday gave a temporary setback to labor groups who challenged a new law prohibiting union dues or fees from being withheld from state employee paychecks. The five-member court said a Kanawha County circuit judge...

A year to go, Qatar World Cup still feels heat of scrutiny

Nov. 21, 2021 19:32 PM EST

The eight stadiums — all within a 30-mile radius of Doha — are now largely complete. The 2022 World Cup has been preserved after fending off hostility from neighbors, corruption investigations and concerns about worker abuses. And a clock on the Corniche waterfront in the Qatari capital...

House Republicans approve anti-vaccine mandate legislation

Nov. 18, 2021 16:45 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Private companies and public entities would be banned from requiring proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter a facility or conduct business, under anti-vaccine legislation passed by House Republicans on Thursday that would cover everything from privately run theaters to...

Ex-official subpoenaed in probe of Noem daughter meeting

Nov. 17, 2021 18:16 PM EST

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers issued a subpoena Wednesday to the former head of the state agency at the center of questions over whether Gov. Kristi Noem influenced her daughter's application for a real estate appraiser license. The Executive Board,...