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The UAW could make history in the next 72 hours as VW workers vote on union

Detroit Free Press
The circumstances for UAW have improved greatly since 2019 vote, said Art Wheaton, director of labor studies. He said the governors' letter is unlikely to impact results this time because in an election year, what matters most is that the workers at least get a chance to vote.
The UAW could make history in the next 72 hours as VW workers vote on union

Steward bankruptcy likely as massive debt remains, with few options left

Healthcare Dive
“No healthy hospital system can survive without its property,” says Professor Rosemany Batt.
Steward bankruptcy likely as massive debt remains, with few options left

America's newest doctors fuel efforts to unionize

Axios
"What you will hear from them 100% of the time in every conversation they have is they feel that they have lost control over the patient-physician relationship. I mean, every single physician says that now," says John August, director of health care labor relations in the Scheinman Institute.
America's newest doctors fuel efforts to unionize

Online tool shows only half of New Yorkers earning living wage

Spectrum
Russell Weaver, director of research at the Buffalo Co-Lab, discusses the Wage Atlas Tool he developed.
Online tool shows only half of New Yorkers earning living wage

6 Compliments That Land Every Time

Time
Vanessa Bohns, professor of organizational behavior, says one of the most important things to humans is to feel valued and respected by others, “When we get a compliment, it gives us that feedback we want to know so badly about what other people think of us.”
6 Compliments That Land Every Time

For years, the NLRB has been too toothless to enforce labor laws. Is that finally changing?

Fast Company
For years, the National Labor Board has acquiesced to its limited power, but Lee Adler says that has begun to change with NLRB General Counsel Jeniffer Abruzzo, who has sought more effective actions.
For years, the NLRB has been too toothless to enforce labor laws. Is that finally changing?

Workers used to earn about two-thirds of the income their labor generates. Now, it’s just over half.

Marketplace
Erica Groshen, senior economic advisor, explains why the "labor share of national income" is shrinking. In 1947, U.S. workers got about two-thirds of the income from their labors. “Now, they’re getting something that is just a little bit over half," she says.
Workers used to earn about two-thirds of the income their labor generates. Now, it’s just over half.

What Happened When a German Car Factory Went All Electric

The New York Times
Ian Greer, research professor at ILR, discusses Volkswagen's decision to convert one of their car factories.
What Happened When a German Car Factory Went All Electric

Minneapolis becomes frontline in fight over fair pay for rideshare drivers

PBS
Assistant Professor Andrew Wolf discusses fair pay strategy employed by Lyft and Uber drivers in Minneapolis, which the companies are threatening to leave if the pay ordinance is not changed.
Minneapolis becomes frontline in fight over fair pay for rideshare drivers

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