Employees At Macy's

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Congress passed in 1935 the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA") to protect the rights of employees and employers and promote collective bargaining (National Labor Relations Act, 2017). A Union represents employees at Macy's, and they reached a tentative deal for a new labor contract on June 2016 avoiding what would have been the first strike at the nation’s largest department store in more than 40 years. Macy’s has complaints about significant expenses relating to employee health benefits, which are raising and can affect the Company’s financial results and cash flow. Nonetheless, the union pushed for changes to the Macy’s commission’s policy. Union leaders asked for substantial wages increase, affordable health care plan, and new scheduling

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