In the Loop: labor

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 04/12/2013

Canadian foreign service in strike mode

Government threatens disciplinary action up to dismissals over e-mail use.

By Al Kamen  |  01:28 PM ET, 04/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Canada, foreign service, stike, labor, union, embassy, work to rule, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 04/08/2013

Senate finance aides pressed for time on Asia trip

Australia environment, labor groups unable to get a meeting.

By Al Kamen  |  01:27 PM ET, 04/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trans-Paciific Partnership, Senate Finance Committee, Australia, New Zealand, Australia, labor, enironmentalist, free trade, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 11/20/2012

Latino groups eye Cabinet jobs

A key Obama voting bloc is looking for some payback.

By Al Kamen  |  01:16 PM ET, 11/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ken Salazar, Interior Department, Hilda Solis, Labor Department, Jon Tester, Heidi Heitkamp, John Berry, Leo Gerard, United Steelworkers, Antonio Villaraigosa, Manny Diaz, Ralph de la Vega, Cesar Conde, Univision, AT&T, Penny Pritzker, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 04/30/2012

Senate stalls even GOP nominees

The completely dysfunctional Senate is holding up Republican nominees as well.

By Al Kamen  |  03:06 PM ET, 04/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Senate, National Mediation Board, Federal Labor Relations Board, Obama, confirmations, Senate, Delta Airlines, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012

GSA scandals shows watchdogs needed

The recent scandals over wasteful GSA conferences in Vegas and other places highlights the need for independent inspectors general at all government agencies.

By Al Kamen  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, GSA conferences, Inspector General, Christy Romero, TARP, SIGTARP, special inspector general, Project on Governt Oversight, State Department, Interior Department, Corporation for National and Community Service, Department of Labor, Charles Grassley, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 03/15/2012

OSHA whistleblower job open — Meryl Streep can apply

Whistleblower protection groups apparently aren’t happy with the way the outfit has been reorganized.

By Al Kamen  |  04:43 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Whistleblowers, Whistleblower Protection Program, Labor Department, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Government Accountability Office, PEER, Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, Al Kamen, In the Loop, Emily Heil