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A Contract Dispute Between Union-Represented Artists & The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ‘Escalates’ - Dancers & State Managers Launch Letter-Writing Campaign ‘To Support Their Demand For A Fair & Equitable Contract’

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – A contract dispute has escalated between Union-represented Dancers and Stage Managers who are Members of the American Guild of Musical Artists (AGMA) and the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. With the current Collective Bargaining Agreement between the AGMA and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater having expired on July 1st (2022), more»

The WIRED ‘Union Prepares To Walk Out’ For Prime Day

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - After more than a year of bargaining, the WIRED Union says Conde Nast management is still unwilling to pay its Employees fairly and is refusing to engage with the Union on rights participation, and will not recognize its Product Reviewers as part of the Bargaining Unit. As a result, Union Representatives say the Union and its Membership more»

‘Thousands Of Irate’ Union-Represented Freight Train Engineers Are Either Voting On Or Getting Ready To Vote On Strike Authorizations Over The Freight Railroads’ ‘Refusal To Discuss Workers’ Needs & Demands’

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg of People’s World reports that more than 20,000 Union-Represented Rail Freight Engineers are irate over the freight railroads’ refusal to discuss Workers’ needs and demands, which may prompt the need to authorize a Strike. Read His Story 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»

Charlotte Observer News Staff Unionizes, Receives Voluntary Recognition - Workers Wanted To ‘Go Union’ For Newsroom Diversity, ‘To Secure Local’ News Jobs & For A ‘Renewed Commitment From Management For Retention & Recruitment’

Published on Sunday, July 3, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA) – The Newsroom Staff at The Charlotte Observer has Unionized and announced it has received voluntary recognition from management. Next up for the Charlotte Observer News Guild - negotiating a fair and comprehensive contract. For More On This Organizing Labor News Story, Go To: www.charlotteobservernewsguild.com/about-us more»

United Steelworkers International President Tom Conway ‘Leads Labor’s Push In Urging’ The Biden Administration ‘For Job-Protecting Tariffs To Remain’

Published on Friday, July 1, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) – United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway has sent the Biden Administration a letter, urging job-protecting tariffs remain in place on behalf of the Labor Advisory Committee for Trade Negotiations and Trade Policy, making the point that American Workers would clearly be affected if the tariffs were to be more»

A Group Of 40 Actors, Stunt Performers & Stable Hands Employed At A New Jersey Location Of - Get This, A Medieval-Themed Dinner Theater Show, Are Unionizing

Published on Friday, July 1, 2022 in National Labor News
(LYNDHURST, NEW JERSEY) – A group of 40 Actors, Stunt Performers and Stable Hands at the Lyndhurst, New Jersey location of Medieval Times, a medieval-themed dinner theater show, are seeking Unionization with the American Guild of Variety Artists (AGVA). The Workers are employed in Medieval Times’ Knights And Squires, Showcast and Stable more»

UUP President Fred Kowal On The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision To Limit The Environmental Protection Agency’s Ability To Fight Climate Change

Published on Friday, July 1, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – Frederick Kowal, who serves as President of United University Professions (UUP) - the largest Higher Education Union, with more than 42,000 Academic and Professional Faculty and Retirees, has released a statement on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to limit the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ability to fight more»

‘So, You Want To Build a Union’ - Here Are Some Expert Tips From Retired, 42-Year Veteran Union Leader Ralph Palladino: “Talk To Members And Find Ways To Get Them Involved. It Can Be Done!”

Published on Friday, July 1, 2022 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress Editor’s Note: Ralph Palladino is a retired 42-year veteran Union Leader from Clerical Administrative Local 1549 DC 37/American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) in New York City. For 21 years he served as Local 1549 Second Vice President, overseeing Political Action/Advocacy, Shop Steward Training and Internal more»

Film Forum Workers In NYC ‘Go Union’ With UAW Local 2110

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) – In April, Film Forum Workers petitioned the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for an election to establish their Union with Technical, Office and Professional Union Local 2110/United Auto Workers (UAW), which represents Cultural and Educational Workers across New York and New England. IndieWire now reports the Film Forum Workers more»

‘Who’s To Blame For A Blood Shortage In The United States?’ Union-Represented Employees Say It’s The American Red Cross - Lack Of Staff, Low Pay & Failure To Negotiate A New Contract Cited As Factors

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in National Labor News
Amid alarms there is a national blood shortage, The Guardian reports on the problems facing the American Red Cross and its 3,000 Workers that a coalition of Unions represent. The American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME), the Communications Workers of America (CWA), the United Steelworkers (USW), and the Teamsters are some of more»

United Auto Workers President Ray Curry: “Fight Inflation By Stopping Price Gouging, Not Blaming Wages”

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) – United Auto Workers (UAW) President Ray Curry released the following statement regarding the fight against inflation and price gouging when it comes to the cost of a gallon of gas or what Americans purchase at their grocery stores: Every time we go to the gas station or supermarket, we are reminded that prices are on the rise as more»

New Jersey’s Laborers Local 55 ‘Takes Aim At Poverty, Offers Lifetime Career Course’ For Newark Residents Through A ‘Pathway To Apprenticeship’

Published on Thursday, June 30, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
InsiderNJ reports on Newark-based Laborers Local 55, which is taking aim at inter-generational poverty, by providing Newark residents with what the Union calls a Pathway to Apprenticeship. The Union recently launched a five-week Construction Trade Career Pathway Workshop in an attempt, InsiderNJ reports, to work to break through the disconnect between more»

CWA Local 1168 Works To Organize A ‘Unique Group’ Of Caregivers - 130 Veterinary Assistants, Technicians & Clerical Staff Get Ready To Vote For Union Representation

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured below, Mary Nowicki (on the left) and Maria VanCuren (on the right) will be voting in a Union Election to be held in mid-July that will impact a group of 130 Veterinary Technicians and Assistants and Clerical Workers employed at the Orchard Park Veterinary Medical Center, located just outside Buffalo. The more»

AT&T Wireless Workers ‘Win Substantial’ Wage Increases, Jobs Security & Privacy Commitments In New Contact - Deal Covers 13,000 Retail Workers, Customer Service Reps & Technicians In 36 States & The District Of Columbia

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in National Labor News
After six months of negotiations, Communication Workers of America (CWA)-represented Wireless Workers at AT&T have reached a tentative contract agreement that raises base wages, includes adjustments for inflation, limits mandatory overtime, curtails the outsourcing of jobs to third-party authorized retailers, and adds privacy protections for Call Center more»

Transport Unions ‘Get Action In Albany After A Spike In Workplace Assaults’

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Just several weeks after Transit Agency top management and Union Leaders wrote urging Albany to address the dramatic spike in violent assaults on transit Workers with stiffer penalties and a broader definition of protected Workers, New York State Governor Kathy Hochul has signed legislation to do just that. Under the legislation more»

Teamsters Say New Biden Administration Guidelines ‘Should Prioritize’ Union Jobs

Published on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Biden Administration has released a new set of principles for companies seeking Federal funding that’s expected to make good-paying jobs available to more Workers while dismantling corporate-friendly roadblocks that discourage Workers from joining Unions. The U.S. Departments of Labor and Commerce announced the new framework more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Workers Employed At Buffalo’s BryLin Hospital Ratify A New Three-Year Agreement That Includes Wage Increases & An Increase In Shift Differential Pay

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers East-represented Workers employed at BryLin Hospital in Buffalo - an in-patient facility that provides treatment for mental health and substance abuse issues for adolescents and adults, have ratified a new three-year contract that includes wage increases more»

Apple Store Workers Vote To ‘Go Union’ Becoming ‘The First Of The Tech Giant’s U.S. Retail Stores To Do So’

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The Washington Post reports Apple workers in the Baltimore area have voted to Go Union, becoming the first of the Tech Giant’s U.S. Retail Stores to do so. To Read The Post’s Story, Go To: www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2022/06/18/apple-union-vote/

Ritz-Carlton Hotel Workers In Half Moon Bay, California Vote To Unionize With Unite Here

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: A majority of Employees at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Half Moon Bay, California have voted to join Unite Here, a Union representing Hotel and Restaurant Employees. To Read This Organizing Labor News Story From The Half Moon Bay Review, Go To: more»

In St. Thomas, Virgin Islands, The 2022 Marine Apprenticeship Program ‘Sets Sail’ With 12 Graduates

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: The Virgin Islands Daily News reports the Marine Rebuild Fund is boosting employment opportunities in the Marine Industry by creating Captains Training Programs. Recently, 12 students received their certificates from the Virgin Islands Professional Charter Association’s Marine Apprenticeship Program. To Read more»

Unite Here ‘Launches Redesigned’ Booking Site: FairHotel - ‘Makes Clear The Labor Status Of Hotels & Casinos So Travelers Can Avoid’ Picket Lines & Strikes

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - On June 15th, Hotel Casino Workers in Atlantic City voted to Strike for a raise and safe workloads. With more than a million vacationers headed there this Summer, the Hotel Workers’ Union Unite Here has announced the launch of a redesigned booking site called FairHotel that makes clear the Labor status of hotels and casinos so more»

Incoming ATU 1181-1061 Head Backs ‘School Bus Bill of Rights,’ Calls For Job Protections

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - With Michael Cordiello retiring after 13 years as President of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1181-1061, his successor - Recording Secretary Tomas Fret, says restoring job protections for New York City School-Bus Drivers is “absolutely” a priority. “We are in support of the School Bus Bill of Rights,” Fret, more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor Cites Two Contractors After Electrician Preparing Job Bid ‘Suffers Fatal Fall’ At Caterpillar’s Mapleton Foundry In Illinois

Published on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Federal Workplace Safety Inspectors investigating the fatal fall of a 50-year-old Journeyman Electrician at Caterpillar’s Mapleton foundry in Peoria, Illinois have determined that the lead contractor and a nested Caterpillar Electrical Contractor exposed Workers to fall hazards. The U.S. Department of Labor’s (USDOL) more»

"We Didn’t Sign Up To Die" - Transit Workers ‘Sound The Alarm’ Over Rising Violence

Published on Monday, June 27, 2022 in New York City Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: “We didn’t sign up to die on these jobs,” said John Costa, the International President of the Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), which represents more than 200,000 Transit Workers in the U.S. and Canada. To Read The Guardians’ Labor News Story, Headlined: ‘We Didn’t Sign Up To more»

Railroad Bosses’ ‘Profit-Making Tactics Lower Safety Standards, Raise Dangers’

Published on Monday, June 27, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: To Read This Labor News Report Written By Mark Gruenberg At People’s World, Go To: https://www.peoplesworld.org/article/railroad-bosses-profit-making-tactics-lower-safety-standards-raise-dangers/

“We’re Here, We’re Queer, And We’re Union”

Published on Monday, June 27, 2022 in National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: This Labor Column was authored by Dan Gabor, the leader of the AFL-CIO’s Professional Staff, represented by the Washington-Baltimore News Guild (The NewsGuild (TNG)-Communications Workers of America (CWA) 32035). Elected unanimously in August 2018 as the first openly Gay Leader of the Staff Union, Gabor hopes to more»

Governor Hochul Announces A ‘Modernization Milestone’ For The New York State Department Of Labor

Published on Monday, June 27, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the New York State Department of Labor (NYSDOL) is halfway through its four-year strategic modernization plan, an ongoing effort that will reduce call volume, enhance customer experience, and swiftly connect New Yorkers to Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefits. The NYSDOL is currently collaborating more»

Labor’s ‘Reaction’ To The Supreme Court ‘Overturning’ Roe V. Wade - The National AFL-CIO ‘Affirms the Right of Everyone to Make Their Own Health Care Decisions’

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler has released the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade: (The) decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade is a devastating blow to Working Women and families across this country. We strongly believe that everyone should have control more»

1199 SEIU & United University Professions React To The U.S. Supreme Court’s Decision To Overturn Roe V. Wade

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Leadership at 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East and United University Professions (UUP) have both released statement on the Supreme Court Overturning Roe v. Wade, which guaranteed the Constitutional Right to an abortion in the United States. George Gresham, President of 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, the more»

Sinai Postdocs Vote ‘Union Yes’ For United Auto Workers Representation – ‘Successful Vote Is Latest Victory In Growing Academic Union Movement’

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - Postdoctoral Researchers at the Icahn Mount Sinai School of Medicine have voted 317-to-37 (89.5%) to choose Sinai Postdoctoral Organizing Committee-United Auto Workers (SPOC-UAW) as their Union and Bargaining Representative, according to ballots tallied by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The new Unit, which is only the second more»

Next Up On UUP’s ‘The Voice’ Podcast: Discussing Systemic Racism In Buffalo In The Aftermath Of The May 14th Massacre In A Mostly Black Neighborhood That Took Place On The City’s East Side That Left 10 Dead & Three Wounded

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
Buffalo’s Michigan Street Baptist Church was a sanctuary for fugitive slaves as they made their way to Canada - and freedom - on the Underground Railroad. Harriet Tubman, herself enslaved, became known as the Conductor of the Underground Railroad for leading fugitives from the church - built by African Americans in 1845 - across a suspension bridge more»

A ‘Unique Partnership’ Between The IBEW & A Community College In Ohio ‘Allows Apprentices To Finish A Five-Year Apprenticeship Program & Earn An Associate Degree - At The Same Time’

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: You Can Read About This Unique Partnership Involving International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 246 & Eastern Gateway Community College In Steubenville, Ohio At: https://www.weirtondailytimes.com/news/business/2022/06/ibew-apprentices-obtain-their-degrees-from-eastern-gateway/

Labor Book Review: Veteran Female Firefighter ‘Takes Readers Inside’ The Firehouse In ‘The Fire She Fights’

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress Editor’s Note: Jane LaTour is the Author of Sisters in the Brotherhoods: Working Women Organizing for Equality in New York City, which includes a chapter: Double Vision: Breaking Down Doors at the Fire Department. The aforementioned Captain Brenda Berkman’s photo graces the cover of Jane’s book. LaTour, former Editor of Work more»

Unionization ‘Responses Show The Sector’s Now The Man’ - Big Tech's Responses To Unionization Campaigns ‘Shows It's No Longer The Young, Cool Upstart’

Published on Sunday, June 26, 2022 in National Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: TechHQ reports how Unions are springing up in the Tech Sector, but not without significant resistance. TechHQ takes a look at why the sector is so resistant to Unionization. Click here to read the TechHQ Labor News Story: https://techhq.com/2022/06/unions-tech-giants-resistance-business-insight-unionized-labor/

AFSCME President Saunders, Labor Leaders & Lawmakers ‘Push’ President Biden For Student Debt Relief

Published on Friday, June 24, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
AFSCME Editor’s Note: Pictured above, American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Lee Saunders speaks at a student debt roundtable. (Photo credit: Natalia Pérez Santos) (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Student debt is crushing Working Families with more than 43 million people carrying an average of nearly $30,000 more»

NYSUT’s Safe Schools For All Task Force: ‘We Must Act - And Act Quickly - To Address This Current And Escalating Crisis Of Safety In Our Schools’

Published on Friday, June 24, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Our schools should be sanctuaries for learning, but sadly, violent episodes are commonplace in classrooms across the country. To compound this issue, the scourge of mass shootings continues to infiltrate our schools. That’s why Educators must push our leaders to take action on behalf of our schools and communities. Part of more»

IBEW President Stephenson ‘Applauds’ Biden Administration’s New, First-Of-Its-Kind Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership That Will “Foster A Strong, U.S.-Based Supply Chain For Offshore Wind, Supported By Good Union Jobs”

Published on Friday, June 24, 2022 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) President Lonnie Stephenson is applauding the Biden Administration’s new, first-of-its-kind Federal-State Offshore Wind Partnership “that will foster a strong, U.S.-Based supply chain for offshore wind, supported by good Union jobs.” Stephenson said: “The more»

Now In Its 38th Year, ‘One Constant Continues To Stand Out’ At The Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Labor Council’s Annual Harry S. Jordan Scholarship Awards Ceremony…

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, the Executive Board of the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council poses with the 2022 recipients of the Council’s annual Harry S. Jordan Scholarships. Three chosen graduating high school seniors, whose parents work in Union-represented jobs, received their awards earlier this month inside more»

Union Leadership ‘Applauds’ Starting Salary Increases For United University Professions-Represented State Lifeguards

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - United University Professions (UUP), the Nation’s largest Higher Education Union, is welcoming Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement that establishes fair starting salaries for UUP-represented State Lifeguards (Pictured Above/NYS Parks & Recreation Photo). Starting pay rates for Lifeguards at Upstate facilities will more»

The U.S. Labor Department Announces Alliance With The Kansas City Electrical Apprenticeship and Training Committee To Promote Workplace Safety - OSHA, The IBEW & NECA Join In Signing Safety Training Alliance

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI) - Recognizing the need for developing safe electrical work practices at the start of a career, the Kansas City Electrical Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee - a Training Apprenticeship Program for Electricians - has signed an alliance with the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration more»

Berkeley, California REI Workers Seek Union Representation With The UFCW

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA) - Berkeley’s REI store could become the second Unionized location of the Outdoor Retailer. Workers at the San Pablo Avenue store have sent a letter to management asking the company to voluntarily recognize their effort to seek representation through Hayward’s United Food and Commercial Workers UFCW) Local 5. They also more»

The United Steelworkers: ‘Sharing Our Fred Redmond With The World’

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In a moving moment, the United Steelworkers (USW) International President Tom Conway formally nominated the USW’s former Vice President Fred Redmond (Pictured Above/National AFL-CIO Screen Grab) as Secretary-Treasurer of the National AFL-CIO, making Redmond the highest-ranking Black American Labor Leader ever. Redmond will lead more»

“Local News Is Being Murdered By Wall Street. The Attempted Takeover Of TEGNA Is Just The Latest Example” - Media Unions Tell The FCC ‘To Reject Local News Takeover’

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The NewsGuild (TNG)-Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians (NABET)-CWA have petitioned the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to reject the attempted takeover of TEGNA by Hedge Fund Standard General and Private Equity Firm Apollo Global Management. “Local more»

Labor Perspective From IUOE Local 94 Member & Well-Being/Mental Health First Aid Instructor Ben Kimmel: Treating Workers for PTSD ‘Might Encourage Many to Return to the Office’

Published on Thursday, June 23, 2022 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress Editor’s Note: Ben Kimmel is a Member of the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 94, as well as an Author, a Writer on www.thewrittenaddiction.com, a Mental Health First Aid Instructor, a Well-Being and DEI Content Provider, a Certified Addiction and Recovery Coach, a Certified Professional Life Coach, and a Peer and more»

NLRB Region 3-Buffalo Files in Federal Court Seeking Nationwide Cease & Desist Order Against Starbucks - Also Seeks Reinstatement for Seven Workers & A Bargaining Order

Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Region 3-Buffalo Regional Director Linda M. Leslie has petitioned in United States District Court for injunctive relief for seven former Starbucks Employees in Buffalo who were unlawfully fired for exercising their right to form a Union. Section 10(j) of the National Labor Relations Act more»

IATSE-Represented Fox 5 Broadcast Workers Ratify New Deal - ‘Marking The End Of More Than A Decade Of Negotiations Between The Media Giant & The Union’

Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE) Locals 794 and 819-represented Broadcast Workers employed at Fox 5 New York (WNYW), My 9 New Jersey (WWOR), Fox 5 DC (WTTG), and Fox 5 Plus (WDCA) have voted to ratify a new three-year agreement with Fox Television Stations, LLC that marks the end of over a decade of negotiations more»

OPEIU-Represented Kickstarter Workers Ratify First-Ever Contract

Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU) is heralding the ratification of Kickstarter United’s first-ever Collective Bargaining Agreement. As per OPEIU: Members of Kickstarter United (KSRU), the first Union in the U.S. to win wall-to-wall recognition at a Tech Company, voted overwhelmingly to ratify their more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor Announces An $11.7 Million Funding Availability Of Susan Harwood Training Grants For Workplace Safety & Health Hazards Training

Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has announced a funding opportunity for $11.7 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to support the delivery of training and education to help Workers and employers identify and prevent workplace safety and health hazards. Administered by the USDOL's Occupational Safety and Health Administration more»

National AFL-CIO: Supporting The PRO Act ‘Is A Litmus Test For Politicians Wanting Organized Labor’s Backing’

Published on Wednesday, June 22, 2022 in National Labor News
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) - It was buried at the bottom of a long resolution detailing the need to rewrite and strengthen U.S. Labor Laws, making them Pro-Worker again, but the National AFL-CIO has reiterated that candidates’ support for the Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act shall be a litmus test - though it didn’t use those words - more»