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This Is What A National Strike Looks Like: 150 Million Workers Represented By 10 Major Trade Unions In India Go On Nationwide Strike

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(INDIA) – More Than 150 Million Workers are on Strike across India, crippling the operation of Various Sectors - including essential services. The Nationwide Protest has been called by 10 Major Trade Unions after talks with the Federal Government over its Pro-Business Measures failed. Skirmishes have been reported in some parts of the country, more»

Al Jazeera America Digital Journalists Organize With News Guild Of New York - Overwhelming Majority Of Newsroom Joins Effort To Unionize

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in Southern Tier Councils
(NEW YORK CITY) - Citing a deep commitment to Al Jazeera America’s mission of providing quality, cutting-edge Journalism, and a desire for more consistent and transparent management practices, the Digital Newsroom of Al Jazeera America (AJAM) announced this Week that it has petitioned for representation with the News Guild of New York-Communications more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka Urges Democratic Presidential Candidate Clinton To Reject Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Labor Leader Richard Trumka has an idea for Hillary Clinton to energize her Presidential Campaign after a listless summer: take a position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Specifically, the head of the National AFL-CIO suggested that coming out against the 12-Country Trade Deal would help generate excitement for the Democratic more»

More Than 3,000 AFSCME And Fellow Union Members, Retirees And Supporters Protest Koch Brothers ‘Summit’ In Columbus, Ohio - Send Loud And Clear Message: The American Dream Is Not For Sale

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in Young Unionists
(COLUMBUS, OHIO) – More than 3,000 American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Fellow Union Members, Retirees and Supporters recently turned out in Columbus, Oho to send a loud and clear message to the Koch brothers: The American Dream is not for sale. The fattest of America’s Fat Cats, the Kochs sent their front more»

Youngest Protestors Underscore Commitment Of 44 Locked Out Steelworkers At ATI Plant In Niagara County City Of Lockport

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(LOCKPORT, NEW YORK) - They May Have Been the Youngest of Protesters Who Took Part in Tuesday’s (September 1st) Solidarity in Steel Rally That Was Held Outside the Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI) Plant in the Niagara County City of Lockport, But 16-Month-Old Twins Jackson and Harper Were There to Support Their Grandfather, United more»

Public Isn’t Buying OMH Design Reveal Of A Children’s Psychiatric Center At Adult Buffalo Facility - Looks More Like A New-Style Urban Prison Than Tranquil Center Of Care In Rural West Seneca

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – It Was Billed as a Public Forum Hosted by the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH), Which Took the Opportunity to Unveil its Capital Design Plan for a Children’s Psychiatric Center to be Housed at the Adult Buffalo Psychiatric Center – Despite Months of Public and Patient Backlash That There’s No Real Need to Move more»

Steel Industry Battle Shows Why Unions Are Necessary - USW ‘Holding The Line’ Against ‘Race to the Bottom"

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in State-National Labor News
As We Approach Labor Day, the Old Question About What Unions are Good for is Being Played Out in the Steel Industry, Where Allegheny Technologies (ATI) Has Locked Out More Than 2,000 Workers in an Effort to Extract Sizable Concessions on Health and Retirement Benefits From the United Steelworkers (USW). ATI Intends to Replace Those Workers With Non-Union more»

NYC Winterfest Musicians Owed $40,000 From French Production Company - Dispute Shows Wage Theft Isn’t Confined To Construction Sites Or The Service Industry

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Later This Month, a Potential Audience of 16 Million Viewers in 39 Countries Will be Tuning in to Watch the New York City Winter Jazzfest That Was Recorded in January of This Year, But - Unfortunately - None of the Artists Performing in Those Knock Out Shows at the Bitter End and at Subculture in Greenwich Village Have Been Fully Paid. more»

UAW Members Pass Strike Authorization Measure Should Fiat Chrysler Fail To Bargain In Good Faith During New Contract Negotiations

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - In a Procedural Vote Completed Last Week, Unionized Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Voted Heavily in Favor of Going on Strike Against the Company if the United Autoworkers (UAW) Determines Chrysler Has Not Bargained in Good Faith. Chrysler and the UAW Kicked Off New Contract Negotiations in July and the Union Has Also Started more»

From Crain’s Detroit: Well-Run United Auto Workers Trust Serves As A Model For Proposed Health Care Co-Op

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - Over the Past Five Years, the United Auto Workers (UAW) Retiree Medical Benefits Trust Under Executive Director Fran Parker Has Been Fairly Successful in Managing the Health Care Needs of 775,000 Retired Autoworkers and Their Dependents, Both Inside Michigan and in Other States. And it Has Been Called a Model for a Proposed UAW Health Care more»

Transit Union Starts Organizing New York City's Tour Bus Industry

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Union That Represents Subway and Bus Workers in New York City Has Started Organizing the Big Apple’s Tour Bus Industry. Go New York Tours, Which Operates Those Bright Green Double-Decker Buses You See in Times Square, Joined the Transport Works Union (TWU) Local 100 in April and Began Negotiations in July. Open Loop New York, more»

Unions ‘Standing Up’ For Non-Union Labor - Join With The WNY Worker Center To Fight For Worker Safety At Buffalo 7-Eleven Stores After Female Employee Robbed & Raped While Working Overnight Shift Alone

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) – Amid the Crowded Allentown Arts Festival Over the Weekend, a Group of 7-Eleven Workers Were Joined by Representatives of the Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF), the Western New York Worker Center and Concerned Members of the Community to Call on Company Management to Invest in Security and End Violence Against its more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Presidential Hopefuls Stay Silent Regarding Social Security Privatization - But Still Favor “Reform”

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in Union Retirees
GOP Presidential Hopefuls Stay Silent Regarding Social Security Privatization - But Still Favor “Reform” While Still Talking About the Need to Save Social Security by Cutting Benefits to Retirees, This Cycle’s Crop of GOP Presidential Candidates Have Been Silent On Whether They’d Support a Plan to Privatize Social Security. In 2005, more»

Labor Looks At ‘Major Push’ To Organize Workers Across The U.S. After ‘Landmark’ Ruling, Sees Potential Impact Of Ruling As Being A "Game Changer"

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in Young Unionists
What’s Being Described as a Landmark National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Ruling on Companies' Obligations Toward Contract and Franchise Workers Should Help the Labor Movement Organize Manufacturers and E-Commerce Companies, as Well as Fast Food Chains. Last Week, the NLRB Ruled the Owner of a California Recycling Plant Was a "Joint Employer" With more»

The Communications Workers Of America Says Verizon Is Needlessly Passing Up Broadband Money

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the Union That Represents Many Verizon Employees and Has Been in a Contract Dispute Along With the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) With the Company, is Criticizing Their Passing Up Federal Dollars to Expand Broadband Service Into Rural, Underserved Areas. Verizon, more»

L.A.’s Alliance College-Ready Charter Schools Refuses To Settle Labor Law Violations, Abruptly Pulls Out Of Settlement Conference Called By State Labor Board

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(LOS ANGELES) - Alliance College-Ready Public Schools - Which is the Largest Charter School Operator in the City of Los Angeles - Failed to Appear at a Settlement Conference in Late August, Which Was Called for by the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Educators at the Charter School Chain Had Hoped Alliance College-Ready Public Schools more»

New Study Shows Unionized Women Earn ‘More Than’ Non-Union Women In Every U.S. State - Average $212 More Per Week Than Women In Non-Union Jobs

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in Young Unionists
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A New Briefing Paper Just Released by the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) Finds Women Represented by a Union in the United States Earn an Average of $212 More Per Week Than Women in Non-Union Jobs. In Addition, Union Women Earn More in Every State, With the Size of the Union Wage Advantage Varying Across States: Union more»

United Steelworkers Union Says It Won't Strike - Yet - At ArcelorMittal & U.S. Steel As Contract Expiration Nears

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(CHICAGO) - Encouraged by the Overall Direction of its Most Recent Discussions With Arcelormittal at the Bargaining Table, the United Steelworkers (USW) Union says it Won't Call for a Strike on Tuesday (September 1th), The Day Its Current Contracts With ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel Expire. "As Long as We’re Engaged With Management, We Ask All USW more»

This Is What Unions Do: ‘Thanks’ To The Persistence Of Wisconsin AFSCME Council 32, Milwaukee County Workers Win Raise

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN) - Thanks to the Persistence of Wisconsin American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 32, a Majority of Milwaukee County Employees Now Have a 1.5% Cost-of-Living Wage Increase. It Took Months of One-on-One With County Supervisors, But the Efforts Succeeded When the County Board Voted Overwhelmingly more»

New York State Nurses Association Cancels Strike At Schenectady’s Ellis Hospital After Tentative Deal Reached Following 20 Months Of Negotiations

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK) – Roughly 600 New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)-Represented Registered Nurses (RNs) at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady Have Called Off a Strike After Reaching a Tentative Agreement Early Saturday Morning (August 29th). NYSNA Representatives Notified Ellis Hospital on August 20th the Union Nurses Intended to Strike on more»

Verizon Walks Away From $550M+ In Federal Broadband Money - Only Telecom Company To Do So, Exacerbating Digital Divide

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – This Week, Verizon Became the Only Major U.S. Telecommunications Company to Turn Down Federal Funding to Build Broadband in Unserved, Primarily Rural, Communities - Leaving Many Residents in Eight States and the District Of Columbia Without Access to Vital Communications Options. The Company Was Offered $568 Million Over Six more»

UAW & Deere To Kick Off Contract Talks Amid Roiling Economy

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(MOLINE, ILLINOIS) - Moline-Based Deere and the United Auto Workers (UAW) Kicked Off Negotiations on a New Contract This Week That Covers 11,000 UAW Members and Expires on October 1st. Amid Sustained Weakness in the North American Farm Economy, Deere is Struggling to Keep Up Sales and Profits. Farmers Have Less Income Due to Lower Commodity Prices, Making more»

Hundreds Of NYSUT Educators Rally At The New York State Fair In Syracuse For ‘Fair’ness For Public Education

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK) - You Could Not Miss Them - Hundreds of Educators From Central New York Walking Through Booths, the Midway, Agriculture Buildings, Dairy Buildings and Past Stages of Musicians at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, Often, Erupting Into Chants of “Let Us Teach!” During the Opening Day of the State Fair This Week, more»

NLRB Gives Labor A Major Win In Subcontractor Case

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 in State-National Labor News
As Expected, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Thursday (August 27th) Gave Workers a Major Victory in a Case Over Who's the Boss When a Big Company Hires a Labor Subcontractor to Manage its Workforce - and This Decision May Very Well Signal the Beginning of the End of Outdated Laws That Fail to Address an Economic Structure Tilted Against Working more»

WeWork Lays Off Nearly All Of Its Office Cleaners After They Move To Unionize

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Co-Working Startup WeWork Has Laid Off All But 15 of the 150 People it Subcontracted to Clean its 17 New York City Offices, Just a Few Months After Those Workers Started Organizing to Join a Union. Gothamist Reports the Workers’ Contract With WeWork Expired on Sunday (August 23rd) and When They Came to Work a Day Later on Monday, more»

Ten Years After Katrina, Union Solidarity Overshadows Tragedy

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 in Young Unionists
(NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA) - It Was 1 a.m. and the Staff of Central Louisiana State Hospital Had a Major Emergency on Their Hands. A Week After Hurricane Katrina Made Landfall in Louisiana on Monday, August 29th, 2005, Patients and Staff From Charity Hospital in New Orleans Were Arriving at the Pineville Hospital by the Busloads, Seeking Refuge and more»

Alan Lubin Named NYSUT Executive Vice President Emeritus

Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 in Union Retirees
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Alan Lubin (Pictured Above) - Who Directed the New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) Union’s Legislative and Political Action Operations for Nearly 17 Years and Spearheaded Innumerable Legislative Successes, Has Been Named NYSUT Executive Vice President Emeritus, it Was Announced This Week. NYSUT’s Board of more»

Google Express Workers In California ‘Go Union’ - Choose Teamsters Representation

Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(SAN LEANDRO, CALIFORNIA) - Warehouse and Shipping Workers at Google Express Services Have Voted by a Strong Majority in Favor of Representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, California, the Union Announced This Week. The 151 Workers Employed at Google Express in Palo Alto, Through Contractor Adecco, Had Sought Out the Teamsters for Help With more»

Federal Judge In Michigan Stops Bus System's Interference In Union's Leaflet Distribution

Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 in Young Unionists
(GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN) - A Federal Judge in Michigan Has Issued a Temporary Restraining Order That Stops the Interurban Transit Partnership (The Rapid) From Interfering With Union Members' Distribution of Leaflets at Grand Rapid’s Central Station. The Order, Which Was Granted Tuesday (August 25th) by U.S. District Judge Janet Neff, Came One Day more»

“It’s Even Better Than (Being) Miss America” - CWA District 1 Area Director Debbie Hayes Named Grand Marshal Of The 2015 Buffalo Labor Day Parade

Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above, Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation (WNYALF) President Richard Lipsitz (on the Left) and Buffalo AFL-CIO Central Labor Council President John Mudie (on the Right) Stand With Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 1 Area Director Debbie Hayes, Who Was Named Grand Marshal of the 2015 more»

Industrial Development Agency Reform Rally In Niagara Falls Turns Into ‘Call For Action’ To Replace County Legislators Who Appoint IDA Board Members

Published on Wednesday, August 26, 2015 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: An Array of Labor Unions and Their Representatives and Members Joined With a Host of Community Representatives Wednesday (August 26th) Outside the Budget Host Inn on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Niagara Falls, Where $250,000 in Niagara County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) Dollars Have Been Awarded So the Economy more»

UPDATE: Estimated 400 Unionists Rally With Striking Workers Employed At Ingersoll Rand’s Suburban Buffalo Plant

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(CHEEKTOWAGA, NEW YORK) – In What’s Believed to be One of the Largest Turnouts of Union Activists in Recent Memory, an Estimated 400 Union Leaders and Members Rallied in Solidarity Late Today (Tuesday, August 25th) to Support the More Than 200 Striking Ingersoll Rand Workers Represented by International Association of Machinists and Aerospace more»

No Surprise: GOP Presidential Candidate Trump Is A Union Buster At His Own Hotel - Amid Buffoonery Of Trump Campaign, Workers At His Vegas Hotel Demand Justice

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(LAS VEGAS) - Their Boss is Famous for Firing People With Merciless Gusto, So You Can Imagine it Took Just as Much Chutzpah for the Workers at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas to Rally and Demand the Right to Unionize and to Gain Respect on the Job. While The Donald Seeks Election to a New Post, Roughly 500 Workers at the Hotel are Focusing on a more»

Spreading The Word In Buffalo, One Household At A Time – NYSUT’s First Of Its Kind Campaign Opens The Door To Truth About Support For Public Schools

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Buffalo AFL-CIO CLC
(BUFFALO) - For Far Too Long, Buffalo’s Served as Ground Zero for the Onslaught of Unfair Attacks on Public Education: Negative Media Coverage; Talk of Mayoral Control; and a Board of Education Bomb-Thrower by the Name of Carl Paladino All Have Been Constant Sources of Falsehoods and Frustration. But the Truth is, for a School District Plagued by more»

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Calls For Investigation Of Verizon, NY Telecom Industry

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK) - In a Letter to the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC), State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Called for Formal Proceedings “to Fully Understand the Impact of Deregulation on Consumers and Businesses.” The NYPSC Recently Convened Public Hearings Across the State, Where Elected Officials, Labor Representatives - Including more»

AFSCME Members In Texas Establish Innovative Youth Court

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Young Unionists
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) – Members of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) are Behind an Innovative Initiative in Austin to Keep Youth Out of the Texas Court System and Out of Jail. For More Than a Decade, AFSCME Local 1624 President Judy Cortez and Austin Municipal Court Judge John Vasquez - an AFSCME Member Since more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: GOP Presidential Candidates Walker & Rubio Talk About Plans To Repeal The Affordable Care Act

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in Union Retirees
GOP Presidential Candidates Walker & Rubio Talk About Plans To Repeal The Affordable Care Act Republican Presidential Candidate and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Has Released a Plan to “Repeal and Replace” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, Another Republican Who’s Running for President, Spoke more»

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams Blasts Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump As The ‘Enemy’ Of The Middle Class

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(DETROIT) - United Auto Workers (UAW) President Dennis Williams Today (Wednesday, August 19th) Branded Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump “an Enemy” of the American Middle Class - Heaping Criticism on the Billionaire’s Economic Prescription for the Auto Industry. Williams Rejected Trump’s Suggestion That Detroit’s more»

Information You Can Use From The Laborers International Union Of North America: So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’ To Hit Paychecks In 2018

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News
You May Not Have Heard of the 40% Benefits Tax, Also Known as the Cadillac Tax, But it’s a Penalty Built Into the Affordable Care Act (ACA) That Will Take Effect in 2018. The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA And Others are Working Hard to Get Congress to Repeal the Benefits Tax Because it Could Destroy the Health and Welfare Funds more»

When Adjuncts Go Union: On Campuses Across America, Contingent Faculty Are ‘Fighting Back’ Against Low Wages & Precarious Employment

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in Young Unionists
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - By Now, Tiffany Kraft Imagined she Would Be Fully Immersed in Academia, Putting Her PhD and Passion for British Literature to Use on an Annotated Version of Irish Novelist George Moore’s Mike Fletcher. But Her Path to Academia Has Not Been as Straightforward as she Had Hoped. She Got Her Master’s When President George W. more»

Working To Dispel A Negative Image: Union-Represented Construction Workers Write ‘Sweet Messages’ On Steel Beams For Kids In Stony Brook Hospital To See

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(STONY BROOK, NEW YORK) - When Kids at One Long Island Hospital Look Outside, They Now Have Something to Smile About - Thanks to Some Thoughtful Unionized Construction Workers. Ironworkers From Local 361 Have Been Working to Build a New Children's Hospital Next to the Stony Brook University Hospital and Several Week Ago, the Workers Wrote Some Comforting more»

Manhattan’s Manhole Covers, Made In India - A Documentary Explores The Realities Of Global Trade By Observing Indian Foundry Workers

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Natasha Raheja Had Her Curiosity Piqued About New York City Manhole Covers in Much the Same Way That I Did From Strolling the Streets of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Virginia. The Dallas Native Was Walking Along the Thoroughfares of New York City One Day Shortly After Having Moved From Texas, When she Noticed Made in India Stamped more»

Anti-Union Group Fighting Fast Food Organizing Now Going After Home Care Workers - Can Workers & Unions Create A Movement Strong Enough To Fight Back?

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News
For-Profit Home Care Employers are Taking Federal Dollars and Using Them to Hire Workers at Sub-Minimum Wages - With Virtually No Public Accountability. The Home Health Aide in Scrubs Pushing a Client's Wheelchair Up the Ramp From Street to Sidewalk May Appear to Have Little in Common With a Cashier at McDonalds or Pizza Hut, But Chances are, the Company more»

In The Wake Of The Tracy Morgan Car Crash That Killed One Passenger, National AFL-CIO Transportation Trades President Ed Wytkind Says The U.S. Has A “Driver Fatigue Crisis”

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier This Month the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Ruled the Tracy Morgan Car Crash That Killed One Passenger Was Caused by Speed and Driver Fatigue, Which Has National AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department (TTD) President Ed Wytkind Responding That the Findings Should Act as a “Wake Up Call” for more»

AFSCME Fights For Equal Pay For All Workers At The University Of California

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in State-National Labor News
(SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA) - Lawmakers in the State of California Have Introduced a Measure That Would Guarantee Employees of Private Firms Providing Contract Services to the University are Paid Commensurate Wages as Career University of California (UC) Employees Performing the Same Jobs. Historically, Unions Benefit All Working People - Union and Non-Union more»

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Urges Unions To “Stand Up” And Use Their “Power” To Crush The Koch Brothers

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in State-National Labor News
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is Calling on Unions to Rise Up and Join His Political Revolution to Defeat the Koch Brothers. During a Speech Made at the Nevada State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention, U.S. Senator Sanders said: As a Result of the Disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court Decision, the Koch Brothers - the Second more»

Labor Perspective From Pittsburgh Adjunct Instructor Luke Niebler: Why My Fellow Adjuncts And I Decided To Form A Union At Our Community College

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Guest Columns
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: An Activist Among his Co-Workers and an Academic, Luke Niebler is an English Adjunct Instructor at the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh. His Labor Perspective Can be Directly Accessed in its Entirety at: http://inthesetimes.com/working/entry/18245/adjunct-union-community-college-allegheny-county more»

Union Retiree News From The Alliance For Retired Americans: The Alliance Celebrated Social Security’s 80th Anniversary With More Than 40 Events

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Union Retirees
The Alliance Celebrated Social Security’s 80th Anniversary With More Than 40 Events Members of the Alliance For Retired Americans Hosted More Than 40 Events on August 14th to Celebrate and Educate the Public About the Importance of Protecting and Expanding Social Security on its 80th Birthday. Together With Medicare’s 50th Birthday Events That more»

UAW Calls Potential China-Made Buick 'Alarming'

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in Niagara-Orleans CLC
(DETROIT) - The United Auto Workers (UAW) Union is Criticizing the Prospect of General Motors (GM) Importing a Buick Crossover From China, Calling the Potential Move - "Alarming." GM’s Considering the Export of the Buick Envision Midsize Crossover From China to the U.S., The Automotive News Reported Monday (August 17th). Industry Forecasters Expect more»

Newly-Released Poll Finds Americans' View Of Labor Unions Improving

Published on Tuesday, August 18, 2015 in Young Unionists
Nearly Six in 10 Americans Have a Favorable View of Labor Unions, According to the Results of a New Gallup Survey Released Today (Monday, August 17th). The Poll Was Conducted as Part of Gallup’s Annual Work and Education Survey From August 5th Through the 9th Via Landlines and Cellphones, Surveying 1,011 Adults Nationwide - With an Overall Margin of more»