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Governor Hochul ‘Touts’ The Efforts Of The New York State Wage Task Force, Which Has Recovered Millions Of Dollars In Wage Theft During Pandemic, Also Announces Creation Of A Wage Theft Hotline

Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Governor Kathy Hochul touted the recovery of $11 million in stolen wages by New York State during a news conference held in New York City. The Governor also announced the creation of a wage theft hotline. To Read Labor News Reports Of Governor Hochul’s News Conference, Go To: more»

Workers Employed At Verizon Wireless In Everett & Lynnwood In The State Of Washington Win Their Union Election, Affiliate With The CWA

Published on Tuesday, July 19, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(THE STATE OF WASHINGTON) - Workers employed at Verizon Wireless stores in Everett and Lynnwood, Washington have won their Union Election, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) has announced. The Workers, who have been organizing for months, remained united in their efforts to form a Union even in the face of aggressive Anti-Union tactics from the more»

Pennsylvania State Investment In Insulators Local 23Apprenticeship Program ‘Commended’ By State Senator Schwank: “Support Being Given To This Program Is A Meaningful Step In The Right Direction”

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(GRANVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA) – Pennsylvania State Senator Judy Schwank is commending Governor Tom Wolf’s Administration for investing $264,980 in a Union Apprenticeship Program that will serve 18 counties. The funding was awarded to the Insulators Local 23 Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee for a program aimed at growing the number of more»

The Biden Administration OKs Final Rule for Multi-Employer Pension Aid That Impacts More Than Two Million Workers

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Biden Administration has announced a final rule for a program intended to keep some 200 Multi-Employer Pension Funds solvent for the next 30 years and protect more than two million Workers from having their retirement benefits reduced. The rule, announced by the Federal Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation on July 6th, modifies the more»

Labor News Update: President Biden ‘Steps In To Help End’ Freight Railroad & Union Contract Disputes, Signs Executive Order Creating An Emergency Board To Help Resolve Disputes Between Major Freight Rail Carriers & Unions

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Greg Regan, President of the Transportation Trades Department (TTD) of the AFL-CIO, released the following statement in response to President Joe Biden’s Executive Order establishing a Presidential Emergency Board (PEB), which will delay any freight rail work stoppage or Strike for 60 days upon taking effect on Monday (July more»

Union Book Publisher Hardball Press ‘Looks To Help’ Young Starbucks Workers Learn About Labor Unions & How They Work - Publisher Tim Sheard Seeks Donations To Send Hundreds Of Books & Pamphlets To Newly-Unionized Baristas Across The U.S.

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in New York City Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Tim Sheard - the owner of Union Book Publisher Hardball Press and Little Heroes Press in New York City, was so impressed with the young Union Activists who are Unionizing Starbucks Stores across the United States that he wants to help them better understand Labor Unions and how to better utilize what more»

Why Union Construction Firms ‘Have Advantages’ Amid The Labor Shortage

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Employee Benefit News’ (EBN) Reporter Deanna Cuadra looks into why Union Construction Firms have advantages amid the current labor shortage the U.S. is dealing with. In her Labor News Story, Frank Manzo IV, the Executive Director of the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and Co-Author of a study conducted by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute and more»

Baltimore Museum Employees Unionize

Published on Sunday, July 17, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
ARTnews reports on Workers at the Baltimore Museum of Art voting to Unionize with the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME). To Read This Organizing Labor News Story, Go To: https://www.artnews.com/art-news/news/baltimore-museum-of-art-employees-unionize-amid-national-labor-movement-1234634303/

The International Association Of Machinists ‘Applauds’ The Confirmation Of Owen E. Herrnstadt To U.S. Export-Import Bank’s Board Of Directors, Calling Herrnstadt “An Invaluable Resource” To The IAM & Workers Worldwide

Published on Friday, July 15, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The International Association of Machinists (IAM) is applauding the confirmation of Owen E. Herrnstadt to the U.S. Export-Import Bank’s Board of Directors, calling Herrnstadt “an invaluable resource” to the IAM and Workers worldwide. Herrnstadt has more than 30 years of experience working with the Labor Movement more»

Monday Deadline For The White House To Make A Move Before 115,000 Railroad Workers Could Go Out On Strike, BLET President Says Membership Authorizes Strike, Should It Become Necessary To Secure A Contract “Worthy Of Their Consideration”

Published on Friday, July 15, 2022 in National Labor News
Via The Washington Post, The Associated Press reports the Biden Administration is facing a Monday (July 18th) deadline that involves a review of a contract dispute, which could mean 115,000 Railroad Workers hitting the Strike Line. To Read That Labor News Story, Go To: more»

WIRED Union Wins A First Contract After Strike Threat

Published on Friday, July 15, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The WIRED union, a unit of The NewsGuild of New York, which represents more than 55 workers at the Technology Magazine, HAS reached an agreement on a first contract with management. The culmination of nearly 14 months of bargaining, the agreement allows the company to avoid a planned strike on Amazon Prime Days, July 12th and 13th, two of more»

Rochester General Hospital Nurses Unionize

Published on Friday, July 15, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Nurses working at Rochester General Hospital have voted to Unionize. According to RochesterBeacon.com, their Union will be known as the Rochester Union of Nurses and Allied Professionals. To Read The RochesterBeacon.com’s Labor News Report, Go To: https://rochesterbeacon.com/2022/07/14/rgh-nurses-vote-to-unionize/ And For More On The Rochester more»

The BRAVE Act Aims to Get Vets Into Apprenticeships

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - U.S. Representative Donald Norcross of New Jersey knows the value of a Union Apprenticeship. Norcross - a member of International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Folsom, New Jersey Local 351, the only Union Electrician in Congress, has a Bill to help extend that opportunity to as many Veterans as possible. The Bringing more»

New CWA Local 1133 President Carrie Dilbert: Growing Up In A Union Family Taught Her To ‘Stand Up For The Underdog,’ Now The RN Heads A Union Of 2,000 Caregivers Who Won A High-Profile Contract Battle At South Buffalo’s Mercy Hospital

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, new Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1133 President Carrie Dilbert strikes a pose outside her Union’s Elk Street Headquarters in Buffalo. Speaking with WNYLaborToday.com, Dilbert - who said she learned the lessons of the Labor Movement while growing up in a Union Family, credited her more»

Pandemic-Related Health Concerns & A Tight Labor Market ‘Cited For Increased’ Union Organizing Efforts During The First Half Of 2022 - NLRB Says Unionization Drives ‘Jumped This Year To The Highest Level In Half A Dozen Years’

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Wall Street Journal Reporters David Harrison and Heather Haddon take a look at the growing number of U.S. workplaces where Workers are trying to Unionize. According to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Union Organizing efforts jumped this year to the highest level six years, a rise that reflects warming public attitudes toward Unions amid a strong more»

Amazon Union Push ‘Spreads It Wings’ After New York Success - Workers In North Carolina, Maryland & Kentucky Continue Their Bid To ‘Go Union’

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in National Labor News
Reporter Michael Sainato at The Guardian reports on Amazon Employees’ efforts to Unionize in the States of North Carolina, Maryland and Kentucky after finding success in Staten Island, New York. One Amazon Worker tells The Guardian: “We are treated like robots, as if we have batteries on our backs.” To Read The Labor News Story In The more»

‘What A Union Can Do For You’ - The Civil Service Employees Association ‘Helps Win Back Job’ For Member Who Was Fired For ‘Being A Woman’

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(SCHOHARIE, NEW YORK) - Antonia Triumpho was harassed, disrespected and then fired without notice. The reason? Being a Woman. Such was the findings of two New York State Courts after nearly four years of legal wrangling. But today, Triumpho is back at work because of her Union’s – the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), efforts. In more»

Verizon Wireless Retail Workers In Flint, Michigan Follow Their CWA Brothers & Sisters Out West, File For Union Elections

Published on Thursday, July 14, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(FLINT, MICHIGAN) - The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is continuing its efforts to organize non-represented Verizon Wireless Workers. It was announced that Verizon Workers at two Flint, Michigan stores are filing with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for Union Elections. The CWA says the Workers that are seeking to Unionize have faced more»

The Washington Post Reports Union-Represented Dodger Stadium Concession Workers Have Authorized A Strike Ahead Of Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game

Published on Wednesday, July 13, 2022 in National Labor News
The Washington Post reports Unite Here Local 1, which represents Concession Workers at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles where the Major League Baseball All-Star Game will be played on July 20th, has voted to authorize a Strike. The Workers are seeking a fair and new Union contract, according to The Post. To Read Reporter Cindy Boren’s Labor News Story, more»

Looking For A New Career? This May Be It: A U.S. Department Of Energy Report Finds Energy Jobs ‘Grew Faster Than Overall U.S. Employment In 2021’ - Annual Report Also ‘Shows Strength’ In Clean Energy Jobs

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
T&D World reports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released the 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER), a comprehensive study designed to track and understand employment trends across the energy sector and within key energy technologies. T&D World says the report covers 2021 and despite economic uncertainty, the analysis shows the more»

The Kate Mullany National Historic Site In Troy Embarks On An “Exciting New Project” - A National Trade Union Women’s Memorial ‘To Begin To Properly Recognize’ Trade Union Women Pioneers For Their Historic Leadership In The Labor Movement

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(TROY, NEW YORK) – Paul Cole, who serves as the Executive Director of the American Labor Studies Center (ALSC) and is former Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the New York State AFL-CIO, is always keeping himself busy - from championing the need for Labor History to be taught in our schools more»

‘In One Of The Largest Actions In Their Union’s WNY History,’ 1199 SEIU-Represented Caregivers Employed At Nine Area Nursing Homes Hold One-Day Strikes This Week ‘To Bring Attention To High Staff Turnover & The Need For Fair Wages’

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above and throughout this Labor News Report, 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East-represented Caregivers, who are employed at the Autumn View Health Care Facility in Hamburg, conduct a one-day Strike to call attention to the facility’s understaffing problems and low more»

‘New’ NLRB Outlook ‘Gives Unions A Fair Shake’

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - “Workers everywhere are looking for protections that only a Union can give them,” says International Association of Machinists (IAM) Midwest Territory General Vice President Steve Galloway. “Reaching a first contract is really the ultimate win of an organizing campaign.” Improving lives is at the heart of more»

‘Rampant Violations’ Of Workers’ Rights ‘Reveal Flaws’ Of H-2A Visa Program

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in National Labor News
Following on the largest human trafficking and visa fraud investigations in U.S. History, FarmWorkers Justice reports on the rampant violations of Workers’ Rights that make it clear the H-2A Program needs major reform and should not be expanded. To Read Their Report, Go To: more»

‘There Must Be Something In The Coffee Up In Buffalo’ - Eighth Area Starbucks Store Wins Its Union Election

Published on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – By a final tally of 11-to-1, Starbucks Workers employed at the company’s Transit Commons Store in the Buffalo area have voted to Unionize after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) counted the ballots - becoming the eighth store in the Buffalo Market to win their Union Election. Workers at the Starbucks Store had been more»

It’s A ‘First In The Nation For The U.S. Postal Service & It Happened Right Here In Western New York’ - NALC Branch 3 Letter Carrier & Military Vet Secures OK From the USPS For An Emotional Support Dog On His Daily Delivery Route

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Branch 3 Member Dwayne Jensen and his emotional support dog, Beau, deliver mail on one of his routes in the Cattaraugus County City of Olean. With the help of his Union, Jensen - a U.S. Army Gulf War Veteran who deals with PSTD (Post Traumatic Stress more»

Described As A ‘Tireless Champion Of Workers’ Rights Throughout His Life,’ AFSCME Mourns The Passing Of Former & Longtime President Gerald McEntee

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Gerald McEntee, the longtime President of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) - who led the Union to historic growth, positioning it as a voice for Working People and a force to be reckoned with in the Nation’s Civil Rights Movement, and who went toe to toe with U.S. Presidents in defense of more»

Report: 79% Of Video Game Workers ‘Support’ Unionizing

Published on Monday, July 11, 2022 in National Labor News
GAATIMES reports that in the Entertainment Industry, it can be argued that video games require the most work. For years there have been reports of the harsh working conditions faced by those who are employed in the Video Game Industry - in all departments. Now, Workers are looking for change, as evidenced by a recent UNI Global Union survey, which showed more»

Town Of Bethlehem Board In Albany County ‘Is Getting Involved’ In 1199 SEIU’s ‘Fight For Better Working Conditions’ At A Local Nursing Home

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in New York State Labor News
The Albany Times Union reports the Bethlehem Town Board in Albany County is getting involved in 1199 Service Employees International Union Healthcare Workers East’s fight for better working conditions at the Good Samaritan Nursing Home. To Read The Labor News Report Authored By Massarah Mikati, Go To: more»

Newark, New Jersey Graduates Lead The Laborers’ Pathway to Apprenticeship NJ

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
At Insider NJ: In their quest for a career in the Building Trades, the Laborers’ Pathways to Apprenticeship NJ has graduated its first class at the TREC Center in Newark’s South Ward. To Read This Apprenticeship And Training Labor News Story, Go To: https://www.insidernj.com/newark-graduates-lead-laborers-pathway-apprenticeship-nj/

“Starbucks Should Be Ashamed Of Its Conduct In Buffalo And All Over The Nation” - The NLRB Moves To Prosecute Starbucks For More Than 200 Alleged Violations Of Federal Labor Law

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - On Monday (July 11th), the Federal Government will begin prosecuting Starbucks for more than 200 alleged violations of Federal Labor Law committed in Buffalo and Western New York as part of the company’s Anti-Union efforts since August 2021. After a six-month investigation, Region 3 of the NLRB issued a sweeping complaint more»

President Biden Honors The Late Labor Icon - National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, With The Medal Of Freedom

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Last year, National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka passed away after a long and distinguished career of fighting on behalf of Workers across the country and throughout the world. Those of us who worked with him knew his commitment to the Labor Movement and will forever be thankful for his dedication to Working People. Now you add more»

“We Want All Women To Have Reproductive Rights To Control Our Own Bodies,” Says The President Of The Coalition For Labor Union Women, Which Plans To Bill Upcoming Voting Campaign As ‘Pro-Union, Pro-Choice”

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in National Labor News
Insider is reporting on the many protests that have occurred across the country over the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Roe V. Wade ruling, including the Coalition for Labor Union Women (CLUW), which describes itself as focused on the rights of Women in the workplace. CLUW plans to bill an upcoming voting campaign as "Pro-Union, Pro-Choice," its more»

“Our Compensation Doesn’t Reflect Our Education And Skills, Or Our Contributions To The Financial Success Of The Company” - HarperCollins Workers Authorize A Strike

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Union-represented Employees of HarperCollins Publishers have voted by 99% to authorize a Strike if the publisher does not agree to a fair contract. United Auto Workers Local 2110 represents more than Workers in the Editorial, Sales, Publicity, Design, Legal and Marketing Departments. The Union is bargaining for higher pay, improved more»

Flight Attendants At Eastern Airlines ‘Vote Overwhelmingly’ To Join The AFA-CWA

Published on Sunday, July 10, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Flight Attendants at Eastern Airlines have overwhelmingly voted to join the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA)-Communications Workers of America (CWA) in an election that has been certified by the National Mediation Board (NMB). “Eastern Flight Attendants have spoken loudly and clearly,” AFA International President Sara more»

Gallup Poll Shows Confidence In Organized Labor Stays Strong As Americans Lose Confidence In Many Major Institutions, Including The Supreme Court

Published on Friday, July 8, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Insider reports on a new Gallup Poll that shows Americans do not have much confidence in many major institutions, such as the Supreme Court. However, according to the poll, there’s been an outpouring of support for Organized Labor. To Read The Insider Labor News Story, Go To: more»

1199 SEIU Files Five Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against The For-Profit Nursing Home Operator McGuire Group As The Health Care Workers Union Readies To Conduct One-Day Strikes At 12 WNY Nursing Homes Next Week

Published on Friday, July 8, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has filed five Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming the for-profit Nursing Home Operator McGuire Group violated Federal Labor Laws. 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the largest Health Care Workers Union in America, more»

Illinois AFL-CIO Launches Workers Rights Amendment Drive

Published on Friday, July 8, 2022 in National Labor News
People’s World’s Bill Knight reports on the Illinois AFL-CIO launching a Workers Rights Amendment Drive. Read His Story At: https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/illinois-afl-cio-launches-workers-rights-amendment-drive/

New Contract ‘Embraces New Platforms, Extends’ The International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers’ ‘Long & Productive Relationship with CBS

Published on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in National Labor News
At least one thing has remained a constant for decades in the ever-changing Broadcasting Industry: The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers’ (IBEW) long and productive partnership with CBS. That relationship added another chapter earlier this year when 3,500 IBEW Technicians employed by the TV Network overwhelmingly approved a new more»

New York City ‘Boosts Pay to Help Attract More’ Lifeguards For Beaches & Pools

Published on Thursday, July 7, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Mayor Eric Adams and the Union that represents New York City’s Lifeguards have reached a deal that boosts their starting salary this year by almost 22% with a $1,000 retention bonus to be paid out in September. Last month, the City announced that “due to the national Lifeguard shortage” it was canceling a wide array of more»

‘Buffalo Teachers Deserve A Fair Contract’ - Union Starts Campaign To Educate The General Public & The Parents Of School Children ‘To The Wide Disparities In Pay That Impact The Retention & Hiring Of’ Public School Teachers In The City

Published on Wednesday, July 6, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – All you have to do is read the ad the Buffalo Teachers Federation is running to see how far behind Public School Teachers are when it comes to pay and how long it takes them to reach their maximum salary, as well as how far behind those Educators are when it comes to comparing salaries with Teachers employed in Suburban School more»

Nashville Building Trades President Erick Coons Says Trade Jobs ‘Are A Ticket To The Middle Class’

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Read what Nashville Building Trades President Erick Coons has to say about the many career opportunities that are there for young people in the Unionized Trades. Read WPLN’s Damon Mitchell’s story at https://wpln.org/post/nashville-union-leader-says-trade-jobs-are-a-ticket-to-the-middle-class/

CWA/1199 SEIU Agree To A Second Contract Extension With Buffalo’s Kaleida Heath - However, Union Reps Say In Social Media Posting That The Agreed-To Extension ‘Does Not Limit Ability Their Mobilize For Job Actions’

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1168 and 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East, two Unions that are negotiating a new contract covering a combined 8,000 Employees of the Kaleida Health System in Buffalo, have agreed to a second contract extension. However, Union Representatives said more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor Recovers $285,000 In Back Wages For 313 Workers Employed At Two Morton Poultry Processing Plants ‘That Denied Them Their Full’ Wages

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(MORTON, MISSISSIPPI) - Work in a poultry processing plant is hard. The hours are often long and the jobs expose Workers to serious safety and health hazards. In return for subjecting themselves to high noise levels, dangerous equipment, slippery floors, hazardous chemicals and biological dangers, and the common risks of musculoskeletal disorders, a more»

After Decades Of ‘Racist’ Exclusions, Advocates For Farm Workers ‘Renew Their Push’ For Overtime Pay

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in National Labor News
Students of U.S. Labor History know Farm Workers were written out of both the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in 1938, which established the minimum wage and overtime for U.S. Workers, as well as the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935, which codified Collective Bargaining Rights. Farm Workers have experienced continuous assaults on their more»

200 New York City Parks Department Jobs ‘Restored Following Union Action’

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The first person that Victoria Cooley, 34, a Seasonal Aid with the New York City Parks Department, called when she was told June 30th would be her last day was Joe Puleo, the President of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) District Council 37’s Local 983, which represents her and several thousand more»

As Grocery Stores ‘Struggle With Staffing’ & Unionization Efforts ‘Expand,’ Workers ‘Are Pushing Retailers For Better Conditions, But How The Dynamics Will Play Out Remains Far From Settled,’ Labor Experts Say

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in New York State Labor News
While Grocery Stores are struggling with staffing, Unionization efforts are expanding and Workers are pushing retailers for better conditions - but how the dynamics will play out remains far from settled, Labor experts say. Read GroceryDrive.com Reporter Sam Silverstein’s story at: more»

Production Workers Involved In The Animated TV Show 'The Simpsons' ‘Go Union’ With The Animation Guild - Also Gain Voluntary Recognition From 20th Television Animation

Published on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Production Workers involved in the animated TV show The Simpsons have Gone Union with the Animation Guild and have gained voluntary recognition from 20th Television Animation. Read NPR Reporter Andrew Limbong’s report at more»

U.S. Service Members Can Find Civilian Career Opportunities Through SkillBridge, A U.S. Defense Department Career Transition Program ‘That Connects Employment Opportunities Through’ Internships & Apprenticeships

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Separating Service Members who are preparing to enter the Civilian Workforce can use the U.S. Defense Department's (DOD) Career Transition Program, SkillBridge, to explore career opportunities through internships and Apprenticeships. SkillBridge is one DOD effort to help Service Members more successfully transition from military life more»

1199 SEIU Issues 10-Day Notices For One-Day Strikes At 12 Long-Term Care Facilities Across WNY - Workers Cite Low Wages & More Than 50% Staff Turnover, Demand Operators Invest In Recruitment & Retention To Improve Staffing & Resident Care

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - More than 1,200 Long-Term Caregivers at 12 for-profit nursing homes across Western New York whose Union contracts all expired will hold one-day strikes in demand for fair wages. This month, 98.6% of the Workers who are employed in the 12 facilities, who are represented by 1199 Service Employees International United (SEIU) Healthcare more»