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In The ‘First Such Labor Agreement For A Sports Facility In Oregon,’ MLB-To-Portland Effort Reaches Joint Labor Deal With AFL-CIO That Will See Ownership ‘Proactively Support Any Efforts’ For Ballpark Workers To Unionize

Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in National Labor News
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - The Portland Diamond Project (PDP) has reached a Joint “Labor Harmony” Agreement with the Oregon AFL-CIO to encourage and cultivate allowing Employees of any potential ballpark that is constructed to host any Major League Baseball (MLB) team in the market to Unionize. It is the first such Labor Agreement for a sports more»

New Apprentice Program Unveiled In Florida ‘Aims To Fill The Demand’ For Aerospace & Manufacturing Technicians

Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(MELBOURNE, FLORIDA) - Brevard County's Space Boom continues to take off with factory openings, corporate relocations and monthly launches and as aerospace jobs increase, the challenge for business owners is finding qualified candidates to fill them. Ronald Jones, THE Managing Director of Firehawk Aerospace in Melbourne, knows how difficult it is to grow a more»

Detroit Delta Air Lines Workers Rally For Union Representation - ‘Shine Spotlight’ On Airline’s Alleged Anti-Union Tactics To Stop Them

Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(DEARBORN, MICHIGAN) - Workers at Delta Air Lines rallied in Dearborn earlier this week for Union Rights in order to raise awareness about their campaign to join the International Association of Machinists (IAM) - and to shine a spotlight on the airline's alleged Anti-Union tactics. The rally was part of a nationwide effort to organize the 40,000 Delta more»

‘Yet Another Example Of What Unions Do For Their Members:’ Legal Victory ‘Delivers Justice For Innocent’ Union-Represented Worker

Published on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(TROY, NEW YORK) - Miranda Cole never thought the day would come when she was falsely accused of maltreatment of a child in her care - but it did. Not knowing where to turn in this devastating moment, she called a friend who reminded her of her Union and the many resources available to Members. “I ‘should have sent my friend more»

Republican Majority NLRB ‘Rules In Favor Of Walmart,’ Which ‘Lawfully Disciplined & Fired’ Protesters Who Took Part In A 2013 Public Action At Its Annual Stockholders’ Meeting

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Republican-majority National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled Walmart did not violate the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when it disciplined or fired Employees for breaking its attendance policy when they left work for nearly a week to protest at the Retail Giant's annual shareholders' meeting in 2013. The walkout more»

Martha Vineyard Bus Drivers Win Historic 28-Day Strike

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in National Labor News
(MARTHA’S VINEYARD, MASSACHUSETTS) - After a historic 28 day-long Strike on Martha’s Vineyard, Bus Drivers - Members of Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU), are declaring victory after finally forcing the Vineyard Transit Authority (VTA) and its subcontractor, TCI, to agree to a Union Contract. The Union Contract includes immediate raises in the more»

In Response To Its Union-Busting Campaign & The Firing Of Three Workers, Labor Calls For A Consumer Boycott Of SPoT Coffee’s Buffalo Area Locations

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - In response to the company’s Union-Busting Campaign that has included the firings of three Workers involved in the organizing effort, a consumer boycott was called for SPoT Coffee’s Buffalo area locations during a Monday (July 29th) rally that brought together a number of area Unions who boisterously displayed their more»

And You Thought He Said He ‘Loved Union Workers:” Trump’s Labor Board Continues Fight Against ‘Scabby The Rat’

Published on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The giant inflatable rodent set up by Unions outside of New York City construction projects is getting challenged in court. An advice memo from the General Counsel at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) says inflatables, including the famed Scabby the Rat, should be illegal for Unions to use in protest. As The Gothamist reported, more»

‘Our Paychecks Bounced’: U.S. Workers ‘In Limbo’ As Coal Mines ‘Suddenly Close’ – ‘Despite Promises Made By President Trump’

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in National Labor News
On 1st, July, Missy Cole was notified by her bank that her husband’s most recent paycheck had bounced, leaving their account more than $1,000 in the red. Her husband had worked as a Coal Miner for nearly three years at one of the Eastern Kentucky mines operated by Revelation Energy Affiliate Blackjewel Mining. But both companies had filed for more»

Trump ‘Promised Massive’ Infrastructure Projects, ‘Instead - We’ve Gotten Nothing’ - That Contract Trump Signed With American Voters To Produce An Infrastructure Plan ‘In The First 100 Days Never Happened’

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Bad news about infrastructure is as ubiquitous as potholes. Failures in a 108-year-old railroad bridge and tunnel cost New York commuters thousands of hours in delays. Illinois doesn’t regularly inspect, let alone fix, decaying bridges. Flooding in Nebraska caused nearly half a billion dollars in road and bridge damage - just more»

Single Mother Of Three - One Of 25 Women Graduating From Millwright Apprenticeship Program - Says: "I Feel Like I Made The Right Choice."

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(WINDSOR, ONTARIO/CANADA) – A single mother of three - one of 25 women graduating from a Millwright Apprenticeship Program In Canada, says: "I feel like I made the right choice." Rebecca Chenier (pictured above) is one of 25 women who are graduating from the CNC Industrial Mechanic Millwright Pre-Apprenticeship Program, which is provided by Women's more»

“Each Worker Had A Story That ‘Felt Traumatizing’” - Workers At Six Low-Income Health Centers In Philadelphia Vote To Unionize ‘For A Variety Of Reasons’

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYVLVANIA) - Physicians, Nurses, Social Workers and other Health-Care Staff at six health centers serving low-income patients around Philadelphia have voted to unionize with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 668. A majority of the roughly 70 Health Center Workers, employed by the Public Health Management Corporation more»

Time Magazine Reporter Who Went Undercover To Work At An Amazon Fulfillment Center Says “They Treat Workers ‘Like Robots,’” Adding: “Those Workers ‘Want To Be Treated Like Human Beings.’ ‘Sounds Reasonable To Me.’”

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in New York State Labor News
A group of Workers with their fists raised in solidarity hold a scrawled sign: “We are humans not robots!” They and others at an Amazon Warehouse in Minnesota protested in March and on July’s Amazon Prime Days. They were speaking against the day-to-day dehumanizing reality of their workplace. If your only interaction with Amazon is more»

‘Union Values Says: No Kids In Cages’ - Buffalo Labor Unions Rally Against Trump Administration’s ‘Despicable Policy Of Separating, Incarcerating & Dividing’ Immigrant Families At The Border

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) - The message on the sign was clear: Te Vemos - We See You. Led by a number of Buffalo Labor Unions, more than 150 Labor Leaders and Representatives, Community and Immigrant Rights Advocates and Elected Officials gathered in Columbus Park on Buffalo’s West Side late Friday afternoon (July 26th) to decry the Trump more»

American Airlines Found To Have Violated New York City’s Sick Leave Law

Published on Monday, July 29, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York City has filed a lawsuit against American Airlines for violating the NYC Paid Sick Leave Law. The suit alleges American Airlines illegally assigned disciplinary points for each sick day used by Ground Crew Workers - thereby illegally retaliating against Employees for using Sick Leave. Under New York City’s Paid Safe and more»

If You Voted For Him, You Need To Know What He Is ‘Truly Doing’ To Working People - Part 2: President Trump Asks Court To ‘Quickly Reinstate Anti-Union Orders’

Published on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – President Donald Trump has called on the D.C. Circuit to immediately green-light enforcement of three Executive Orders challenged by Labor Unions and deemed unlawful by a Federal Judge last year. Trump’s motion comes one week after the Federal Appeals Court overturned the Lower Court ruling striking down provisions in the more»

If You Voted For Him, You Need To Know What He Is ‘Truly Doing’ To Working People - Part 1: Trump’s Department of Labor Joint-Employer Rule ‘Would Cost Workers More Than’ $1 Billion In Annual Wages

Published on Friday, July 26, 2019 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Republican President Donald Trump’s Department of Labor (DOL) is proposing a Joint-Employer Standard under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) that would cost Workers more than $1 billion annually by incentivizing workplace “fissuring,” which depresses wages, and leads to Workers experiencing greater losses due more»

Union-Represented Kaleida Health System Employees Ratify New Three-Year Contract - Bonus, Wage Increases & An Increase In Staffing Among Highlights Of Agreement That Impacts 7,200 CWA, SEIU & IUOE-Represented Workers

Published on Friday, July 26, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – Throughout this week, 7,200 Union Health Care Workers - represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) 1168, 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Healthcare Workers East and International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 17 - voted to accept a new three-year contract with Buffalo’s Kaleida more»

“I’m ‘Fighting For My Pension, My Pay Raises, My Time Off’” - Kaiser Permanente Workers Picket In The State Of Washington As Possible Strike Looms

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in National Labor News
(VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON) - Health Workers holding picket signs rallied in Vancouver, Washington earlier this week as contract negotiations between non-profit Health Care Provider Kaiser Permanente and a coalition of Unions remained stalled. The Unions represent 85,000 of Kaiser’s Employees nationwide, including 4,500 in the State of Oregon and more»

House Passes Union-Backed Butch Lewis Pension Reform Bill - Critical Legislation Now Moves To Senate For Consideration

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday (July 25th) to pass H.R. 397 - the Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act, more commonly referred to as The Butch Lewis Act. The legislation is an essential step to help secure the retirement security of more than 1.5 million Workers and Retirees nationwide. The Butch more»

Smith Gubernatorial Campaign Workers Become The First In West Virginia State History To Unionize

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Marshall University Parthenon Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Smith for W.Va. Campaign Manager Katey Lauer (second from left) interacts with community members involved in W.Va. Can’t Wait Movement at the campaign’s statewide launch in Matewan in January this year. (Photo courtesy of West Virginia Can't Wait) (HUNTINGTON, WEST VIRGINIA) more»

Even The Landscape Industry Is Getting Into The Apprenticeship Program Game

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA) - The National Association of Landscape Professionals has announced the launch of the Landscape Management Apprenticeship Program, which offers job-seekers a paid apprenticeship with a professional landscape company. Through the program, apprentices will receive hands-on career training from an experienced mentor with the potential to more»

Labor Perspective From Laborers Local 79 Business Manager Mike Prohaska: HireNYC ‘Fails to Create’ Careers For Construction Workers & ‘Making The Case’ For Union Apprenticeship Programs

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in New York City Labor News
Recently, City Limits reported some alarming facts about HireNYC - a New York City Jobs Program that has been falsely promoted as the “largest and most impactful targeted hiring program in the Nation.” The truth about HireNYC does not live up to the hype. Only 767 individuals were hired through HireNYC since its launch in 2010, as City Limits more»

Union Outreach Program ‘Builds Stronger Locals Through Member Engagement’

Published on Thursday, July 25, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - Eight-thirty in the morning, in the middle of July, and there they were - more than 100 Teachers and Education Professionals representing almost 20 Local Unions - packed inside a large conference room, hard at work. They came from all over - Long Island, Buffalo, Northern New York and the Southern Tier - using their summertime not to more»

AutoNews Editorial: ‘It Would Be A Smart Investment To Give’ The UAW ‘A Bigger Cut’ Of The Detroit Three’s Profits

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in National Labor News
One need not have supernatural prescience to see that negotiations between the United Auto Workers (UAW) and the Detroit Three are likely to be contentious affairs that will probably devolve from their - tense-if-cordial - opening handshakes. There may not be much either side can do about that: As water is to fish, the statement is simply a recognition of more»

A Labor Perspective Every Worker In This Country Should Read - From L.A. Times Business Columnist Michael Hiltzik: Trump Is Pursuing The ‘Most Hostile’ Anti-Labor Agenda ‘Of Any’ Modern President

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
No advocates for Workers’ Rights or Organized Labor were especially surprised when Republican President Donald Trump nominated Eugene Scalia for U.S. Secretary of Labor, succeeding the utterly discredited Alex Acosta. Scalia - the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia - had made his reputation in Washington as a lawyer for big more»

A Labor Perspective From Baltimore Sun Columnist Dan Rodricks: America ‘Needs Fixing, So Ramp Up Training & Wages’ In The Building Trades

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in New York City Labor News
In Baltimore and other cities, there is vast opportunity for fixing and reusing old homes and buildings. “We’re historic preservationists,” says Nicholas Redding of Preservation Maryland. “But we can’t do what we do if there’s no one available to do the physical work.” Three statistics from Federal Agencies make more»

From Governing.com: To ‘Keep’ Public Workers, States Offer ‘New Salaries & Benefits’ - Lawmakers ‘Increased’ Wages & Benefits For Teachers, First Responders & Other Public Employees In Nearly 20 States This Legislative Season

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in New York State Labor News
Faced with intense private-sector competition and rising turnover, 2019 Legislative Sessions raised wages and sweetened a selection of benefits for a slew of Teachers and First Responders. And, State Workers also saw across-the-board salary increases. Legislators were aided in their funding decisions by healthy revenue growth. In a majority of states, more»

The Buffalo Teachers Federation Calls PERB Ruling Regarding An Alleged & Illegal Strike At A City Science Magnet School “A Callous And Wrong Determination,” Union Vows To Appeal Ruling

Published on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – The Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF) is calling a ruling rendered by the Public Employees Relations Board (PERB) regarding an alleged and illegal Strike by more than 16 Teachers employed at the Charles R. Drew Science Magnet School “a callous and wrong determination.” BTF President Phil Rumore is also vowing to more»

Kyle Bragg Will Take Over As Head Of 32BJ SEIU Following The Recent Death Of The Union’s President, Héctor Figueroa

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – 32BJ Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Executive Vice President Kyle Bragg (pictured above) will take over and head the country’s largest Building Services Union following the recent death of its President, Héctor Figueroa, 32BJ said in a statement. Figueroa, 57, who headed 32BJ SEIU since 2012, died of a more»

Number Of Female Electricians, Plumbers & Mechanics ‘Reaches 25-Year High’

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Women are increasingly taking jobs in the Blue-Collar Fields that have long been male-dominated. More and more women are being employed as Construction Laborers, Truck Drivers, Police Officers, Security Guards and more. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 43% more women worked in transportation and material moving last year than in 2000. Women more»

SAG-AFTRA’s 10-Month Strike Against Bartle Bogle Hegarty Is Over - Ad Agency Signs Union Contract

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists’ (SAG-AFTRA) 10-month Strike against the Bartle Bogle Hegarty Ad Agency is over, with the agency agreeing to sign the SAG-AFTRA’s newly-negotiated commercial contract. It’s a major victory for the Union, which had engaged in picketing, mass more»

Help Protect Union Apprenticeships - Trump Administration Wants To Allow Non-Union Groups To Set Up Apprenticeship Programs While ‘Weakening’ The Requirements, ‘Move Could Threaten Quality, Safety & Pay’ In Construction Industry

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in National Labor News
The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW), as other Unionized Building Trades Union do, urgently needs your help to protect Union Apprenticeship Training Programs from a pending Federal Rule that would let businesses run shoddy Apprenticeships with minimal standards, oversight and pay. For now, the Construction Industry is excluded from more»

GreenStar Organic Grocery Store Workers Claim ‘Management Interference’ During Unionization Push - Workers Want A Union To ‘Combat Unfair & Unreasonable Company Actions & To Fight For More Equitable Workplace Practices’

Published on Tuesday, July 23, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(ITHACA, NEW YORK) - The newly-formed GreenStar Workers Organizing Group is beginning a public push to Unionize all Employees of the Organic Grocery Store to combat what they say are unfair and unreasonable actions by management and to fight for more equitable workplace practices from the company. The effort has been ongoing for over a year as Employees more»

“This Is The ‘Power Of Working People Coming Together:” 2,200 Chicago Airport Workers Celebrate Ratification of ‘Historic’ First Union Contracts ‘With A Path to $15 & Better Benefits’

Published on Monday, July 22, 2019 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) – Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 1-represented Chicago Airport Workers are celebrating a historic victory in their years-long fight for $15 and Union Rights at Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway Airports. Earlier this month, those Workers voted to ratify their first ever Union Contracts with airport more»

Judges ‘Side With Trump Administration In Bid To Weaken’ Federal Unions - Decision By Three-Judge Panel ‘Keeps Alive A Batch’ Of Executive Orders That Unions Have Been Fighting

Published on Monday, July 22, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – While Unions have been fighting a trio of Republican President Donald Trump’s Executive Orders meant to weaken their clout and make it easier for agencies to fire Federal Employees, a Federal Appeals Panel has delivered a stinging setback to Unions representing Government Workers - overruling a decision last year that had more»

If You Think Trump ‘Is For’ Working People, Then Think Again - The Trump Administration ‘Is Trying To Outlaw’ Union Organizing Over Company E-Mail

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
David Galvan’s job is typically either hard, or very hard. As the lone Full-Time Organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 304 - the largest Electrical Workers’ Union in Kansas - he is tasked with starting new Unions in industries ranging from rural gas service to power line construction, and building more»

A Mother’s Perspective: Why Your Kid Going Into The Trades ‘Is A Really Good Idea’

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
My son tried college for a year, hated it and quit. It's unfortunate considering the exorbitant tuition at the private university he attended. But then, something fortunate happened. He decided to try working in the Construction Trades and landed a job with a framing company building houses. He wakes early six days a week to be on the job by 7 a.m., more»

SAG-AFTRA & Netflix Agree To An ‘Industry-Transformative’ Contract That Covers Dramatic Live-Action Productions - It’s The ‘First’ Agreement The Union Has Signed Directly With A Global Streaming Service

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in National Labor News
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - The Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) and Netflix have agreed to an industry-transformative contract covering dramatic live-action productions, it was announced. The first-of-its-kind deal between the Union and the Global Streaming Service recognizes performance capture as more»

BuzzFeed (Finally) Agrees To Recognize Employees’ Union After Months-Long Standoff - Workers Had Staged Walkout In June To Pressure Company, Agreement Is Part Of A ‘New Wave’ Of Unionizing At On-Line Media Sites

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(NEW YORK CITY) - BuzzFeed Incorporated has agreed to voluntarily recognize an Employee Union, ending a standoff that included a walkout and months of negotiations. After Bloomberg reported on the accord late last week, the union confirmed the agreement in a tweet: “We’re excited to share that we have reached a voluntary recognition agreement more»

A BusinessInsider Analysis: Unemployment ‘Is Low Only Because Involuntary' Part-Time Work ‘Is High’

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in New York City Labor News
Unemployment is at record lows in both the United Kingdom (UK) and the United States (US), but "involuntary" part-time work is at least 40% higher in both countries than it was 10 years ago. The structure of the Labor Market has fundamentally changed and what we used to think of as "unemployment" has been replaced by mass part-time work, much of it more»

‘What It’s Like Trying To Live On Minimum Wage’ - It’s A ‘Constant Struggle’

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in New York State Labor News
(KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI) - Dougleshia Nicholson is a single mother of six trying to survive on minimum wage in Kansas City, Missouri. One of her sons has asthma and she estimates she’s been to the emergency room for her kids six or seven times so far this year, but her cashier job at Church’s Chicken doesn’t come with paid time off and more»

United Steelworkers Announce Changes To District 4 Staff, Which Impacts Western New York: New District 4 Director Del Vitale Succeeds John Shinn, Staff Representative David Wasiura Elevated To Position Of Assistant To The Director

Published on Sunday, July 21, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – The United Steelworkers (USW) have announced changes to its District 4 Staff, which impact Western New York and New York State. Del Vitale (pictured above, on the left) has been named to succeed John Shinn as District 4 Director and Staff Member David Wasiura (pictured above, on the right) has been elevated to the position of more»

Trump Taps Scalia’s Son For U.S. Labor Secretary - Nomination Of Eugene Scalia ‘Could Become A Base-Pleaser’ For Trump

Published on Friday, July 19, 2019 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - President Donald Trump plans to nominate Eugene Scalia, the son of the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, to be the next Labor Secretary. Republican Trump announced the decision on Twitter after POLITICO first reported his plans earlier Thursday (July 18th). The younger Scalia, a partner at the International Law Firm Gibson, more»

House Votes To Raise The Federal Minimum Wage - Labor Says The Raise The Wage Act ‘Will Reduce Inequality And Strengthen Our Communities, Lifting Families Out Of Poverty And Putting Upward Pressure On Wages For Everyone’

Published on Friday, July 19, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The House voted 231-to-199 Thursday (July 18th) to raise the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 per hour incrementally over six years – and, in the process, eliminate the exploitative Tipped Minimum Wage. The Raise the Wage Act would impact the wages of roughly 34 million Americans, those in the know have stated. Additionally, more»

A Labor Perspective From Retiring United Steelworkers International President Leo Gerard: ‘The Soul of A Union Man’

Published on Friday, July 19, 2019 in New York City Labor News
I was raised in a company house in a company town where the Miners had to buy their own oilers – that is, rubber coveralls – drill bits and other tools at the company store. That company, Inco Limited, the world’s leading producer of nickel for most of the 20th Century, controlled the town of Sudbury, Ontario, but never succeeded in more»

After More Than Two Years Of Fighting For Their First Contract & Weathering A Barrage Of Anti-Union Blasts, Wendt Corporation Workers ‘Finally Realize Victory’ - Negotiate Tentative Two-Year Agreement For Unionized Workforce

Published on Friday, July 19, 2019 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: This is a breaking Labor News Story. More details will be reported once they are made available to Your On-Line Labor Newspaper. (CHEEKTOWAGA, NEW YORK) - Despite an aggressive company-funded Anti-Union Campaign, Workers employed at the Suburban Buffalo Wendt Corporation - a Cheektowaga-based auto shredding more»

Trump's NLRB: Employers ‘May Now File’ Decerts - ‘Devastating’ New Policy ‘Will Force Thousands Of Costly And Unnecessary’ Union Certification Elections

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Republican President Donald Trump’s National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has issued yet another decision that would make it easier for employers to decertify Labor Unions. This time, the NLRB is streamlining the process for employers who “think” a Union has lost the support of a majority of their Members. more»

Looking For A Good-Paying Job? Boeing Predicts That 769,000 New Maintenance Technicians Will Be Needed To Maintain The World Fleet Over The Next 20 Years

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Apprenticeship and Training News
The 2019 Boeing Pilot & Technician Outlook predicts that 769,000 new Maintenance Technicians will be needed to maintain the world fleet over the next 20 years. The forecast includes the needs of commercial aviation, business aviation and civil helicopters. Demand is driven by a mix of fleet growth, retirements and attrition. As several hundred more»

As Its Portland-Area Workers Currently Vote In A Mail-In Election On Whether Or Not To Unionize, Little Big Burger Union’s Alleges Hamburger Chain Management Fired A Portland Organizer Involved In The Campaign

Published on Thursday, July 18, 2019 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - This month, 109 Portland-area Little Big Burger Workers are voting in a mail-in election on whether or not to formally Unionize. At the same time, Union Organizers allege the company is Union-Busting before the vote. On July 10th, Cameron Crowell - who, according to the Little Big Union, was an "active Union Leader" - said he was fired more»