Gary Chaison

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First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

There’s a New Bidder in the Market Basket Sweepstakes

The Boston Globe has confirmed a supermarket company has made a bid to buy the besieged Market Basket chain of supermarkets. The bid, made by an unidentified company, is close in value to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas’s offer to buy Market Basket, according ... [Published boston.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Viewpoint: Market Basket feud highlights value of listening to workers

GARY CHAISONSPECIAL TO THE WORCESTER BUSINESS JOURNALAs the workers of Market Basket's 71-store grocery chain continue with their demonstrations and consumer boycott against the company, we have to ask: What this is really all about?Superficially, it ... [Published WBJournal.com - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Minimum-wage activists see opportunity in McDonalds decision

(Bloomberg) -- Minimum-wage activists seized on a decision against McDonald’s by the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel Tuesday, saying the move may make it easier to unionize workers and ultimately raise wages.In cases involving restaurants ... [Published BenefitNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Family feud sparks labor revolt at grocery chain

"I'm sad about it because of course I want to keep the low prices, but I want to support the workers."Despite threats by new management to fire any workers who fail to perform their duties, some 300 warehouse workers and 68 drivers have refused to make ... [Published CNBC - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Personal touches won loyalty at Market Basket

It’s no wonder that the recent protests staged by employees of the Market Basket grocery chain resonate with so many people. From the characters to the setting, it is a quintessential American drama.At Market Basket, it’s been the same folks dishing out ... [Published Boston Globe - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Power of the worker on rare display in grocery protest

[embedded content]With almost no publicity outside of the Boston area, there’s a fascinating showdown taking place between grocery store workers and their corporate overlords.Warehouse, clerical, and management employees of Market Basket have protested ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 23 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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"if you had told me that workers at a grocery store would walk outout to save the job of a ceo, i would say that's incredible. there is usually such a gulf between the worker and the ceo" said Gary Chaison, a professor of industrial relations at Clark University in Worcester
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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There’s a New Bidder in the Market Basket Sweep... [Published boston.com - Aug 07 2014]
Supermarket company emerges as Market Basket bi... [Published Boston Globe - Aug 07 2014]
Viewpoint: Market Basket feud highlights value ... [Published WBJournal.com - Aug 04 2014]
Minimum-wage activists see opportunity in McDon... [Published BenefitNews.com - Jul 30 2014]
Family feud sparks labor revolt at grocery chain [Published CNBC - Jul 25 2014]
Market Basket employees stage massive rally at ... [Published WMUR New Hampshire - Jul 25 2014]
Personal touches won loyalty at Market Basket [Published Boston Globe - Jul 25 2014]
Power of the worker on rare display in grocery ... [Published Minnesota Public Radio - Jul 23 2014]
Thursday Morning Open Thread: Pack A Lunch [Published Balloon Juice - May 15 2014]
How the UAW could still organize VW's Chattanoo... [Published Autoblog - May 04 2014]
UAW-VW Update [Published The League of Ordinary Gentlemen - Apr 30 2014]
The Volkswagen case shows why American labor la... [Published Ezra Klein - Apr 22 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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