Labor board agrees with union on health care changes

ASLIU employees who struck Purple Communications for one day over alleged improper changes to the health-care plan were in the right according to the National Labor Relations Board.

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Hawaii paper seeks to stiff wronged reporters

Six years after illegally firing two reporters for union activity, management of the Hawaii Tribune-Herald this week sought relief from NLRB to reduce the amount of back pay it owes the wronged journalists.

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Honored union advocate courting retirement

Duane Beeson, activist lawyer and senior partner in the Media Workers’ own law firm, Beeson Tayer & Bodine, had something like a retirement dinner Wednesday night. Beeson, 90, a onetime staff attorney for the NLRB back when the federal agency took  its job of defending worker rights a lot more …

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