A federal mediator helped craft the proposal, only to see the union reject it.
Congress stopped requiring a second crew member in the train in the early 1980s.
About 37 percent of the workforce will be laid off; many more will be furloughed.
More than a third of Blue Bell's workforce will be without jobs.
Lawmaker votes might be insufficient to overrule Gov. Nixon's expected veto.
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Union members took issue with provisions on insurance rates and rights of future members.
Officials are defending their hiring practices amid criticism from labor leaders.
The union hopes to be named the exclusive bargaining unit for a Tennessee VW plant.
The cuts serve to streamline business and improve profitability.
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Cuomo noted that state law empowers the labor commissioner to investigate whether wages paid in a specific industry or job classification are sufficient to provide for the life and health of those workers.
It's the first time since 2009 that Ford has cut a shift at a U.S. plant. Automakers have been in growth mode since the recession, adding thousands of workers to meet strong U.S. demand for new cars.
In the past two years, eight automakers have opened or announced new plants or expansions in Mexico.
U.S. drilling activity has dropped by half since November, and energy companies are pressing Halliburton to reduce fees.
A union is asking labor regulators to go to court to force Wal-Mart to rehire all 2,200 employees affected by the abrupt temporary closing of five stores a week ago.
The percentage of firms that said they raised pay in the January-March quarter soared to 45 percent, up from 31 percent in January and 35 percent a year earlier.
Lear Corp. says safety allegations are part of efforts by United Auto Workers to pressure the company into accepting a union at the plant.
The International Association of Machinists union is reportedly considering delaying a union election amid heavy pressure from Boeing Company and South Carolina elected officials.
Reports categorized Wednesday's rallies as the largest yet in a now years-long campaign to raise the nation's pay floor from the current $7.25 per hour to a "living wage" of $15 per hour.
Applications exceeded the government’s annual limit within a week for the third consecutive year.
The official totals showed the country lost 1,000 jobs in the manufacturing sector compared to February numbers, which BLS officials characterized as "little change" in employment.
"Workers deserve a level playing field that lets them freely choose to make their voices heard, and this requires fair and streamlined procedures for determining whether to have unions as their bargaining representative," Obama said in a statement.
It's the latest symptom of the downturn in the American steel and iron mining industry. U.S. Steel cites high steel imports, dumping and low steel prices.
The union announced Tuesday that the Machinists and Boeing have agreed to the National Labor Relations Board conducting a one-day vote April 22 at five locations on the company's North Charleston campus.
"Global influences in the market like reduced steel prices, unfair trade, imports and fluctuating oil prices, continue to have an impact on the business."
The current two-tier UAW wage system, installed in 2007, pays veteran workers $28 per hour, while pay for newer employees is capped at $19.28 per hour.
UAW is a top stockholder in GM and therefore has an interest in keeping labor costs in check, but the contract negotiations are set to begin during a tumultuous time for organized labor.
The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for unemployment aid rose slightly by 1,000 to a seasonally adjusted 291,000.
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