Hey there, Sydney. It's me. Jess. I know it's been awhile. And sorry I haven't called lately, I've been a little busy. But I couldn't help but think of you as I enjoyed a delicious, hot, fresh kebab on the streets of Hong Kong at 5:00 this morning.
Allegheny Technologies has already locked out its workers in a labor dispute.
In keeping with the figgy-pudding and potato latke traditions of the holidays, here's a recipe for delivering joy to workers so that they can spread holiday merriment.
Instead of picnicking, Steelworkers in six states will spend this Labor Day picketing the gates of a dozen Allegheny Technologies Inc. (ATI) specialty mills. These 2,200 Steelworkers are not on strike. They never even took a strike vote to threaten a walkout. ATI locked them out of their jobs.
What is needed, in Atlanta and everywhere, is the recognition that all sides play a part. It's how philanthropy works -- a partnership, an investment, a shared good. It's how artistry works. Dare I say, it's how excellent management works.
And so begins my annual 'films of 2012' list round-up, where I try to do more than merely compile the '10 best and 10 worst' of the year. It's often just as much fun to talk about films somewhere in the middle, the underrated gems, the hidden gems, and the overrated would-be critical darlings.
For 16 months, Sylvester and 1,300 colleagues with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International
As the NHL Lockout drags on, leading to the cancellation of the start of the 2012-13 NHL season, fans and players alike have
Republicans' reaction to last week's Monday Night Football debacle was record-breaking given their decades of hating on union workers.
"When the employees return, they will continue to enjoy one of the best packages of pay and benefits in the region and in