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Staff At Asian Americans For Equality Announce Union Drive

Published on Monday, October 21, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Staff Members at the Asian Americans For Equality (AAFE) have announced their intent to join the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys/United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2325. An overwhelming majority of AAFE Staff Members have signed cards to show their support for Unionization. The 20 Staff Members, who are primarily Social Service more»

Sending Amazon Workers A Unionizing Message ‘Is As Easy As Changing A Book Cover’

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
I haven’t read Mike Monteiro’s new book Ruined by Design, so I can’t say whether it’s any good - but let’s judge a book by its cover for a moment because this cover cleverly encourages Amazon workers to form a Labor Union. Monteiro tells The Verge he realized he could change his self-published book’s cover as easily as more»

As The Industry Faces A Workforce Shortage, More And More Women Are Embracing The Construction Trades

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT) - Somer Hicks has held various jobs over the years, including being a Bartender and Painter, but her latest in the Construction Industry has been the most satisfying, she said. “I love it,’’ said Hicks, 38, of the Terryville section of Plymouth, who started a year ago as a Laborer - assisting Carpenters, more»

Are Unions Back? – UAW/GM & Chicago Teacher Strikes ‘Show How Unions Can Start Winning Again’

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - To Special Education Teacher Maggie Sermont, the rationale for a Strike against Chicago's Public Schools boils down to a simple "enough! - and more Workers are joining the call by showing a willingness to Strike, reawakening the Nation's Organized Labor Movement after decades of mostly small gains. And, at the same time, Unions are more»

Will New York Follow California In Confronting The Misclassification Of App-Based Workers?

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Should New York follow California and enact legislation limiting when employers can hire Workers as “Independent Contractors”? The answer is “very simple,” New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento told a 4½-hour State Senate hearing in Lower Manhattan earlier this week. Workers “should be more»

CSEA President Danny Donohue Look Forward To Retirement After Leading New York State’s Public Union & Its 280,000 Members For The Past 25 Years

Published on Sunday, October 20, 2019 in New York State Labor News
In the years Danny Donohue has lead the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), the Labor Movement around the country has faltered and Membership has declined – but not so in New York, which remains the highest Unionized State in the United States. "The real trick though is the fact across the country Labor Unions have been falling off, I more»

Hard Rock Hotel Collapse Roundup: UCOMM Blog Reports Non-Union Contractor Caused Collapse, Built By Unlicensed, Non-Union Workers

Published on Friday, October 18, 2019 in National Labor News
(NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA) - People on the streets of New Orleans fled for their lives on Saturday (October 12th) as part of the Hard Rock hotel collapsed onto the street. As pedestrians fled, nearly 100 Workers were trapped or injured in the structure. Thirty would end up going to the hospital, three were found dead and it took hours before all of the more»

Tell Congress: ‘Put The Power In The Hands Of Workers’ - Support The PRO Act, A ‘Crucial Step Toward Restoring’ Workers’ Rights On The Job

Published on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The ability of Working People to join together to negotiate with their employer for higher wages and better working conditions is a fundamental right - but for decades that right has been eroding, as employers exploit weaknesses in the law and interfere with Workers’ Rights - and face no real consequences for doing so. The result more»

UAW Officials Vote To Extend Nationwide GM Strike As Union Negotiators Send Proposed Tentative Agreement To UAW National GM Council For Approval

Published on Friday, October 18, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - the United Auto Workers (UAW) will continue to picket General Motors (GM) Company’s U.S. factories until Workers have approved a new contract, prolonging a costly Nationwide Strike that is already the company’s longest in decades. In a rare step, a Council of Union-Hall Leaders meeting in Detroit voted to extend the more»

Actors’ Equity Ratifies New Agreement With The Broadway League

Published on Friday, October 18, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Actors’ Equity Association, the National Labor Union representing Professional Actors and Stage Managers working in live theatre, has announced its Members have voted to ratify the Production Contract with the Broadway League – the last step required to approve new terms for the agreement used on Broadway and for some tours. more»

25,000 Teachers In The Nation’s Third-Largest School District Go On Strike After Negotiators Fail To Agree On New Contract - Chicago Teachers Want ‘Better Pay & Benefits, Class Size And Teacher Preparation Time’

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) – Some 25,000 Chicago Pubic Schools Teachers went on strike today (Thursday, October 17th) after negotiators failed to agree on a contract with the Nation's third-largest school district. This is the first major walkout by Chicago Teachers since 2012 and it comes after months of talks over pay and benefits, class size and Teacher more»

New Poll Shows Chicagoans ‘More In Step With Teachers Than The City’ Over A Potential Strike By The Chicago Teachers Union

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - Nearly half of Chicago voters would support a Teachers Strike and they would be more likely to hold Chicago Public Schools (CPS) and City Officials responsible for the walkout than the Union and its leaders - but if Chicago Teachers do hit the streets, only a sliver of voters would personally blame Mayor Lori Lightfoot for the work more»

Introducing Middle & High School Students To A Life-Long Career In The Unionized Building Trades: Kids ‘Want To Like The Work They Do’

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(YOUNGSTOWN, OHIO) - Before demonstrating his work as a Unionized Pipefitter, Joe Longo asked the groups of Middle School and High School Students the same question. “How many of you are thinking about going to college?,” asked the Member of the Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 396. Nearly all hands being raised was the reply from just about more»

The Arizona Republic Newsroom Votes To ‘Go Union’

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHOENIX, ARIZONA) - Journalists employed at The Arizona Republic have voted to Unionize with the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America (CWA). The final tally was 64-to-30 out of a Bargaining Unit of 101 people. After one of the most aggressive Anti-Union Campaigns in recent memory in the media industry, an overwhelming majority of the newsroom more»

A Newly-Released Safety Report Recommends Amazon ‘Abandon Its Anti-Union Stance And Allow Unionization,’ Which Is ‘Needed To Help Remedy Dangers’ At Amazon’s Staten Island Warehouse

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - A newly-released safety report coinciding with the one-year anniversary of Amazon’s sprawling 855,000 square foot warehouse on Staten Island recommends the On-Line Giant finally abandon its Anti-Union stance and implement changes to a workplace that at least one hard-pressed Employee says is “beating up” Workers. This more»

A Look Into The Tentative UAW-GM Agreement: Detroit Free Press Reports Deal Calls For 9,000 Jobs, $9,000 Ratification Bonus And Promised Investments In U.S. Manufacturing That Would Result In 9,000 Jobs Retained And Created

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - The proposed deal between General Motors and the United Auto Workers (UAW) includes promised investments in U.S. manufacturing that would result in 9,000 jobs retained and created, people familiar with provisions of the proposal said. GM and UAW announced Wednesday (October 16th) they had reached a proposed Tentative Agreement on day more»

The American Federation Of Government Employees ‘Mourns The Loss’ Of Civil Rights Icon & U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings - AFGE National President Says Cummings Was An “American Hero”

Published on Thursday, October 17, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) is mourning the loss of Civil Rights Icon and U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings - AFGE National President J. David Cox, Sr. said Cummings was an “American Hero.” In a released statement, Cox said: “Congressman Cummings was an American Hero who embraced his more»

Trump ‘Turns Back The Clock’ In America’s Meat Plants - The President Is’ Loosening Rules That Protect Workers & Consumers Alike’

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
It was more than a century ago that Upton Sinclair went undercover in Chicago’s stockyards, resulting in his reported novel The Jungle. A blood-splattered portrait of the American Meatpacking Industry, it documented the misery and filth of the city’s slaughterhouses, where miserable Workers churned out cuts of rotten meat in treacherous, more»

BREAKING LABOR NEWS: The UAW & GM Agree On Tentative Labor Contract In Deal That Could End Strike

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) — The United Auto Workers (UAW) and General Motors (GM) have reached a tentative deal on a new labor contract that could end the United Auto Workers’ month-long strike against the automaker, the UAW said today (Wednesday, October 16th). Details of the proposed deal were not immediately available. However, the UAW’s more»

Agreement Provides Pay Equity For New York City Head Start Educators With Public School Teachers

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The pay of more than 2,650 Head Start Teachers will be boosted to match the salary of Public School Teachers under a Tentative Agreement by New York City, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 37 and the Head Start Sponsoring Board Council. The agreement affects Workers at more than 200 more»

A Labor Perspective From New York City And Vicinity District Council Of Carpenters Retired Member Warren Hutchinson: “My Union Saved My Life”

Published on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 in New York State Labor News
Because of my Union, I was able to earn a good living, raise my children and put them all through college. Most important, because of my Union, I was able to receive a kidney transplant that saved my life. I have been a Member of the New York City and Vicinity District Council of Carpenters for 31 years - and if it weren’t for the health benefits I more»

After “Insulting” Company Contract Offer, 2,000 Union-Represented Asarco Mine Workers Strike At Five Locations In Arizona & Texas

Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in National Labor News
(TUCSON, ARIZONA) – Union-represented Copper Mine Workers walked off the job at five ASARCO LLC locations on Monday (October 14th) and are officially on Strike. According to the United Steel Workers (USW), 2,000 Hourly Workers employed at mines in Arizona and Texas voted to Strike late last week after working without a new contract since last more»

NPR & PBS-Affiliated WHYY Reporters & Producers In Philadelphia Want A Union, Management ‘Does Not Immediately Agree’ To Voluntary Recognition

Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) – Close to 100 Reporters, Producers, Program Hosts and other Employees at NPR and PBS-affiliated WHYY in Philadelphia want to be Unionized and more than 80% of them have signed on to a petition asking management to voluntarily recognize a Union formed with Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio more»

In Detroit Where Skilled Trade Apprenticeships Are In ‘High Demand & Help Avoid’ Student Debt, High School Grads Are Earning $20 An Hour & Free College Through Their Apprenticeships

Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - Austin Grzywacz was a B+ student at Huron High School and figured he would go to college after graduation last year, but a Technical Education Program known as Mechatronics, which emphasizes electronics and mechanical engineering, convinced him to reconsider. "Our Teacher was showing us all these different Trade Schools and the more»

“It’s Just Very Discouraging A Health Care Facility ‘Doesn’t Care About Providing’ Health Care For Its Workers And Families” - SEIU-Represented Nurses Picket Canton-Potsdam Hospital Over Lack Of A New Contract

Published on Tuesday, October 15, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(POTSDAM, NEW YORK) - Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1199 Healthcare Workers East-represented Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) and other Health Care Workers chanted “be fair to those who care” while picketing outside Canton-Potsdam Hospital late last week to protest their lack of a new contract. In July, the Unionized Nurses more»

“Frustrated With GM's Stubbornness” At The Negotiating Table, Media Reports Say Striking UAW Members Set To Expand Work Action To Picketing At GM Dealerships

Published on Monday, October 14, 2019 in National Labor News
United Auto Workers (UAW) Members will bring their picket lines to General Motors (GM) dealerships - not just plants - starting today (Monday, October 14th) as the Nationwide Strike marks its 29th day, a source familiar with negotiations told FOX Business exclusively. "As you could imagine, UAW Members are getting really frustrated with GM's stubbornness - more»

SAG-AFTRA Convention ‘Unanimously Approves’ Press Freedom Resolution Aimed At President Donald Trump

Published on Monday, October 14, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - More than 400 delegates to Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ (SAG-AFTRA) Biennial Convention that just wrapped up in Los Angeles unanimously passed a resolution in support of a “free and unencumbered press.” The resolution appears to be aimed directly at Republican more»

350 Student Transportation Of America Bus Drivers, Monitors & Aides ‘Go Union’ In Western New York - Vote For Representation With Teamsters Local 449

Published on Monday, October 14, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA COUNTY, NEW YORK) – As many as 350 Bus Drivers, Monitors and Aides who are employed by Student Transportation of America (STA) in Niagara County have Gone Union, voting for Union Representation with Teamsters Local 449. The STA Employees recently Unionized in the Niagara County Roy-Hart School District, which serves Lockport, Newfane and more»

Electrician Shortage Across The U.S. Creates The Potential For Many To Realize More Than A ‘Good-Paying’ Job

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
America's skills gap is creating challenges in the Electricians' Industry, which is expected to have a Labor shortage of about 60,000 Workers by 2026, according to one CEO of one tool manufacturing company. In order to fill the surplus of jobs, he started a program four years ago to convince students that becoming an Electrician is the way to go. And it more»

Atlas Air Pilots Announce Formation Of New Local Union

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - At the request of the Pilots at Atlas Air, Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa and the Teamsters General Executive Board have approved the formation of Teamsters Local 2750, a newly-created Local Union dedicated to the Pilots. There are about 2,000 Pilots who will be Members of the Union which will be headquartered in Ohio. "We're more»

New York Governor Cuomo Announces ‘Sweeping New Workplace Discrimination & Harassment Protections’ That Immediately Go Into Effect

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced that key components of new legislation greatly expanding the scope of New York's Workplace Anti-Discrimination and Sexual Harassment Protections that immediately go into effect. The new provisions eliminate restrictions that harassment be "severe or pervasive" in order for it to be legally actionable more»

How Unions Can Protect The Workers Who Are Most Vulnerable To Automation

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in New York City Labor News
Automation has irrevocably changed the workplace and Workers’ roles in it. There’s no arguing the advances in Workplace Automation have made - and will continue to make - many jobs obsolete. According to McKinsey Researchers James Manyika, et al., by the year 2030 some 800 million Workers across the globe will have lost their jobs due to more»

Social Security COLA For 2020: You Can ‘Blame’ The Bureau Of Labor Statistics & The Department Of Labor For A Change In Your Payments

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Social Security Administration (SSA) has announced its 2020 Cost-of-Living Adjustment (COLA) and here’s how the SSA estimates 2020’s average monthly payments will change: The increase affects almost 69 million people, according to the SSA, and will begin for more than 63 million Social Security beneficiaries in January more»

3,500 UAW-Represented Mack Workers Go Out On Strike, Began Picketing Today After Negotiations With Management On A New Contract ‘Dragged On For 10 Days After Key Deadline’

Published on Sunday, October 13, 2019 in National Labor News
(GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA) - About 3,500 Mack Trucks employees in three states are on Strike today (Sunday, October 13th) - for the first time in 35 years. In a letter posted late Friday (October 11th) to the United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 677 website, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Ray Curry informed the company that the UAW Mack Truck Council voted to begin more»

Strike/Contract Negotiation Update: The Detroit Free Press Reports The UAW Has Made A Counterproposal To GM’s Latest Offer – UAW VP Terry Dittes Says If GM Accepts: “We Will Have A Tentative Agreement”

Published on Saturday, October 12, 2019 in National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - The United Auto Workers (UAW) submitted a counterproposal Friday night (October 11th) to the General Motors (GM) Company responding to a contract offer the automaker made earlier in the week on Monday. The offer included "all of your outstanding proposals that are at the main table and unsettled," UAW Vice President Terry Dittes said more»

Kaiser Permanente & Their 85,000 Unionized Health Care Employees Reach A Tentative Labor Agreement, Possibly Averting Scheduled ULP Strike In The Process

Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 in National Labor News
(OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA) - After months of failed negotiations, Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of Unions representing 85,000 Health Care Workers have announced a tentative agreement that could avert an Unfair Labor Practices (ULP) Strike set to begin on October 14th. The announcement came as a relief to Georgette Bradford, an Ultrasound Technologist at more»

Now That Janus Has Failed, Alaska’s Anti-Public Services Governor Is Resorting To ‘Dirty Tricks’ Aimed At His State’s Public Service Workers

Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(JUNEAU, ALASKA) - The U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus decision in 2018 was a challenge without precedent for Workers and their Unions in the Public Sector, but it’s made one thing clear: Public Service Workers – including, and especially, Members of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) – are sticking more»

‘Together,’ Climate Change Activists & Labor Can Make A ‘Just Transition’ Work For All

Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Climate Change Activists with Extinction Rebellion are conducting a series of direct, non-violent actions around New York City this week that could be a guaranteed game-changer if the full force of Organized Labor was also brought to bear. Imagine, the impact of Hardhats, Teachers, Transit Workers and other Trade Unionists joining more»

The Build Local, Hire Local Act – U.S. Senator Gillibrand Introduces Legislation Requiring Local Hiring For Infrastructure Projects

Published on Friday, October 11, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK) – U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand made a stop in Syracuse and then in Albany this week to announce legislation that aims to reverse decades of segregation and limited opportunity caused by I-81 through the city. Her Build Local, Hire Local Act would require any future Federal Infrastructure Projects like the replacement for 81 more»

“I ‘Understand What This Means,’” UAW/GM Worker Anton Bassham Says As He Walks The Line Outside The Tonawanda Plant During A Solidarity Rally That Draws 300 Supporters From A Variety Of Western New York Unions

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(TONAWANDA, NEW YORK) – Anton Bassham isn’t a young guy, having worked at two General Motors (GM) Auto Plants in Western New York for a total of 31 years. But that’s not keeping him from walking the line outside GM’s Tonawanda Engine Plant five to six days a week in support of his fellow United Auto Workers (UAW) Brothers and more»

U.S. Manufacturing 'Sinks To Decade-Low, Stoking Economic Fear'

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. factory activity hit a decade low last month in the face of President Donald Trump's trade conflicts, adding to a weakening picture of the Global Economy. The Institute for Supply Management, an association of purchasing managers, said this month that its Manufacturing Index shrank for a second straight month to 47.8% in more»

Nearly 600 Workers At New Lear Plant In Flint, Michigan ‘Go Union’ - Vote To Join UAW

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(FLINT, MICHIGAN) – Employees at Flint's newest Auto Parts Manufacturing Facility have joined the largest Union representing Mid-Michigan Workers. Nearly 600 Employees of the Lear Automotive plant on the former Buick City site voted earlier this year to Unionize with the United Auto Workers (UAW), which is now looking forward to negotiating a more»

Boston Union ‘Encourages’ Women To Join The Trades

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) – If you told Olivia Levangie a few years ago that she would be working as a Plumber, she never would have believed it. “I never picked up a tool in my life. I didn’t even know the names of any tools,” she said. But now, this single mother is just a few months away from getting her Plumber’s license. more»

NYSUT & UUP-Represented Binghamton University Professor Wins Nobel Prize In Chemistry

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(BINGHAMTON, NEW YORK) – The New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and United University Professions (UUP) are congratulating M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science at Binghamton University, on winning the 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. Whittingham, a long-time UUP Member who has served on the Binghamton more»

Trump’s ‘Bait & Switch” Assault on Labor – ‘With The Help’ Of The U.S. Supreme Court, The NLRB, His Executive Orders & Deregulation, Trump ‘Has Launched A Multifaceted Assault On The Labor Movement’

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – “I know these people well, you wouldn’t believe it. I know them too well. I know them too well. They cost me a lot of money. I spent a lot of money, but I love them, and they’re great, and their people are fantastic. And it’s time that we give you the level playing field you deserve.” This kind more»

‘On Thin Ice?’ Unions ‘Warn’ Mechanic Shortage Puts New York City ‘At Risk’ From Winter Storms - Say City’s ‘Dangerously Short’ On Mechanics, Union Leaders Call For Additional Hirings

Published on Thursday, October 10, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - While Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Administration insists it is ready for any snowstorms that could hit, Union Leaders representing both Sanitation Workers and Auto Mechanics warn that it is dangerously short on Mechanics who can keep the Sanitation fleet in service and with brakes that will hold up in icy conditions. They called for more»

Another 4,200 Truck Drivers Lost Their Jobs In September As A Recession ‘Slams’ America's $800 Billion Trucking Industry

Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in National Labor News
Neil Stayner has been a Truck Driver since 2001, but now that trucking rates have dipped significantly, he's out. "My business is finished, because the cost of freight has dropped to an all-time low," Stayner told Business Insider. "It's sad what I sacrificed every day, every week, every holiday - gone from my family." Trucking has been in a recession more»

Trump Administration Tells Federal Agencies To ‘Restrict’ Unions ‘In The Workplace’

Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Federal Agencies have been told to carry out Trump Administration directives aimed at restricting the role of Unions in the Federal workplace and giving agencies the maximum discretion in taking disciplinary actions against Employees, now that a court ban against many of those policies has been lifted. The policies “are in full more»

The Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Council Swears In New Interim President – CWA Local 1168’s Denise Abbott, Who Becomes The First Female President In The History Of the Buffalo Central Labor Council

Published on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1168 Union Representative Denise Abbott (pictured above between Western New York AFL-CIO Area Labor President Richard Lipsitz, on the left, and outgoing Buffalo AFL-CIO President John Mudie, on the right) was sworn in Tuesday (October 8th) evening as the interim President more»

UAW-GM Talks “Take A Turn For The Worse,” Stall As Week 4 Of Strike Gets Underway - Media Reports ‘Main Reason’ Is Because GM ‘Refuses To Make A Commitment To Bring Back Any Product Lines From Mexico’

Published on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 in National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - The United Auto Workers’ (UAW) negotiations with General Motors (GM) have completely stalled going into week four of the Union's Nationwide Strike, a source close to the negotiations told FOX Business on Sunday (October 6th). The main reason, the source says, is because GM is refusing to make a commitment to bring back any more»