NEW ORLEANS - Staffers for a New Orleans City Council member were back on the job three days after a walkout. On Friday, Jackie Clarkson's office was closed. She later acknowledged that her staffers were unhappy with her following last Thursday's regular council meeting. There had seen some heated exchanges... more »
PLAQUEMINE - A scheduled strike at the Wal Mart in Plaquemine could impact Black Friday shoppers. The strike could cause employees to walk off the job during one of the busiest shopping times of the year for the nation's largest retailer.
Workers across the nation are upset over low... more »
NEW YORK - Federal labor officials say they haven't decided whether to support a request by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to stop a union-backed group from encouraging worker walk-outs that are expected to culminate Friday, the traditional start of the holiday shopping season. The world's largest retailer, based in Bentonville, Ark.,... more »