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Monthly Archives: January 2017

Menards accused of misclassifying drivers to deprive them of rights

A federal agency is accusing home-improvement giant Menards of illegally misclassifying thousands of its truck drivers as independent contractors in order to deprive them of workplace rights. The National Labor Relations Board’s Minneapolis regional office filed the complaint late last month, based on a charge filed by the AFL-CIO’s Office and Professional Employees International Union, Local...
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Retired iron workers could face pension cuts next month

Larry Burruel is starting the new year with a grim reality: His monthly pension check could be cut in half at the end of the month. Burruel, 68, is among the hundreds of retired iron workers who received the tough news a few weeks before the holidays. The cuts proposed by his pension plan, a small Cleveland-based fund with about...
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