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“This Is An Earth-Shaking Win For Costco Workers And The American Labor Movement” - Teamsters Ratify ‘First-Ever’ National Contract At Costco, New Master Agreement ‘Protects 18,000 Costco Workers Coast-To-Coast’

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2022 in National Labor News
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - The Teamsters have made history, securing a new Master Agreement protecting more than 18,000 Workers at Costco nationwide. Ballots were counted before an independent observer in Portland, Oregon and the agreement was overwhelmingly ratified by a vote of 72% with record-high voter turnout from the Membership. “Don’t let more»

NLRB’s Top Lawyer ‘Announces Focus On Electronic Worker Tracking, Will Advocate For A New Legal Framework To Protect’ Workers’ Rights Under Federal Labor Law ‘From Abuse Of Workplace Technologies’

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Bloomberg Law reports National Labor Relations Board General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo will focus on electronic monitoring and algorithm-driven management, saying she’ll advocate for a new legal framework to protect Workers’ Rights under Federal Labor Law from abuse of workplace technologies. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

Hundreds Of Gannett News Staffers - Including At The Rochester Democrat And Chronicle, Stage One-Day Strike ‘Over Cost-Cutting Measures’

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Alejandra O’Connell-Domenech at The Hill reports more than 200 Gannett Journalists walked off their jobs on Friday (November 4th) as part of a one-day Strike to demand better pay and benefits. Those that took part were Workers employed at 14 Gannett Newsrooms in New York, New Jersey, Arizona and Southern California. Some of the newspapers included more»

More Than 1,000 Doctors-In-Training At Bronx Hospital Announce Unionization Effort

Published on Sunday, November 6, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Caroline Lewis at The Gothamist reports a major Unionization effort is underway among the 1,200 Physician Trainees at Montefiore Medical Center, who are raising concerns about staffing and other issues at the Bronx hospital. They want to join the Committee of Interns and Residents of SEIU - a Health Care Union that currently represents about 22,000 more»

Comptroller Finds Staten Island Ferry Engineers ‘Entitled To’ Prevailing Wages

Published on Friday, November 4, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Crystal Lewis at The Chief reports that in another step towards parity for Staten Island Ferry Engineers, the City Comptroller’s Office determined in a preliminary decision that the Marine Engineers should be paid wages comparable to other Mariners in the New York City area. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

“If Union Members ‘Don’t Get Involved, The Laws Won’t Change’” - Georgia IBEW Member Runs For Secretary Of State

Published on Friday, November 4, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Bee Nguyen is many things. She’s the daughter of Vietnamese Immigrants, the State Representative for Georgia’s 89th District, and, as she proudly touts in her campaign for Secretary of State, a card-carrying Member of Atlanta International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 613. “Bee is very intelligent and seasoned in more»

Starbucks Workers United ‘Condemns ‘Fox News Host’s Targeting Of Union Worker In Viral Video, Which Led To On-Line Harassment & Threats Of Violence

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - After posting a viral video on line advocating for better working conditions at Starbucks, a Union Worker was targeted by Fox News host Jesse Watters during his show. After the segment aired, Starbucks Workers United says there was an explosion of on-line harassment - including threats of physical violence against the Worker, who had more»

The North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters & SUNY Sullivan ‘Join Forces To Ease The Pathway To A College Degree’

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
On The Level - a quarterly publication of the Construction Contractors Association of the Hudson Valley, SMACNA Southeastern NY and the Fabricators, Erectors & Reinforcing Contractors Association, has a Labor News Story in its Fall 2022 edition detailing the North Atlantic States Regional Council of Carpenters (NASRCC) launching a new program that makes more»

Noble Knight Games Workers ‘Achieve Super-Majority For Unionization’ With The CWA

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(FITCHBURG, WISCONSIN) - A super majority of Workers employed at Noble Knight Games, an on-line retailer of tabletop games, are seeking voluntary recognition and have filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), in case the company fails to recognize their Union - Noble Knight Games United, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) more»

Unionized Delta, United, American Airlines Pilots ‘Rebel Against Their Bosses’

Published on Thursday, November 3, 2022 in National Labor News
Press Associates Union News Service at People’s World reports that three times in three days Pilots at three of the Nation’s four largest airlines - Delta, United and American - have rebelled against their bosses. On Monday (October 31st), Delta’s Pilots voted to authorize a Strike by a 96%-ot-4% margin. The next day, United’s more»

Starbucks Broke Law By Closing Unionized Store In Ithaca, Federal Labor Officials Say

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Dave Jamieson at Yahoo News reports Federal Labor Officials have filed a new and sweeping complaint against Starbucks, alleging the Coffee Chain retaliated against Union Workers by shuttering a popular location in Ithaca, New York, among other charges. A Regional Director for the National Labor Relations Board found merit in the Union’s claim that more»

The National AFL-CIO & NewsGuild-CWA ‘Warns Of Chilling Effect’ On Journalistic Freedom Following ‘Wrongheaded Court Decision’ Involving Starbucks’ ‘Efforts To Obtain Messages Between Reporters & Its Buffalo Workers’

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Last month a Federal Judge ruled that Starbucks Workers United, a Union supporting the organizing of thousands of Starbucks Workers across the U.S., must turn over private messages between Workers and Journalists covering the massive organizing wave at the Coffee Chain. This ruling has serious implications for media coverage of Unionization efforts and more»

Ohio Manufacturer Faces $1.2 Million In Penalties ‘After 7th Worker In Five Years Suffers Severe Injuries’ When Caught In A Machine That The USDOL Says The Employer ‘Failed To Lock Out’

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in National Labor News
(FOSTORIA, OHIO) - An Ohio Vinyl Tile Manufacturer faces $1,232,705 in proposed penalties after the U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Inspectors responded when a Worker suffered severe injuries as a result of being caught in a machine on April 28th (2022). The incident marks the seventh injury at more»

McDonald's Franchisee To Pay $1 Million To Its New York City Employees ‘For Violating Workers' Rights’ At Seven Brooklyn Locations

Published on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Katherine Lavacca at WABC7ny.com reports Employees at a New York City McDonald's will receive $1 million in restitutions after the City found their boss had violated Workplace Laws. George Michell owns seven McDonald's locations in Brooklyn and was ordered to pay $1 million to 511 Employees who had their rights violated as Workers. To Directly Access This more»

Made In America 'Is Back, Leaving U.S. Factories Scrambling To Find' Workers

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in National Labor News
Chris Isidore and Christine Romans at CNN report U.S. factories are humming and manufacturers are scrambling to find Workers as the pace of hiring hits levels not seen in decades. And, employers say they’re looking to fill even more jobs. The sector has had about 800,000 openings for most of the last year, despite the hiring binge, according to the more»

If You’re An Employer ‘Struggling To Find Skilled’ Employees, A Registered Apprenticeship ‘Could Be Your’ Solution

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Chris Fraser at The ApprentiScope Blog says finding Skilled Labor during a global shortage is a significant problem facing companies across all industries - but Apprenticeships can help fill these gaps by allowing employers to create bespoke talent pipelines for their most pressing talent needs, whether Chocolatiers or Software Engineers. To Read This more»

Netflix Music Supervisors File For Union Election - The Workers, Who Are Attempting To Join IATSE, Say The Streamer ‘Declined Their Request For Voluntary’ Recognition

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Katie Kilkenny at The Hollywood Reporter reports that after few months after Film and Television Music Supervisors kicked off a national Worker Organizing Drive, a group that works with Netflix has filed a petition for a Union Election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). According to IATSE, “an overwhelming majority” of Music more»

A ‘Request Of Support’ From Paul Cole - American Labor Studies Center Executive Director & Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the New York State AFL-CIO: “We Need Your Help To Teach America's Students About Organized Labor”

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in New York State Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Paul Cole serves as the Executive Director of the American Labor Studies Center. He is Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the New York State AFL-CIO, a former Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and a former Member of the Board of Directors of the New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) and more»

Laborers’ President Terry O’Sullivan Says ‘All Is On The Line In 2022 Elections’

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports Laborers President Terry O’Sullivan says the 2022 Mid-Term Election is more important than Workers suspect - and adds that it not only will it determine the fate of Pro-Worker measures enacted since 2020, but it’ll be a predictor of 2024 too. The veteran Union President of one of the Nation’s more»

NYC Teachers Union ‘Warns Of Health Plan Consequences’ For Retirees

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Katelyn Cordero and Madina Touré at Politico reports New York City’s Office of Labor Relations says it will have to enroll 250,000 eligible retired City Workers in the Medicare Advantage Health Plan and get rid of other plan options if the City Council does not change the administrative code to make way for the privatized plan. The United more»

IUOE Local 17-Represented Buffalo Public School Custodians ‘Finally Get A New Contract After 12 Years Of Being Without One’ - Ratified Deal Calls For ‘Major’ Wage Increases, ‘But More Importantly No Cost’ For Their Health Insurance Coverage

Published on Tuesday, November 1, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – It took 12 years before more than 200 extremely low-paid Buffalo Public School Custodians finally got a new contract, but according to the Union that represents those Workers - International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 17, the new deal calls for major wage increases, and even more importantly - no cost for their more»

November Elections ‘Will Gauge Support For Unionization’ In Two States - Illinois & Tennessee Voters ‘Face Radically Different Choices’ When It Comes To Worker Rights

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022 in National Labor News
María Antonia Sánchez-Vallejo at El Pais reports the most significant drive for Unionization in the United States since the early 1970s will be put to the test in the upcoming Mid Term Elections. Voters in Illinois and Tennessee are being asked to decide on two antithetical visions of the future of Organized Labor: the right to collective more»

Saturday Night Live Post-Production Workers ‘Go Union’ With The Motion Picture Editors Guild

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Tom Tapp at Deadline reports exclusively Post-Production Workers at NBC’s iconic Saturday Night Live (SNL) have successfully organized with the Motion Picture Editors Guild (MPEG) Local 700 of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE). The Workers are part of SNL’s Film Unit, which creates the show’s pre-recorded more»

NYC ‘Ordered To Reinstate Workers Fired For Vaccine Refusal’

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Bloomberg Law reports New York City has been ordered to reinstate a group of Sanitation Workers who were fired for refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine after a State Court Judge ruled the mandate was unlawful. The Judge said the City’s Health Commissioner has the authority to issue public health mandates, but can’t create a new condition of more»

Brotherhood Of Railroad Signalmen ‘Reject Proposed Deal To Avert’ Strike

Published on Monday, October 31, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports that by a 1,820-to-2,810 margin, Members of yet another Rail Union - the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, have rejected a proposed contract which bargainers for 13 Rail Unions hammered out with the Nation’s Class I Freight Railroads, and brokered by the Biden Administration. Lack of Paid Sick Leave was more»

A WNYLaborToday.com Halloween Tradition: Did You Know That ‘Long Hours & Dangerous Conditions’ On The Frankenstein Sets Led Legendary Actor Boris Karloff To Get Behind The Movement To Unionize Screen Actors?

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Your On-Line Labor Newspaper is republishing this Labor News Story that it originally published back on October 29th, 2015. In celebrating Halloween 2022, WNYLaborToday.com thought it was important to underscore and recognize - once again - what Actors Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi did to organize their fellow Actors more»

The American Federation Of Government Employees Union Calls For $16.5 Billion In Funding For Staffing At The Social Security Administration & The ‘Abandonment Of Cutthroat Collective Bargaining Tactics’ By Management

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Erich Wagner at GovExec.com reports the Union representing Employees of the Social Security Administration - the American Federation Of Government Employees, is calling on Congress to provide $16.5 billion in emergency appropriations for Fiscal 2023 and on agency management to improve its workforce policies to address a staffing crisis that has created more»

Waitress ‘Pivots’ To Underwater Welding

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
After being a Waitress for 17 years, Michelle Beckhorn needed a change. The restaurant business wasn’t going to sustain her and allow her to live a fruitful life. Michelle turned to a friend who encouraged her to look into the Trades. Now a second-year Apprentice with Carpenters Local 1556, Beckhorn has become the first Woman to pass both more»

Workers ‘Reject Union’ At NYC’s Trader Joe’s

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Gwynne Hogan at The Gothamist reports Employees at a Trader Joe’s in New York City have decided not to Unionize, rejecting the chance to join Trader Joe’s United, a newly-formed Union behind the successful organizing campaigns at two other locations. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

YouTube Music Contractors Vote To Unionize

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
K. Holt at engadget.com reports Workers at YouTube Music Content Operations have filed with the National Labor Relations Board for Union Recognition. "As a part of the YouTube Music Content Operations team, Workers ensure music content is available and approved for YouTube’s 2.1 billion monthly active users worldwide," the Alphabet Workers more»

A Labor Perspective From Retail, Wholesale And Department Store Union President Stuart Appelbaum: ‘End All Shapes And Sizes Of Discrimination!’

Published on Sunday, October 30, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) President Stuart Appelbaum has an interesting and point-making Labor Perspective in The Amsterdam News, entitled: End All Shapes And Sizes Of Discrimination! Opines Appelbaum: In the Big Apple, it’s still often legal to discriminate against people due to their weight or their height. That’s more»

Starbucks Bosses Listened For Six Minutes, Then Walked Out Of Union Bargaining Session

Published on Friday, October 28, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Press Associates Union News Service reports in People’s World that in what may be a record for the Nation’s shortest-ever opening bargaining session, Starbucks bosses - led by their Union-Busting lawyer/adviser, listened to Starbucks Workers United Workers and Reps for six minutes in New York City - and then walked out. As a result, more»

The New York Court Of Appeals Rules Cities ‘Must Bargain Over Termination Of Injured Workers’

Published on Friday, October 28, 2022 in New York City Labor News
The Insurance Journal reports the New York Court of Appeals has ruled New York Labor Law requires a municipality to negotiate when terminating employees who are not at work for over a year because of an on-the-job injury. To Read This Labor News Story, Go To: www.insurancejournal.com/news/east/2022/10/27/692090.htm

Working People ‘Beware’ - ‘What To Expect If’ Republicans Win Control Of Congress

Published on Friday, October 28, 2022 in National Labor News
David Cavendish at People’s World reports that as we approach the Mid Term Elections, it’s time to “look under the hood” and see what the Republicans are promising the American People and Working People alike if they gain control of both houses of Congress. Warning: What you’ll see isn’t pretty. How about passing a more»

Who Needs College? St. Louis-Area Students Learn About Construction Trades At Expo

Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Daniel Neman at STLToday.com reviews the recently-held Construction Careers Expo in Belleville, Missouri that attracted a great number of High School Students. That’s where Mascoutah High School Senior Lauren Boehm’s eyes lit up, Neman reports. Boehm had just been shown some of the basics of concrete work. When she asked how much the job more»

Cannabis Cultivation, Propagation & Post-Harvest Workers Employed At Flora Terra In California ‘Go Union’ With The Teamsters

Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SANTA ROSA, CALIFORNIA) – Cultivation, Propagation and Post-Harvest Workers who are employed at Flora Terra Cannabis have voted overwhelmingly to join Teamsters Local 665 - becoming the first group of Cannabis Workers to Go Union with the Teamsters under the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act in Northern California. “Congratulations more»

‘It Matters Who You Vote For’ - Union ‘Strike Power Under Threat’ As U.S. Supreme Court ‘Mulls’ Labor Law

Published on Thursday, October 27, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Bloomberg Law reports an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case has the potential to chill Unions’ use of strikes as a bargaining strategy and tilt the balance of power in Labor-Management relations more toward businesses. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

The IAM Reaches A Five-Year Tentative Agreement With Southwest Airlines That Puts Its 8,300 Members ‘At The Top’ Of Industry’s Pay Scale

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in National Labor News
(DALLAS, TEXAS) - The International Association of Machinists (IAM), North America’s largest Air Transport Union, has reached a new tentative agreement with Southwest Airlines that would give its Members between a 16% and 25% general wage increase over four years and place its Members at the top of the Airline Industry’s pay scale. The IAM more»

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority Says New York City Immigrant Subway Cleaners ‘Are Not Entitled To’ Prevailing Wages - City Comptroller ‘Disagrees,’ Says MTA ‘Owes’ Subway Cleaners $28 Per Hour

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Amir Khafagy at Documented/New York’s Go-To Source For Immigration News reports on New York City Immigrant Subway Cleaners who are entitled to, but who are not receiving prevailing wages of $28 an hour, according to the City Comptroller. Under New York State Labor Law, all contractors and subcontractors must pay their Employees the prevailing rate of more»

Governor Hochul Announces $30 Million Empire State Teacher Residency Program To ‘Increase’ Teacher Support & Retention - NYSUT Says Effort ‘Shows New York Is Dedicated To Reversing’ Staff Shortages & ‘Helping Diversify’ Education Workforce

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the launch of the Empire State Teacher Residency Program through the New York State Department of Labor, which will provide matching funding for local Public School Districts and/or Boards of Cooperative Educational Services to create two-year residency opportunities for Graduate-Level K-12 Teacher more»

The National AFL-CIO On The Fatal School Shooting In St. Louis: “We Call On Our Legislators In Washington And At Every Level To Take Action To Ensure Our Schools And Workplaces Are Safe Places For Everyone”

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler and Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond released the following statement after Monday’s (October 24th) fatal school shooting at St. Louis Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, which left two people dead and seven injured. Police Officers on the scene killed the suspected more»

Meet New NYSUT Regional Staff Director Joe Cantafio: “It’s A ‘True’ Calling,” High School Teacher/Sports Coach Now Oversees 45,000 Members In 205 School Districts With Focus On ‘Helping Develop The Next Generation Of Union Leaders’

Published on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Joe Cantafio has been named New York State United Teachers’ (NYSUT) Regional Staff Director here in Western New York. Cantafio, who is well-known across the area’s Labor Movement, previously served as President of the West Seneca Teachers Association. He is also only a handful of Labor more»

$297,000 In New Funding Awarded To Construction Industry Pre-Apprenticeship Program In Eastern Pennsylvania To Prepare Workers To Go Into The Unionized Building Trades

Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA) - Governor Tom Wolf’s investment in the Commonwealth’s strong workforce continues with the announcement of $297,000 in new funding for the Construction Apprentice Preparatory Program (CAPP) to prepare nearly 100 Apprentices for acceptance into any of the Construction Industry Trades. “There’s a need for more»

“We Were Fed Up With The Company’s ‘Our-Way-Or-The-Highway’ Mentality” - Republic Services Workers In Phoenix Vote To Unionize With Teamsters Local 104

Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHOENIX, ARIZONA) – Teamsters Local 104 has announced 113 Waste Workers employed at Republic Services in Phoenix have voted to Unionize with the Teamsters in order to address years of concerns on the job as they seek higher pay, affordable health care and better working conditions. “For too long, we have been underpaid, overworked and more»

Teachers In Two Massachusetts Cities Strike, Reach New Contracts Due To Actions

Published on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 in National Labor News
Laura Clawson at The Daily Kos reports Teachers in Haverhill, Massachusetts went on Strike, defying a State Law banning Teachers and other Public Sector Workers from striking, and in the process incurred significant fines. But WHAV.net reports Haverhill Teachers have ratified a new contract with 99% in favor of the pact and that the Union will reimburse more»

Communications Workers Of America: ‘Big Federal Contractor Maximus Breaks Labor Law’

Published on Monday, October 24, 2022 in National Labor News
Press Associates at People’s World reports a top Federal contractor, Maximus, which runs call centers in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Bogalusa, Louisiana and elsewhere to handle customers of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act’s exchanges, repeatedly breaks Federal Labor Law while trying to fend off Workers at those two centers who want to more»

Labor Perspective From Wade Rathke, Chief Organizer At Acorn International For Unions: ‘The Ripple May Be As Powerful As The Wave’

Published on Monday, October 24, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
An interesting Labor Perspective from Wade Rathke, who serves as Chief Organizer at Acorn International, at ChiefOrganizer.com. Despite news of a second consecutive defeat by the Amazon Labor Union, in a 2-to-1 beat-down in Albany, New York - Rathke says Workers and organizers shouldn’t be discouraged: “I’m no Pollyanna, but I would argue more»

Nearly 100 1199 SEIU-Represented Workers Employed At Sodexo In Buffalo ‘Unanimously Ratify’ Three-Year Contract That Features ‘Significant’ Wages Increases, ‘A New 30-Year’ Wage Scale, ‘Additional’ Vacation Time & A Paid Holiday

Published on Monday, October 24, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Nearly 100 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East-represented Workers at Sodexo in Buffalo have unanimously ratified a new three-year contract that features significant wages increases, a new 30-Year Wage Scale and additional vacation time, as well as a Paid Holiday, Union Officials announced. The more»

American Workers Are ‘Rediscovering The Power Of Going On Strike’ - Most Americans' Wages ‘Stagnated As Unions Lost Power, But Now Unions Are Flexing Again & The Results Could Be Huge For Workers’

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
MSNBC Opinion Columnist Kate Bahn says dire headlines about inflation are masking one of the biggest economic shifts in the U.S. Labor Market: After decades of decline, the American Labor Movement is showing signs of revival. And while most Americans' wages stagnated as Unions lost power, Bahn says, Unions are now flexing again and the results could be more»

Lowe’s ‘Faces Organization Effort As Unionization Movement Spreads’

Published on Sunday, October 23, 2022 in National Labor News
Michael Sainato at The Guardian reports Lowe’s, the American Big Box Home Improvement Chain, is facing an effort to form the company’s first U.S. Union in New Orleans, Louisiana, where 172 Workers, under the banner of Lowe’s Workers United, recently filed a petition for a Union Election with the National Labor Relations Board. more»