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The U.S. Labor Department ‘Issues Final Rule Requiring’ Federal Contractors To Pay $15 Minimum Wage, A Ruling ‘That’s Expected To Impact’ 327,300 Workers

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Biden Administration announced its final rule directing Federal Contractors to pay their Workers a $15 Minimum Wage starting next year. The rule, promulgated by the U.S. Labor Department, follows a directive from President Joe Biden issued shortly after Inauguration Day and builds on a prior Obama-era regulation. After issuing a more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Caregivers Employed At The Weinberg Campus In Suburban Buffalo Are ‘Fed Up’ Working Short Staffed, Issue Picket Notice To Management

Published on Monday, December 6, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(GETZVILLE, NEW YORK) - Dozens of 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East-represented Nursing Home Workers who are employed at the Weinberg Campus in the Buffalo Suburb of Getzville recently held a “march on the boss” (Pictured Above/1199 SEIU Photo) to notify their employer that they will picket the facility on more»

New York's Attorney General ‘Is Trying To Force Amazon To Re-Hire A Worker It Fired After He Led A Protest Over’ COVID-19 Safety Conditions

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(STATEN ISLAND, NEW YORK) - New York Attorney General Letitia James has filed a motion for an injunction - which, if passed, would order Amazon to re-hire a Worker it fired at the start of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Chris Smalls worked at Amazon's JFK8 warehouse in Staten Island until March 2020, when he organized a protest of COVID-19 safety conditions more»

The Indianapolis Construction Sector ‘Is In Need Of Skilled, Hard Hat Workers'

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA) - Construction employment in the Indianapolis-Carmel-Anderson Metro Area increased 8% year over year in October as firms moved projects -from transportation to commercial construction - forward while hiring challenges abound. The above figure is not seasonally adjusted. The metro area added 4,700 new construction jobs over the more»

Major League Baseball Lockout: Owners Trigger Baseball's ‘First Work Stoppage Since 1994-95,’ Lockout Officially Began After Midnight On Thursday, CBA Expired Wednesday Night

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in National Labor News
Major League Baseball's (MLB) Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), the contract that allows MLB and the MLB Players Association (MLBPA) to conduct business, expired Wednesday night at 11:59 p.m. ET. MLB owners immediately voted to lock out the players, unanimously according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman, and the league announced the decision to lock out more»

“No New NAFTAs” – U.S. Secretary of State Blinken ‘Pledges Pro-Worker Approach’ to Trade & Foreign Policy

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - At an unprecedented roundtable with Union Leaders stung by NAFTA (the North American Free Trade Agreement) and other trade deals the past three decades, U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged new trade pacts and related foreign policy will help, not harm, American workers. Blinken made the remarks at Pittsburgh’s more»

ACLU Of Virginia Staff Unionize, Receive Voluntary Recognition From Management

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(RICHMOND, VIRGINIA) - The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Virginia and the Washington-Baltimore News Guild, The News Guild (TNG)-Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 32035 have announced the voluntary recognition of its Employees’ Union. This is the first step in a collaborative process as the organization and the Bargaining Unit more»

‘Appeals For Fairness Won’t End Anti-Worker Abuses Or Get Us’ The PRO Act

Published on Sunday, December 5, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Observe any Pro-Labor rally or demonstration that’s likely to erupt during what’s already been dubbed #StrikeMas and you will invariably encounter painfully earnest appeals from workers for “dignity” and “respect.” In fact, the words “dignity” and “respect” have been mouthed so more»

Striking BCTGM-Represented Workers Reach Tentative Five-Year Contract Agreement At Kellogg’s That Includes A 3% Wage Increase - Ratification Decision By Union Members Expected Early Next Week

Published on Friday, December 3, 2021 in National Labor News
(BATTLE CREEK, MICHIGAN) – The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) has announced it has reached a tentative contract agreement with Kellogg’s, which could bring an end to a nearly two-month Strike if ratified. BCTGM International President Anthony Shelton issued the following statement following more»

Labor Perspective From Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa: “Don’t Blame Workers For Delivery Delays This Season”

Published on Friday, December 3, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
This Holiday Season, there are many things for which we should be grateful - but the state of the U.S. Supply Chain is not one of them. The Nation’s desire to return to normal and celebrate with family and friends after 20 months off from such gatherings due to the Coronavirus Pandemic is stressing the system and raising concerns Americans more»

CSEA’s ‘Efforts Helped Lead' Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown To Victory

Published on Friday, December 3, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
CSEA Editor’s Note: Pictured above from left to right: Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Erie County Local 1st Vice President Steve Szymura; CSEA Western Region President Steve Healy; Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown; CSEA Erie County Local President Denise Szymura; and SUNY at Buffalo Local Treasurer Mona Columbo. (BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – more»

BuzzFeed News Staffers Who Walked Off Their Jobs In Protest Told By Management ‘They Could Lose One Day’s Pay’

Published on Friday, December 3, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - BuzzFeed told Employees of BuzzFeed News who staged a walkout this week to protest what their Union claims is the media company’s refusal to negotiate on key contract terms that their pay would be docked by one day, unless they retroactively applied for paid time off. “After learning our Union Members were walking off the job, more»

Trapped In Carnegie Hall For “On-Call” Food Breaks, Union Files Against Distinguished Concerts International New York - Union Officials Say Running Out To Buy Food ‘Risked Getting Caught And Not Getting Hired For The Next Concert’

Published on Friday, December 3, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Musicians’ Union - the American Federation of Musicians (AFM) Local 802, has filed an Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Charge against the Classical Music Production Company, Distinguished Concerts International New York (DCINY), for its failure to negotiate a first contract in good faith. The DCINY has an unusual business model in more»

Unions ‘Lift All Working Boats’ - How About This? Following Strike Resolution, John Deere Raises Wages For Non-Union Workers

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in National Labor News
Deere & Company's Non-Union Workers are getting more money too. Following the end of a five-week-long Strike by the United Auto Workers (UAW) on November 17th that resulted in pay bumps and enhanced retirement benefits for the company’s Union-represented Employees, Deere has announced its Salaried Staff will receive 8% raises. "The future more»

“We Could Unleash Unprecedented Organizing” - Meet National AFL-CIO President Liz Shuler, The Woman Who Is ‘On The Brink Of Transforming Labor In America For The Young & Reshuffling Workforce’

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - When Liz Shuler rides on an airplane, she often has an experience that will be familiar to most travelers: Her seat mate asks, "What do you do?" Five years ago, after saying she worked for a Labor Union, Shuler said, most people would put their noses back in their books. But today, she's met with reactions like "awesome" and more»

Labor Perspective From Retail, Wholesale And Department Store Union President Stuart Appelbaum: “There’s No Room For Harassment And Violence In Our Retail Stores”

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in New York State Labor News
Retail sales in the U.S. are already surging as Holiday Shoppers are checking their lists and buying their gifts for the 2021 Holiday Season. It’s important that consumers are returning to stores this Holiday Season, but we are also concerned about an alarming uptick in harassment and abuse directed at Retail Workers, especially this year. Retail more»

Baltimore City Workers Receive Training Through Voice-Data-Video Apprenticeship Program

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LANSDOWNE, MARYLAND) - As the economy rebounds both in Maryland and across the Nation, there's become a need for more skilled Workers, which includes the field of Voice-Data-Video. Workers in Baltimore City are being trained through a popular job Apprenticeship Program and it turns out the program helps to meet the needs for Workers with slightly more more»

A Week Before A ‘Historic’ Union Vote, Starbucks Partners In Buffalo Remain ‘Optimistic’

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Starbucks Workers United, the Union organized by its Buffalo Partners, is looking forward to making Labor History next week when it wins the first Unionized Starbucks out of over 8,000 corporate locations, its Buffalo Partners said during a news conference held Wednesday (December 1st). Heading into the final week of the mail-in vote, more»

New York City ‘Wants To Teach Fashion And Media A Lesson’ - Sues L’Officiel Magazine ‘For Not Paying’ Freelancers - Two Dozen Workers Say They’re ‘Owed Thousands Of Dollars In Unpaid Wages’

Published on Thursday, December 2, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - In 2017, the French magazine L’Officiel announced the creation of an American edition, L’Officiel USA, promising coverage of high fashion, art and travel through an international lens. Over the next four years, that coverage included a series of video interviews about beauty, dispatches from the men’s fashion shows in more»

‘Cereal Killers’ - How 80-Hour Weeks & A ‘Caste System Pushed’ Kellogg's Workers To Strike – ‘After Decades On The Losing End,’ Company Workers ‘Are Demanding A Better Deal, But The Cereal Giant Has Other Plans’

Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in National Labor News
(OMAHA, NEBRASKA) - The shelves at the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers’ (BCTGM) International Union Local 50 are lined with boxes of Kellogg’s products that generations of Union-represented Employees have packed over the past century. A Froot Loops box commemorating the 2012 Olympics sits next to Special K Plus, a more»

Postal Unions Take A ‘Wait-And-See Stand’ On President Biden’s New Postal Board Nominees & The ‘Final Fate’ Of Postmaster/Republican Donor Louis DeJoy

Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Nation’s two big Postal Unions, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) and the American Postal Workers Union (APWU), are taking a wait-and-see attitude on Democratic President Joe Biden’s two nominees for seats on the U.S. Postal Service’s (USPS) Board of Governors. And nominees Democrat Dan more»

‘In-House Work’ Performed By CSEA Madison County Blue Collar Unit Members ‘Saves The County And Taxpayers’ Money

Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in New York State Labor News
CSEA Editor’s Note: Madison County Board of Supervisors Chairman John Becker, center, visits with County Highway Department Crew Members, represented by the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA), to thank them for their hard work during the height of the COVID-19 Pandemic. (EATON, NEW YORK) – Civil Service Employees Association more»

Tennessee Apprenticeship Program Offers ‘Fresh Start’ For The Previously Incarcerated

Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(THE STATE OF TENNESSEE) - Individuals released from the Tennessee Department of Correction can find an opportunity for a fresh start through the State’s Apprentice Program. Dozens of individuals have taken steps toward a career as Commercial Drivers through an innovative partnership between the state, Tennessee College of Applied Technology at more»

“We’re Going To Keep On Helping Families Who Need Help” - The Niagara-Orleans Labor Council Adopts 20 Families For The Holidays, Underwritten By Its Affiliated Member Unions That Combine To Donate $2,500 For Array Of Clothing & Toys

Published on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – It is said the generosity of Organized Labor knows no bounds and that is certainly true up in Niagara County where the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor Council’s affiliated Member Unions came together to donate $2,500 to help make the Christmas Holidays a bit merrier for 20 needy area families. In fact, in each more»

30 Things President Biden’s ‘Done To Help Workers’ - From Legislation To Executive Actions & Appointments, Biden’s ‘Getting Things Done For Unions’

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A little over a year ago, Democrat President Joe Biden won a stunning election victory, beating Republican President Donald Trump and making him the first President to lose re-election in 28 years – and at the time, President Biden said that he would be the Most Pro-Union President in the history of the country. With the end of more»

Labor Union Coalition - SEIU, The Teamsters, The CWA & The United Farmworkers, ‘Urges’ The Federal Trade Commission To ‘Reject’ Amazon’s $8.5 Billion MGM Deal

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in National Labor News
A group of four major Labor Unions, representing almost four million Workers, is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to block Amazon’s proposed acquisition of MGM. In a 12-page letter sent to the FTC, the Unions’ Strategic Organizing Center (SOC) argued Amazon’s $8.45 billion takeover of MGM should be blocked to prevent Amazon from more»

Amazon Warehouse Workers ‘Get To Re-Do’ Their Union Vote In Alabama

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - Amazon Warehouse Workers in Alabama are getting a new vote on whether to form the company's first Unionized warehouse in the United States. A U.S. Labor Board Official is ordering a re-vote after an agency review found Amazon improperly pressured Warehouse Staff to vote against joining a Union, tainting the original election enough to more»

A Labor Perspective From Labor Notes Editor Alexandra Bradbury: This Year ‘I’m Thankful for the Revolt Against’ Two-Tier Hiring Practices

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
It’s inspiring to see Union Members in revolt against two-tier at the Farm Equipment Maker John Deere, the Hospital Chain Kaiser Permanente, the Cereal Maker Kellogg’s, and the Parcel Giant UPS. Two-tier isn’t just an unfair idea - it’s also a Union-killer. In case your employer hasn’t acquainted you with this repugnant more»

Know Your Workplace Rights This Holiday Season

Published on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 in New York City Labor News
Tis the season for family and friends to gather, travel and exchange gifts. While joyful, this season can also be stressful financially for Workers and their families and we all must stay vigilant about Workers’ Rights. During the holidays - and every day, employers should ensure that they are treating Workers with dignity and respect. more»

West Hollywood ‘Okays The Highest Minimum Wage In The Country For Some Workers’ - $17.64 An Hour

Published on Monday, November 29, 2021 in National Labor News
(WEST HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA) - In a bold but polarizing move, the West Hollywood City Council has unanimously approved a minimum wage hike that will boost pay for Hourly Employees of hotels, restaurants and other businesses as soon as January. The decision, which came at the end of a meeting that that occurred earlier this month, will bring some of the more»

Retail ‘Won't Tackle The Labor Shortage Until It Reverses Decades Of Worker Neglect And Becomes A Viable, Long-Term Career Again’

Published on Monday, November 29, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
After 15 months of working in a pandemic, Michael quit his job as an Associate at a furniture store in Arkansas in May 2021. He'd reached breaking point. Long shifts hauling furniture around the store, unpleasant customers, inconsistent scheduling that made his home life hard, and a rat infestation that wasn't addressed for months in the store had taken more»

Read What Apprentices At IBEW Local 26 In Washington, D.C. Have To Say About Their Union Apprenticeships

Published on Monday, November 29, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - There is no ideal Apprenticeship candidate, only one who is willing to learn. Each applicate comes to the program with their own unique perspective and the journey for each one is equally unique. So, what do they all have in common? For a variety of reasons - be it the pay, benefits, consistent schedule or the opportunity to learn more»

“The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Shone A Spotlight On The Need For Unions” - Northbrook, Illinois School District Teachers ‘Begin Organizing One Of The State’s Remaining Non-Union’ Public School Districts

Published on Monday, November 29, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NORTHBROOK, ILLINOIS) - Educators at one the State of Illinois’s few remaining Non-Union Public School Districts have begun a Union Organizing Campaign with the hope of joining one of the state’s largest Teachers Unions. A majority of Teachers and Certified Staff at suburban Northbrook School District 28 have filed cards with the Illinois more»

NYSNA-Represented Nurses ‘Warn Of Danger To Their Patients’ At New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital Because Of Understaffing

Published on Monday, November 29, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(CORTLAND MANOR, NEW YORK) - Nurses at New York-Presbyterian Hudson Valley Hospital (NYP-HVH) held an informational picket in front of the hospital just before Thanksgiving to draw attention to conditions at the facility. The Nurses, represented by the New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA), say their patients are at risk due to understaffing. Joined more»

Scranton, Pennsylvania Teachers End Strike, Ratify Newly-Negotiated Contract

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in National Labor News
(SCRANTON, PENNSYLVANIA) - The Scranton School District and Scranton Federation of Teachers’ 12-day Strike is officially over as Teachers not only came to a new contract agreement, but have voted to accept the deal. Students will return to class on Monday (November 29th) for the first time since November 2nd after the Union and District Negotiators more»

The Union-Backed AFL-CIO Housing Investment Trust Is Funding Housing Projects Throughout The Twin Cities

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MINNESOTA) - At University and Fairview Avenues in St. Paul, developers behind the Morrow Apartments - a two-building, 243-unit affordable housing complex - were able to get construction off the ground at the height of the Coronavirus Pandemic by borrowing nearly $80 million from an AFL-CIO Pension Fund that has favored Minnesota for more»

After A Major Strike At Catholic Health & New Contract Negotiations Approaching, The Kaleida Health System Announces ‘A New Policy On The Size Of & Wearing Of Union Pins’ As Its Workforces Struggles To Provide Care

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – Just a couple of days before Thanksgiving, the Kaleida Health System Administration and the Unions representing its workforce - Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1168, International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 17 and 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU), met for their bi-weekly oversight more»

Labor Peace Bill For Shops, Restaurants In City-Aided Projects ‘Sails Through’ New York City Council

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New York City Council overwhelmingly passed a Bill just before Thanksgiving to require restaurants and shops in future city-aided developments to sign Labor-Peace Agreements with Unions seeking to represent their Workers. Sponsored by Speaker Corey Johnson, the measure ordains employers agree not to interfere with Union Organizing more»

The New York Hotel And Gaming Trades Council ‘Works With’ Governor Hochul To Secure $2,750 Checks For Unemployed Hotel Workers & Millions For New Tourism Initiatives

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Since March 2020, The New York Hotel and Gaming Trades Council (HTC) has single-mindedly fought to get as many of its Members as possible back to work and to get financial relief for those who nonetheless remain laid off. Now, the HTC has secured $2,750 in additional relief for its laid off Members and millions of dollars in new more»

‘Historic’ Union Election ‘Looming’ At The Art Institute Of Chicago

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) – More than 600 Workers who employed at the Art Institute of Chicago (AIC) and the School of the Art Institute (SAIC) took a big step toward forming their Union earlier this month when they filed representation petitions with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Chicago. The filing will trigger a Union Election in the more»

Labor Perspective From Building And Construction Trades Council Of Greater New York President Gary LaBarbera: Apprenticeship Programs ‘Are Vital To Building New York Back Better’

Published on Friday, November 26, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
With the Federal Infrastructure Bill now law, New York is primed to receive more than $100 billion in direct investment in public works projects across the state, inclusive of upgrades to mass transit systems, roads, highways and bridges and other essential and critical elements of New York’s future. The diverse array of infrastructure projects soon more»

‘Strikegiving’ Update: Nurses, Mental Health Therapists & Other Kaiser Permanente Health Workers Strike To Support Stationary Engineers

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in National Labor News
(OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA) - Over 60,000 Members of other Unions representing Kaiser Permanente Workers throughout Northern California held strikes last week in solidarity with Members of Stationary Engineers Local 39, who’ve been walking picket lines since their contract expired in mid-September. More than 40,000 Workers belonging to Service Employees more»

“Putting Bounties On The Heads Of Teachers Is Offensive And Chilling In Any Context” - The American Federation Of Teachers ‘Hits Right-Wing Bounty Offer Targeting’ New Hampshire Teachers

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A Right-Wing Group’s offer of a $500 bounty for turning in New Hampshire Teachers who instruct students about racism and sexism, and especially Critical Race Theory, has angered the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) and upset the state’s School Administrators affiliate too. The controversy in The Granite State has more»

Starbucks ‘Launches Aggressive Anti-Union Effort’ As Upstate New York Stores Organize - Management ‘Urges’ Baristas ‘To Reject The Union At Mandatory Listening Sessions & Shuts Stores Holding Drives’

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - Will Westlake, a Starbucks Barista in Hamburg, New York – just outside Buffalo, whose store recently filed for a Union Election, was told by a manager he could attend an earlier mandatory Anti-Union meeting in early November because he was scheduled to work early the next day. The meeting was in a nearby hotel and when Westlake more»

"They Look Around And See Who Is Doing Something And They See The Labor Movement" - Here's Why Gen Z Is Unionizing

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Even among the generally youthful demographic of Starbucks Workers Unionizing in Buffalo, New York, 17-year-old Maya Panos is younger than most. In her short stint as a member of the labor market, the high school senior says she lost economic stability - Panos was laid off from her first job as a Hostess due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. "It was just a more»

‘You Don't Have To Go To College To Get A Good Job’ - Here’s 10 ‘Growing Careers That Train New Workers On-The-Job With Apprenticeships’

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in Apprenticeship and Training News
There are 15 occupations listed on the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) where their typical on-the-job training is an Apprenticeship. Here are the 10 of those that are projected to grow over 10 years: Carpenters: Employment is projected to increase 2.1% from 2020 to 2030. Projected change in employment from 2020 to 2030: 20,100. Median annual wage in more»

Labor Perspective From American Labor Studies Center Executive Director Paul F. Cole: Union Organizing ‘Is A Human Right And A Moral Imperative’

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in New York State Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Paul F. Cole (Pictured Above/WMAC-TV Photo) is Executive Director of the American Labor Studies Center, Secretary-Treasurer Emeritus of the New York State AFL-CIO and a former Vice President of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). Recently, there has been a resurgence of Workers to form Unions and gain the more»

NYS Attorney General Letitia James Hires 1199 SEIU Political Director Gabby Seay To Lead Gubernatorial Campaign

Published on Wednesday, November 24, 2021 in New York City Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – New York State Attorney General Letitia James is turning to the Political Director of a key Labor Union to lead her campaign for governor. James has announced 1199 Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Gabby Seay will become Campaign Manager, giving her a connection to one of the state's most politically active more»

Sean O’Brien Elected New Teamsters’ National Boss

Published on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 in National Labor News
The head of a Boston Local of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters has been elected the Union’s President, making him one of the most influential Labor Leaders in the Nation. The President of Boston Local 25, Sean O’Brien will now head the Union’s nearly 1.4 million Members for the next five years. He will assume the Union more»

President Biden Nominates New Chair For Postal Service Board, ‘Ousts’ DeJoy's Allies

Published on Tuesday, November 23, 2021 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - President Biden has announced the nomination of two new members to the Postal Service Board of Governors, including a new chairman, which could spell the end of Louis DeJoy's controversial tenure as Postmaster General. Biden nominated Daniel Tangherlini, a Democrat, to replace Board Chair Ron Bloom, whose term is expiring. Bloom is more»