Friendly’s recent actions may not have been so legally friendly. The Democrat and Chronicle reports: “Sen. Chuck Schumer won’t be eating at Friendly’s again. “I go to Friendly’s a lot,’ Schumer said. ‘I did love the vanilla Fribble, and the BLT with turkey. It had a lot of mayonnaise. But I’m not going anymore.’ Flanked by several…

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Boeing wants to swap machines from human inspectors. And one union vows to fight the plan. The Post and Courier reports: “A labor union that represents West Coast Boeing Co. workers wants its supporters in Congress to intervene in the aerospace giant’s plan to eliminate thousands of hands-on inspections throughout its production lines, including in North Charleston.…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! Disgruntled workers at the happiest place on earth finally have something to smile about – their wages. After months of protests and demonstrations, UNITE HERE! Local 11…

“Right to work” workarounds at the local level just got defeated by the new Illinois Democratic governor. Governing.com reports: “Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Friday signed into law a bill that bars local governments from establishing so-called right-to-work zones, another rebuke to his Republican predecessor, who blocked similar legislation as he battled with Democratic lawmakers over…

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