Gary Chaison

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Name: Gary Chaison
First reported Sep 21 2014 - Updated Sep 21 2014 - 1 reports

Unions join the climate fight

Working at a nursing home in New York City, Myrtle E. Williams had seen her share of severe storms. But neither she nor her union colleagues gave much thought to climate change, figuring the occasional Nor’easter was just part of the state’s unpredictable ... [Published Fortune - Sep 21 2014]
First reported Sep 07 2014 - Updated Sep 07 2014 - 1 reports

Market Basket chain begins recovery after turmoil

Alice Farrington has her pick of four supermarkets, all a quick drive from her home.But this week, instead of going to one of those stores, she drove about 10 miles to shop at a place she's heard a lot about lately: Market Basket, the family-owned New ... [Published KansasCity.com - Sep 07 2014]
First reported May 15 2014 - Updated May 15 2014 - 1 reports

Thursday Morning Open Thread: Pack A Lunch

( Drew Sheneman via GoComics.com) From the NYTimes: Even though fast-food workers have staged several one-day strikes in the last 18 months, the protests have not swayed McDonald’s or other major restaurant chains to significantly raise their ... [Published Balloon Juice - May 15 2014]
First reported May 04 2014 - Updated May 04 2014 - 1 reports

How the UAW could still organize VW's Chattanooga plant

Filed under: Government/Legal , Plants/Manufacturing , Volkswagen , UAW/Unions The battle for the unionization of Volkswagen's Chattanooga factory is far from over. So say a number of labor experts who spoke to Reuters about the UAW and ... [Published Autoblog - May 04 2014]
First reported Apr 30 2014 - Updated May 01 2014 - 1 reports

UAW-VW Update

The other day I was wondering whatever happened with the UAW’s appeal of the Volkswagen union vote in Tennessee. It happened a couple weeks ago so at least some of you probably heard, but as it turns out there has been some movement on this as the UAW ... [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 30 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

The Volkswagen case shows why American labor law is broken

An ill-fated campaign. (By Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post) Ten days after losing a historic union election at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., in mid-February -- more than enough time to figure out its chances of actually winning -- ... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 22 2014]

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...are weakened to the extent that they rely heavily on the favors of their allies to get legislation passed that will protect workers," Chaison said. "they realize they have to sign onto the agenda and the agenda often includes environmental issues. so for instance, they are torn between supporting keystone and protecting jobs or creating jobs and being against keystone and protecting environmental concerns."
...bouncing back remarkably quickly, in terms of getting everyone in there, generating good publicity and restocking the shelves," Chaison said. "the question is: after a week or two weeks, will the glow be gone?"
The UAW could also push for a mix of both the "private" election and the segmented approach, according to one professor, who spoke to Reuters. "through a private election, the uaw might want to carve out a group of workers among whom it has considerable support. that's a possible strategy" said Gary Chaison, a professor of industrial relations at Clark University in Massachusetts

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UAW-VW Update [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 30 2014]
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Thursday Morning Open Thread: Pack A Lunch [Published Balloon Juice - May 15 2014]
( Drew Sheneman via GoComics.com) From the NYTimes: Even though fast-food workers have staged several one-day strikes in the last 18 months, the protests have not swayed McDonald’s or other major restaurant chains to significantly raise their ...
How the UAW could still organize VW's Chattanoo... [Published Autoblog - May 04 2014]
Filed under: Government/Legal , Plants/Manufacturing , Volkswagen , UAW/Unions The battle for the unionization of Volkswagen's Chattanooga factory is far from over. So say a number of labor experts who spoke to Reuters about the UAW and ...
UAW-VW Update [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 30 2014]
The other day I was wondering whatever happened with the UAW’s appeal of the Volkswagen union vote in Tennessee. It happened a couple weeks ago so at least some of you probably heard, but as it turns out there has been some movement on this as the UAW ...
The Volkswagen case shows why American labor la... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 22 2014]
An ill-fated campaign. (By Lydia DePillis/The Washington Post) Ten days after losing a historic union election at Volkswagen's plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., in mid-February -- more than enough time to figure out its chances of actually winning -- ...
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