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‘By Being There For Our Children And Allowing Us To Focus On Our Own Jobs, They Help Support Our Country’s Entire Economy’ - How Child Care Providers ‘Are Finding Their Union Voice’

Published on Friday, December 17, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
They’re our children’s second family. Child Care Providers play an indispensable role in our children’s lives. At day care centers, preschools and in-home or family day cares, they educate our kids from the time they are only a few weeks old until the age of five, preparing them for kindergarten and helping them become well-socialized more»

New Economic Policy Institute Report Shows ‘High’ Unionization Levels ‘Are Associated With Greater’ Economic, Personal & Democratic Well-Being

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A new Economic Policy Institute (EPI) report documents the correlation between higher levels of Unionization and a range of economic, personal and Democratic well-being measures. In the same way Unions give Workers a voice at work, with a direct impact on wages and working conditions, Unions also give workers a voice in shaping their more»

Fired Fuel Terminal Strikers Feel ‘Disposable’ As Christmas Nears, ‘Turn up Pressure on Billionaire Owner In Order To Finally Settle Contract’

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - During the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic, André Soleyn and his Co-Workers at United Metro Energy Corporation (UMEC) Fuel Terminal in Brooklyn were celebrated as Essential Front Line Heroes. Now, eight months into their Strike for a fair contract, and less than two weeks before Christmas, the 55-year-old married father of more»

"It's Like We Added An Entirely New State Or A Province Of Brothers And Sisters" - Puerto Rican Utility Workers Choose To Merge With The IBEW

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PUERTO RICO) - The 650 Members of an independent Union representing Puerto Rico's Utility Workers have merged with Orlando, Florida International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 222, giving the IBEW a permanent presence on the island for the first time in decades. The merger brought all the Workers of the new National Utility Operator, LUMA more»

From Recruitment & Retention To Leadership & Visibility, IBEW Sisters In Wisconsin ‘Come Together to Build Solidarity’

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(ACROSS THE STATE OF WISCONSIN) - All across the State of Wisconsin, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Women are coming together in important ways - from recruitment and retention to leadership and visibility, and ultimately making the IBEW stronger for it. "I'm just thrilled to see all of these amazing Women gathering their boots more»

‘Reaping The Rewards Of Union Representation’ - A ‘Strong’ Union Helps A CSEA Member ‘Get His Job Back’

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(LONG BEACH, NEW YORK) – Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) City of Long Beach Unit Member Norman Wilson is proof positive that if you exercise some patience and trust CSEA, you will reap the rewards of Union Representation. CSEA City of Long Beach Unit President John Mooney and Unit Activists worked together for two years to get more»

National AFL-CIO President Shuler, United Mine Workers President Roberts & U.S. Senator Warren Say ‘Private Hedge Funds Destroy Workers And Companies’

Published on Thursday, December 16, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Continuing a decades-long record of predatory financial sector capitalism, multi-billion-dollar hedge funds, accountable only to their secret investors, swoop in to devour companies, devastate Workers, destroy jobs, and then escape with the profits. So say, in so many words, National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, United Mine Workers more»

As The Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent ‘Pushes For Raises Of As Much As 40% For Administrators & Non-Union’ Employees, IUOE Local 17 Instead ‘Turns The Focus To The Schools’ “Suffering And Extremely Low Paid/Essential” Custodians

Published on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, on the right, West Hertel Academy Custodian Bob Harrell, who has not had a raise in nearly 12 years and makes just $12.17 an hour, less than the present $12.50 New York State Minimum Wage. Standing next to him is International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 17 Business Manager Gary Swain. more»

Parade Of ‘Hurting People Prods Lawmakers To Pass’ Build Back Better

Published on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - One by one, advocating ending income inequality, strengthening and restoring voting rights, cutting military spending, extending the Child Care Tax Credit, raising the Minimum Wage, and more, a parade of people hurting from exploitation by corporations, the economic elite, and their political allies, took a hand-held microphone in more»

The ‘Worker Revolt Comes To A Dollar General In Connecticut’

Published on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in National Labor News
(WINSTED, CONNECTICUT) - The afternoon Shift Workers at Dollar General No. 18060 had listened with growing panic as an executive accused their store manager of stealing. They could hear the yelling and threats in the back office, a scene that had shaken all of them - especially Shellie Parsons. In a life marked by poverty, addiction and physical abuse, more»

United University Professions ‘Urges’ State Leaders ‘To Revitalize SUNY Hospitals - Union Calls For Investment In Hospitals ‘After More Than A Decade Of Underfunding’

Published on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK) - United University Professions (UUP), the Nation’s Largest Higher Education Union, is urging New York State leaders to reinvest in State University of New York (SUNY) Hospitals, which have played an integral role in responding to and maintaining the health and safety of New Yorkers throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic. During a news more»

High School Students Tour IBEW Local 43 ‘As Part Of New’ Curricular Trades Course

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(PULASKI, NEW YORK) - Fourteen Pulaski Academy and Central School District (PACS) high school students visited International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 43 recently as part of the district’s new Curricular Trades Course. IBEW Local 43 Organizer Brian Sturges took students through a hands-on look at a day in the life of an IBEW more»

Teamsters Win $1.3M Class Action Lawsuit Against UPS - 6,000 Workers To Benefit

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Teamsters Local 804 has won a Class Action Lawsuit resulting in a $1.3 million dollar judgment against UPS, the world’s largest Package Delivery Company that was accused of illegally deducting money from Employees’ paychecks in order to contribute to the United Way charity. Approximately 6,000 UPS Workers around New York City more»

“If You Leave, You’re More Than Likely To Be Fired” - Factory Workers ‘Threatened With Firing If They Left Before Tornado,’ Employees Say

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in National Labor News
(MAYFIELD, KENTUCKY) - As a catastrophic tornado approached this city on Friday (December 10th), Employees of a candle factory - which would later be destroyed - heard the warning sirens and wanted to leave the building, but at least four Workers told NBC News that supervisors warned Employees they would be fired if they left their shifts early. For hours, more»

Well, Here We Go! - Boston Starbucks ‘Push To Unionize’ After Organizing Win In Buffalo

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) - Employees at two Boston-area Starbucks locations filed paperwork to Unionize Monday (December 14th), just days after Employees of the chain in Buffalo, New York became the first in the country to form one of their own. Organizers are hoping the call to Unionize in the Boston-area will encourage all local Starbucks employees to more»

Amazon ‘Preparing Its Next Offensive, But It Can’t Bust Unions Forever’

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) just ruled that a historic Union vote among Amazon Warehouse Workers in Bessemer, Alabama was not valid. The highly-publicized vote resulted in a resounding defeat for the Union in March 2021, with more than 70% of those voting choosing against Union Membership. Afterward, the Union accused more»

New York Building Trades Leader ‘Praises’ Governor Hochul Announced Plan To Build A ‘World-Class’ $9.5 Billion International Terminal At JFK Airport

Published on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – Governor Kathy Hochul announced the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey has reached a revised agreement with The New Terminal One (NTO) - a consortium of financial sponsors - to build a new 2.4 million-square-foot, state-of-the-art international terminal that will anchor the south side of John F. Kennedy International Airport. more»

Fired For Being Unvaccinated In New York City? ‘Don’t Count On Unemployment Benefits.’

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - According to the New York State Department of Labor, if an Employee is fired for not following company policy, he or she is, in most cases, ineligible to receive Unemployment Benefits. But, what if the termination is the result of a Worker’s resistance to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recently announced private sector more»

Daily Beast Reports Fox News Probed By New York State Labor Department Over Ex-Host’s Gender Discrimination & Retaliation Claims

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New York State Department of Labor is investigating Fox News over gender discrimination and retaliation complaints made by former host Melissa Francis, who exited the Conservative Cable Network last year amid a pay dispute, The Daily Beast has learned. “Ms. Francis filed a charge with the New York State Department of Labor more»

A TikToker Said He ‘Wrote Code To Flood’ Kellogg With 'Bogus' Job Applications ‘After The Company Announced It Would Permanently Replace’ Striking Workers

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021 in National Labor News
An Activist on TikTok posted code on-line meant to flood the Kellogg website with fake job applications - in protest against the company's decision to permanently replace striking Workers. Kellogg announced last week that it would replace almost 1,400 Unionized Workers after the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers, and Grain Millers (BCTGM) Union more»

After An Increase In Assaults, Flight Attendants & Their Unions Says “Enough Is Enough”

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
A year and a half into the global Coronavirus Pandemic, and with the Omicron variant lurking and holiday travel looming, many Flight Attendants say they've reached their breaking point with unruly passengers, many of whom still refuse to respect mask mandates. "My job is not to manage you, the one passenger that constantly needs to be reminded to put more»

Merry Christmas From DuPont! - Tonawanda Plant Management Plays ‘Grinch,’ Wants Their ‘Essential Employees’ To ‘Take A Major Pay Cut That Could See’ Yearly Salaries For USW-Represented Workers ‘Decline By As Much As $15,000’

Published on Monday, December 13, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, (on the left) Mike Werner, a Sergeant-of-Arms with United Steelworkers (USW) Local 6992 who’s worked at DuPont’s Tonawanda Plant for six years as a Process Specialist, stands next to Leo Sperduti, a Maintenance Mechanic at the DuPont Plant who also serves as Financial Secretary for USW Local more»

Is Your AT&T Store ‘Naughty Or Nice? - ‘Not All Stores Are Alike,’ Say CWA Reps, Who Hold Weekend Protest Outside AT&T Retail Stores ‘That Were Once Union-Represented, But Are Now Operated By Large, Third Party Dealers’

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, CWA Representatives Colleen Brennan (on the left) and Pat Carcaci hold up one of the CWA’s Is Your AT&T Store Naughty Or Nice? filers outside a company retail store in the Niagara County City of Lockport on Saturday (December 11th). The Union held actions across CWA District One over the more»

“Understaffing Is Not The Result Of The Nursing Shortage, But The Cause Of It” - National Nurses United-Represented Nurses ‘Urge’ The Federal Government ‘To Address Unsafe’ Hospital Staffing Crisis

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A New report on Registered Nurse (RN) staffing explains decades of bad hospital practices and recommends multiple legislative and regulatory solutions “Understaffing is not the result of the nursing shortage, but the cause of it,” National Nurses United (NNU) President Zenei Triunfo-Cortez, an RN herself, told Congressional more»

“It’s A Great Day For Workers” - The State Of Maryland Expands Collective Bargaining Rights To More Than 2,000 Community College Workers

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in National Labor News
(ANNAPOLIS, MARYLAND) - In a victory for more than 2,000 Workers at Maryland’s 16 community colleges, the State Legislature has overridden Governor Larry Hogan’s veto of a Bill that would grant them Collective Bargaining Rights. The Bill (SB 746) had been approved by the Legislature in the Spring, but was vetoed by Hogan. By votes of 32-to-15 more»

Kendra Liinamaa - A ‘Petite’ Millwright ‘With Big’ Skills

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
When I was kid, I honestly dreamed of being everything. But even when I imagined what I'd become one day and how I'd get there, I thought I’d be fighting an uphill battle my whole life. Every job I thought of didn't seem like something that could keep my interest or set me up for success. I thought about pursuing psychology, graphic design, more»

Big Cartel Workers Union Becomes ‘The First Tech Union In A Right-To-Work State’

Published on Sunday, December 12, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH) - Tech Workers at Big Cartel, an E-Commerce Company based in Salt Lake City, Utah, won voluntary recognition of their Union - Local 1010 of the Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU), making the Big Cartel Workers Union the first Tech Union in a Right-to-Work State. The OPEIU represents more than 103,000 more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Nursing Home Workers Employed At The Schofield Residence In Suburban Buffalo Win A New Two-Year Contract That Includes 18% Wage Increases

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(KENMORE, NEW YORK) - More than 80 Health Care Workers represented by 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers East at the Schofield Residence in the Buffalo Suburb of Kenmore are celebrating a big contract victory this Holiday Season. Schofield Residence is a 120-bed Skilled Nursing Facility that’s been providing more»

‘Reinvest In SUNY’ - United University Professions ‘Calls On State Leaders To Restore Opportunity To New York By Fully Funding’ SUNY Programs

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - United University Professions (UUP), the Nation’s largest Higher Education Union, is urging State Leaders to fully fund the State University of New York (SUNY) Public Higher Education System and restoring opportunity and badly needed funds after years of chronic underfunding. During an event held at SUNY Buffalo State College more»

Student Workers’ Strike At Columbia University Enters Sixth Week

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - More than 100 striking Graduate Student Workers and supporters circled through the gates of Columbia University earlier this week, chanting: “Picket line means don’t cross” to the beat of a quartet of drummers. The same message was chalked on the sidewalk, behind a large inflatable effigy of a fat cat choking a Worker, more»

The American Federation Of Teachers ‘Takes Lead On Push To Increase’ State & Local Tax Deduction

Published on Friday, December 10, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - With Democratic President Joe Biden’s Build Back Better Act still hung up in the Senate, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) took the lead in pushing one element: A larger itemized personal income tax deduction for State and Local Tax (SALT) payments. “We’re fighting for it,” AFT President Randi Weingarten more»

Today’s The Day - Baristas In Buffalo ‘Are Poised To Unionize’ At Starbucks

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Baristas with Starbucks Workers United’s Organizing Committee are cautiously optimistic one or more stores will soon become the first of the corporation’s locations to Unionize in the United States. Results are expected today (Thursday, December 9th) for three of six Starbucks stores in the Buffalo area that had filed for more»

From Our Friends On The Canadian Side: ‘Starting Them Young’ - High School Students ‘Could Be Fully Trained Plumbers & Electricians By Age 20’

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WINDSOR, ONTARIO/CANADA) - Windsor-Essex Electricians and Plumbers could be fully qualified to work by the time they are 20 years old - that's if they take advantage of an expanding Skilled Trades Program on which the Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board and St. Clair College have been collaborating. "I was doing work around the house with my Mom more»

Stockroom Workers At Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery In The State Of Washington Join Teamsters 117 - Sought Representation ‘Because They Wanted A Voice On The Job, Respect & The Benefits & Protections Of A Union Contract’

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(TUKWILA, WASHINGTON) – A group of 10 Stockroom Workers employed at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery are the newest Members of Teamsters Local 117. The Seattle-area Local Union was authorized as the Workers’ exclusive Bargaining Representative through a Card Check process conducted by an independent arbitrator on November 29th. The newly Unionized more»

U.S. Department Of Labor Finds Queens Contractor ‘Failed To Provide Lifesaving’ Fall Protection & Training To Employees At Brooklyn Worksite - Richmond Construction Incorporated Faces $374K In Penalties After Fatal Worker Fall

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY)– A Federal Workplace Safety Investigation has found a Queens construction contractor failed to provide and ensure the use of effective fall protection safeguards that would have prevented the death of a Worker who fell about 60 feet from a roof on May 27th (2021) during the demolition of a Brooklyn building. An investigation by the more»

The American Federation Of Government Employees ‘Outlines Its Priorities’ For Bargaining On Social Security Administration ‘Re-Entry’

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has listed its priorities for bargaining over the Social Security Administration’s (SSA) procedures for bringing more Employees back to the office on a more regular basis, including making sure “that the successful telework program is fully utilized.” The AFGE-SSA more»

A ‘Historic Win’ For The National Labor Movement: Starbucks Workers In Buffalo Unionize - “With A Union, We Now Have The Ability To Negotiate A Contract That Holds Starbucks Accountable To Be The Company We Know It Can Be”

Published on Thursday, December 9, 2021 in National Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – For the first time - ever, and after several past organizing campaigns failed, there is now a Unionized Starbucks’ Coffee Store in Buffalo, New York - a first for the company that used an array of Union-Busting tactics in an effort to stop the surge. On Thursday (December 9th), Starbucks’ Buffalo Partners voted to more»

Union-Represented Kellogg Workers Reject Contract - Strike Enters Third Month

Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in National Labor News
(BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN) - About 1,400 Workers at four Kellogg Cereal Plants remain on Strike after Members of the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union rejected a tentative agreement with the company. The Strike, which began on October 5th, will be prolonged after Members "overwhelmingly voted to reject the tentative more»

Postal Worker Unions Tell Congress ‘To Deliver Postal Reform Before’ Year’s End

Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Post Workers Unions are pushing Congress to approve comprehensive postal reform before the end of this year, but it appears that even the Democratic-run House isn’t listening. Instead, leaders have yet to schedule a debate and vote on the measure - HR3076, and referred it to two key committees, Ways and Means and Energy and more»

Start Elevator's Union-Busting’s Tactics ‘Exposed Live’ - On Facebook

Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(THE BRONX, NEW YORK) - Employees at Start Elevator in the Bronx are trying to organize with International Union of Elevator Constructors (IUEC) Local 1. Unsurprisingly, Start Elevator was quick to go after its own Employees by hiring Union-Buster Mike Penn, a partner at The Crossroad Group. Even though the company is holding captive audience meetings, more»

A Koch Brothers-Funded Group ‘Is Breaking Up’ New York’s Unionized Car Washes - Advocates ‘Fought Hard’ To Unionize Nine Car Washes, Now - Years Later, After Automation A& Industry Led Attacks, Just Two Shops Remain Unionized

Published on Wednesday, December 8, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - On April 24th, 2013, when their shifts were over, the Employees of Jomar Car Wash in Flushing, Queens, voted in favor of Unionizing with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU). They were mostly Undocumented Immigrants from Latin America and they had been forced to work 12-hour shifts, six days a week, without overtime more»

Western New York Labor ‘Welcomes One Of Their Own,’ U.S. Secretary Walsh Comes To Buffalo - Former Union Laborer & Boston Building Trades President ‘Touts Benefits Of What Will Come’ With New National Infrastructure Initiative

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured Above, U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh addresses Western New York Union Leaders during a mid-day luncheon that was held during his visit to Buffalo on Monday (December 6th). (WNYLaborToday.com Photos) (BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – New England Patriots fan and U.S. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh headed into more»

New Study Shows Union Construction Jobsites ‘Significantly Safer’ Than Non-Union Sites

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in National Labor News
(LA GRANGE, ILLINOIS) - A new study released by the Illinois Economic Policy Institute (ILEPI) - in conjunction with the Project for Middle Class Renewal (PMCR) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), finds Union construction jobsites are much safer than their Non-Union counterparts. The authors of the report analyzed data from almost more»

As Workers Within The Industry “Connect The Dots,” Labor Organizing’s ‘Next Frontier Is The Tech Industry,’ National AFL-CIO President Shuler Says

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Tech Sector is the next frontier For Labor Organizing and its Workers are starting to understand the collective power Unions have, National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler said at the Reuters Next Conference. Shuler said the Labor Federation - which comprises 56 affiliated Unions and 12.5 million Workers - wants to enable more more»

How Trucking ‘Became One of America's Worst’ Jobs - The Truck Driver Shortage ‘Doesn’t Exist And Saying There Is One Makes Conditions Worse For Drivers’

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
As the U.S. contends with supply-chain problems that could make holiday shopping harder, one explanation comes up again and again: The country doesn’t have enough Truckers. “The Biggest Kink in America’s Supply Chain: Not Enough Truckers,” a New York Times story reported. Where Are All the Truck Drivers? Shortage Adds to Delivery more»

Labor Perspective From IUOE Local 94’s Ben Kimmel: The Opioid Crisis Is ‘Devastating’ Working People - ‘We Need ‘New York City’s Overdose Prevention Centers

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in New York City Labor News
LaborPress.org 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, Certified Addiction and Recovery Coach, as well as a Certified Professional Life Coach and a more»

Richland Fred Meyer Grocery Store Employees ‘Go Union’ With The UFCW - An ‘Unprecedented Victory That Marks The First Time An Entire Grocery Store’s Staff Have Accomplished This Feat In Eastern Washington’

Published on Tuesday, December 7, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(RICHLAND, WASHINGTON) - Approximately 250 Workers at the Fred Meyer location in Richland have successfully voted to Unionize, an unprecedented victory that marks the first time an entire Grocery Store’s Staff have accomplished this feat in Eastern Washington. According to the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1439, which represents more»

“We All Made A Promise Two Decades Ago That We Would Never Forget” - Elected Officials Say The Biden Administration’s Build Back Better Act ‘Will Help Fund’ The World Trade Center Health Program

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Elected officials, First Responders and survivors of the September 11th, 2001 terrorist attacks say they made a promise to “never forget” the sacrifices made by thousands of men and women that day, and now they say the Federal Government’s Build Back Better Agenda will help them keep that promise. It’s been 20 more»

New York Nursing Home Strike Avoided With A Three-Year Labor Deal Reached Between 1199 SEIU & The Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – With the assistance of Governor Kathy Hochul, 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) has reached a new contract agreement with the Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association that will stave off a Strike at nursing homes in New York State. The agreement will run for three years, but specifics of the deal were more»

Judge ‘Orders Google To Disclose Secret Anti-Union’ Documents - NLRB Board Rules Google Must “Immediately” Produce ‘More Than 70 Subpoenaed Documents Related To Its Anti-Union’ Campaign

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021 in National Labor News
A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Judge ruled that Google must “immediately” produce more than 70 subpoenaed documents related to a secret Anti-Union campaign, known as code name “Project Vivian,” that Google ran to crush a Union drive at the company. The files include internal communications and strategy documents created in more»