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'A Conspiracy To Steal The Election' - ‘Alarms Sound’ After Postal Worker Unions Report Removal Of Sorting Machines, Which Should Be Viewed As Nothing Less Than "Sabotage," Said One Observer

Published on Friday, August 14, 2020 in National Labor News
The head of the Iowa Postal Workers Union is alleging mail sorting machines are "being removed" from Post Offices in her state due to new policies imposed by Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a major GOP donor to Republican President Donald Trump, whose operational changes have resulted in dramatic mail slowdowns across the Nation. Asked by NPR's Noel King more»

The Case For A National Teachers’ Strike

Published on Thursday, August 13, 2020 in National Labor News
On July 31st, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a bombshell report documenting a Coronavirus outbreak in a Georgia sleep-away camp in late June. According to the report a youth counselor there tested positive for the virus just two days after the site opened. Though the camp was subsequently closed over the course of the next few more»

‘Do-It-Yourself Contact Tracing’ For 1.3 Million, A Union ‘Jumps In’ - The United Food & Commercial Workers ‘Track Down’ Contacts Of Workers Exposed To COVID-19

Published on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Union is stepping in where the Federal Government has failed, running its own Coronavirus Contact-Tracing Program for its 1.3 million Members. Since the COVID-19 outbreak hit, the Union has sent agents into grocery stores, meatpacking plants and food-processing facilities. They talk to more»

Factory Worker's Death At Wisconsin Briggs & Stratton Engine Plant ‘Highlights Debate’ Over GOP-Backed Employer Coronavirus Liability Shield

Published on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 in National Labor News
CBS News’ Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Briggs & Stratton provided this photo (on the left) showing plastic barriers between Workers at their Wisconsin plant. But another photo (on the right) provided by an Employee a day later appears to show those same barriers rolled up. (Photos Courtesy of Briggs & Stratton And An Employee) more»

How About This? - Union Representing Some Of Cleveland's Division Of Waste Workers Claims City Provided Employees With Personal Protective Wipes That Expired Back In 2008

Published on Monday, August 10, 2020 in National Labor News
(CLEVELAND, OHIO) - The Union representing some of Cleveland's Division of Waste workers claims the city provided Employees with expired personal protective wipes amid fears of COVID-19. Laborers Local 860, which represents about 200 Division of Waste Workers, said it has met with city leaders about the Workers' concerns after at least two Employees in the more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: Strike That Began On June 22nd ‘Comes To An End’ After Machinists Union Reaches Tentative Contract Deal At Navy Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works That Impacts 4,300 Workers

Published on Sunday, August 9, 2020 in National Labor News
(BATH, MAINE) - Navy Shipbuilder Bath Iron Works and its Union-represented Production Workers have reached a tentative contract agreement to end a Strike that has stretched on for more than a month during a Coronavirus Pandemic, officials announced Saturday (August 8th). The proposal, which was unanimously endorsed by the Union’s Negotiating Team, more»

Unions ‘Working To Make The Lives Of Their Members Better’ - Oregon IBEW Locals Provide Member Pregnancy Benefits

Published on Friday, August 7, 2020 in National Labor News
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 48, working with the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) and Harrison Trust, has added a new Maternity Leave Benefit for its members, as well as those of three other IBEW Locals in the state. The benefit allows for six months of paid leave, with 13 weeks more»

Workers ‘Face Retaliation, Including Layoffs, For Organizing Unions During’ COVID-19 Pandemic - With Coronavirus Cases ‘Surging’ & As Millions Of Americans Still Unemployed, The Stakes For Union Organizing ‘Have Risen Dramatically’

Published on Thursday, August 6, 2020 in National Labor News
(SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA) - The Coronavirus Pandemic has fueled Strikes, protests and Union Organizing efforts in response to mass layoffs and concerns of safety protections for Essential Workers around the United States since economic shutdowns began in March 2020. As Workers try to organize Unions to improve working conditions during the pandemic, more»

Chicago Teachers Union To Call For Strike Vote As A ‘Means Of Putting Pressure’ On City’s Public Schools To ‘Back Off’ Plan For A Partial Return To Classrooms Next Month

Published on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - Less than a year removed from its longest Labor stoppage in three decades (File Photo Above), the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) is convening an emergency meeting of its elected delegates early next week to discuss another Strike Vote that would put pressure on Chicago Public Schools to back off its plan for a partial return to more»

North America’s Building Trades Unions Issue Two New Studies Showing ‘Great Opportunities In Energy Construction - Research Shows Jobs Provide Workers With Better Pay, Health & Pension Benefits Than Other Industries

Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – North America’s Building Trades Unions (NABTU) has released two comprehensive reports assessing construction opportunities and job quality in the Energy Sector. The reports, commissioned by NABTU, present new perspectives showing the great opportunities and high value of training, safety, health and compensation in energy more»

A Labor Perspective From International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers International Secretary-Treasurer Kenneth Cooper: ‘Now Is The Time’ To Organize

Published on Monday, August 3, 2020 in National Labor News
Even before COVID-19 sent the world economy spiraling, Unions were seen by more people as their best hope for a dignified life than at any time in recent years. A Gallup Poll from last year found that more than 60% of Americans support Unions, the fourth highest result in nearly half a century. The reasons are well known to anyone who works for a living. more»

A Labor Perspective From Fair Minimum Wage CEO Holly Sklar: ‘If You Value Essential Workers, Raise’ The Federal Minimum Wage

Published on Sunday, August 2, 2020 in National Labor News
The Chronicle Express Editor’s Note: Holly Sklar is the CEO of Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, a national network of business owners and executives who believe a fair Minimum Wage makes good business sense. Every day in these hard times, Grocery Workers and Delivery Drivers, Health Care Aides and Cleaning Staff, Childcare Workers and Fast Food more»

America’s Largest Retail Union - The UFCW, Says Amazon’s ‘Exploitation’ Of The COVID Pandemic ‘Endangers’ Workers, Union Calls On FTC To ‘Hold Amazon Accountable For Anti-Competitive Practices That Put Workers at Risk’

Published on Friday, July 31, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), America’s largest Retail Union that represents 1.3 million Workers, has joined a coalition of major Labor Unions filing a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) alleging Amazon is exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic to further entrench its market dominance and calling on more»

‘The Power Of A Union’ - Nevada State ‘Worker Mobilization Makes The Difference’

Published on Thursday, July 30, 2020 in National Labor News
(CARSON CITY, NEVADA) - As the Nevada State Government recently grappled over how to cover a $1.2 billion dollar budget shortfall caused by the COVID-19 Pandemic, Members of American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 4041 mobilized to take action against budget cuts that asked them to make the same sacrifices they made more»

American Federation Of Teachers President Confronts America’s Triple Crisis, Says “Nothing Is Off The Table” - Including ‘Safety Strikes’ - ‘If Authorities Fail To Deliver Funding And Safety’ Amid Virus Surge

Published on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten laid out an expansive vision to tackle the Nation’s triple crisis in a keynote speech Tuesday (July 28th) to 4,000 delegates meeting virtually at the Union’s Biennial Convention - and she warned that, with schools set to reopen within days, urgent action is more»

Honolulu ‘Mandates’ Union Work - Major Public Works Projects ‘Will Now Be Union, Thanks To A New Agreement’

Published on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in National Labor News
(HONOLULU, HAWAII) - For the first time in history, the Unionized Building Trades will have first priority for jobs in Honolulu after the mayor reached an agreement with the local Building Trades Council. The new agreement would require contractors on Honolulu Public Works Projects of more than $2 million use Union Labor. It also says that if a Non-Union more»

American & Canadian Unions ‘Work To Protect’ Jobs, Wages And Migrant Workers

Published on Monday, July 27, 2020 in National Labor News
As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues its rampage across North America, Building and Wood Workers (BWI)-affiliated Trade Unions have launched numerous initiatives to protect the jobs and wages of their Members and Workers in general, especially Immigrant and Migrant Workers. This was fully chronicled in BWI’s In the United States, the International more»

51 Years After His Participation In The U.S.A’s Historic Space Flight, The International Association Of Machinists Remember A ‘Machinist Member’s Moonwalk’

Published on Sunday, July 26, 2020 in National Labor News
(UPPER MARLBORO, MARYLAND) - You might have missed the anniversary, but the International Association of Machinists (IAM) didn’t. On July 20th, 1969, millions of people watched in awe as U.S. Astronauts Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin and Neil Armstrong stepped foot on the moon for the first time. Aldrin, an honorary IAM Member, was part of a more»

New Tech Labor Movement Unites Office & Gig Workers After Protests - Across Pay Scales, Job Types, Geographies & Companies, Workers ‘Have Joined Together In An Unprecedented Shows Of Solidarity’

Published on Friday, July 24, 2020 in National Labor News
Google was one of the first. Last September, 80 Google Contractors working for HCL Technologies voted overwhelmingly to Unionize. Then Engineers at the company advocated for a Union a month later - and were later fired. Then on New Year’s Eve, 2,300 Contract Cafeteria Workers who wash dishes and prepare food at Google's Bay Area campuses also more»

Association Of Flight Attendants-CWA President Says It's 'Absurd' - FAA ‘Should Be Mandating’ Airline Passengers ‘Wear A Mask Or Face Penalties’

Published on Thursday, July 23, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The International President of the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA)- Communications Workers of America (CWA) believes it's "absurd" that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has not mandated that travelers wear masks on all flights during the Coronavirus Pandemic. Sara Nelson recently spoke with Hoda Kotb on TODAY about the more»

“Workers Should Not Have To Sacrifice Their Health And Safety To Earn A Living, Especially During An Ongoing Global Pandemic” - State Of Virginia Issues Nation’s First Standard Requiring Employers Protect Workers From COVID-19

Published on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 in National Labor News
(RICHMOND, VIRGINIA) - Employers in the State of Virginia must follow a strict set of rules to protect Workers from COVID-19 or face stiff penalties, under an emergency standard issued this by its Safety and Health Codes Board. Unions pushed for the standard, which is the first of its kind in the country. The Board passed it by a final vote of 9-to-2 over more»

Essential Workers Hold Walkouts & Protests In National 'Strike For Black Lives'

Published on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 in National Labor News
From Boston to San Francisco, Essential Workers in cities across the United States walked off their jobs and took to the streets on Monday (July 20th) to demand racial and economic justice as part of a nationwide "Strike for Black Lives." The planned day of Strikes and protests was organized by 60 different Labor Unions and Racial and Social Justice more»

More Than 39,000 Federal Employees Have Tested Positive For COVID-19 - Nearly 1% Of All Federal Personnel Have Contracted The Virus, With Cases Spiking In Recent Weeks At Many Agencies

Published on Monday, July 20, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Across Federal Agencies and the U.S. Military, nearly 1% of all Federal Personnel have tested positive for the Coronavirus. Nearly 19,000 Civilian Employees have contracted COVID-19, in addition to more than 20,000 Military Members. This comes as thousands of Federal Workers who had been tele-working from the outset of the pandemic more»

Nurse Strike Wave Grows Across The Nation In Illinois, Southern California & Texas

Published on Sunday, July 19, 2020 in National Labor News
Payday Report Updates WNYLaborToday.com on a Nurse Strike Wave that is growing across the United States in places like Southern California, Houston and El Paso: Scabs Nurses Brought Into Bust Strike In Illinois - As the country undergoes a severe surge of COVID cases, many hospitals are still short of PPE (Personal Protection Equipment). As such, Nurses more»

“Completely Unacceptable” - Facebook Drawing Criticism From The National AFL-CIO For Allowing Companies To Blacklist Messages Using Word ‘Unionize’

Published on Friday, July 17, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Under heavy criticism for its unwillingness to eliminate hate speech from its platform, Facebook now is drawing the criticism from the National AFL-CIO for allowing employers to blacklist messages on its platform that contain the word “Unionize.” Calling it “completely unacceptable” and more»

Burgerville Workers Strike In Oregon After Restaurant With A COVID-Positive Employee Announces Plans to Reopen

Published on Thursday, July 16, 2020 in National Labor News
(PORTLAND, OREGON) – Workers employed at Burgerville’s Montavilla location in Portland went out on Strike after the restaurant announced plans to reopen following an Employee’s recent positive COVID-19 test. On July 7th, a NE Glisan Burgerville location closed after an Employee tested positive for COVID-19. The company initially more»

Michigan ‘Makes It Harder To Work Union’

Published on Wednesday, July 15, 2020 in National Labor News
(THE STATE OF MICHIGAN) - Michigan is making it harder for Public Employee Unions to collect dues. Earlier this week, the Michigan Civil Service Commission voted to approve a rule change that would require State Workers to opt into their Union every year before their Union can deduct dues from their paycheck. The Commission also directed the State more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka ‘Rips’ Senate Republicans & Its Leader, Mitch McConnell – Labor Leader Calls Majority Leader “Evil”

Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has had it up to here with the U.S. Senate’s ruling Republicans - and specifically with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (Republican-Kentucky). Listing the three big crises facing the country, Trumka wants the GOP majority to get off its butt and help the Nation’s Workers. more»

United Sending Layoff Notices ‘To Nearly Half’ Of Airline’s U.S. Employees

Published on Monday, July 13, 2020 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) - United Airlines will send layoff warnings to 36,000 Employees - nearly half its U.S. Staff - in the clearest signal yet of how deeply the Coronavirus outbreak is hurting the Airline Industry. And the outlook for a recovery in air travel has dimmed in just the past two weeks, as infection rates rise in much of the U.S. and some states more»

‘With No End In Sight’ To The Coronavirus, Some Teachers ‘Are Retiring Rather Than Going Back To School’

Published on Sunday, July 12, 2020 in National Labor News
(LEESBURG, VIRGINIA) - When Christina Curfman thought about whether she could return to her second-grade classroom in the Fall, she struggled to imagine the logistics. How would she make sure her 8-year-old students kept their face masks on all day? How would they do hands-on science experiments that required working in pairs? How would she keep six feet more»

Labor Unions Plan July 20th Mass Strike To Confront Systemic Racism In Economy - Tens Of Thousands Of Fast Food, Ride-Share, Nursing Home & Airport Workers In More Than 25 Cities Are Expected To Walk Off The Job For A Full Day

Published on Friday, July 10, 2020 in National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - A National Coalition of Labor Unions, along with Racial and Social Justice Organizations, will stage a mass walkout from work this month as part of an ongoing reckoning on systemic racism and police brutality in the United States. Dubbed The Strike for Black Lives, tens of thousands of Fast Food, Ride-Share, Nursing Home and Airport more»

National Education Association Union President ‘Dares’ President Trump To Sit In Classroom Amid Coronavirus 'And Breathe That Air'

Published on Thursday, July 9, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The president of the Nation's largest Teachers' Union hit back at Republican President Demand Trump over his demand that schools resume in-person classes this Fall, saying reopening cannot take place without guaranteeing the safety of students and Staff. "Did you hear the word ‘he didn't use?’ - 'Safely,'" National more»

Meet The ‘Iron Maidens’ - The Women Of St. Louis’s Iron Workers Local 396

Published on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 in National Labor News
(ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI) - Many Iron Workers adorn their hard hats with stickers, but in St. Louis’ Iron Workers Local 396, there’s one that only the women slap on: the “Iron Maidens.” The Union counts more than 1,800 Members in the area, but only 45 or so are women. These are the “Iron Maidens.” One of them says the more»

CWA And AT&T Southwest Agree On Four-Year Contract Extension That Covers 17,000 Workers - Agreement Will Start When Ongoing Contract Expires In April 2021

Published on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 in National Labor News
(AUSTIN, TEXAS) - Communications Workers of America (CWA) District 6 has announced it has reached a contract extension agreement with AT&T Southwest in early contract negotiations. The four-year extension agreement covers 17,000 Wireline Employees who work for the company in the states of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas. "This agreement more»

Japanese Carmakers ‘Opt To Triple’ Mexican Pay ‘Rather Than Move' To The United States - Trump ‘Hailed The New NAFTA As A Job Generator, But Higher Prices Appear To Be In The Offing’

Published on Monday, July 6, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The new North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that went into effect on July 1st was touted by Republican President Donald Trump as an engine of American job creation - but Japan’s Automakers are largely opting instead to keep their Mexican operations in place and pay their Workers more or even just pay tariffs. The more»

Meatpacking Production Is 'Nearly Normal,' But Workers Are Still Coping With COVID-19 - More Than 30,000 Meatpacking Workers Nationally Have Fallen Ill, At Least 100 Have Died, With The Lives Of Others Upended Or Permanently Altered

Published on Sunday, July 5, 2020 in National Labor News
(WORTHINGTON, MINNESOTA) - Salvador Ramirez, a Meatpacking Worker at JBS in Worthington, died alone in a house not much bigger than a studio apartment a mile from the plant. His state death certificate said he was 53, but he was 66, said his wife, Maria. The two had been married for 25 years and raised two sons in Chicago. They lived separately after he more»

The UAW ‘Paid Heavily’ Last Year To Strike General Motors - Shelled Out Nearly $81 Million In Benefits To Striking Workers, According To A Federal Filing

Published on Friday, July 3, 2020 in National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) – The United Auto Workers (UAW) Union paid nearly $81 million in benefits to striking workers last year, according to a federal filing this week. The filing also noted that the Union's top negotiator against General Motors earned more than a quarter of a million dollars. While the UAW had several strikes last year, the bulk of more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka Calls On Bishop To Help USW-Represented Workers Employed At A Catholic Church-Affiliated Michigan Nursing Home - Workers Have Been Trying To Negotiate A First Contract For The Past Three Years

Published on Thursday, July 2, 2020 in National Labor News
(ESCANABA, MICHIGAN) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, leader of America’s largest Federation of Labor Unions, has joined the United Steelworkers’ (USW) fight alongside Workers who provide care for the most vulnerable patients living at the Bishop Noa Home (BNH) in Escanaba. Trumka wrote to John F. Doerfler, Bishop of Diocese more»

Trump's Plan To ‘Defund’ Unions - His NLRB ‘Is Pursuing Compensation Whenever A Union Loses A Grievance’

Published on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Following the Janus v. AFSCME decision, UCOMM reported about Anti-Union Groups' next attack on Labor Unions, which is to work to defund them. Throughout the country, these Anti-Union Groups are pushing lawsuits that attempt to collect Fair Share Dues that were paid in the years before the Janus decision. With the cases failing to win more»

Washington State Union Ironworker ‘To Show Her Strengths’ On New CBS Reality Competition ‘Tough As Nails’

Published on Tuesday, June 30, 2020 in National Labor News
(SEATTLE, WASHINGTON) – Washington State Ironworker Tara Davis wants her participation in the new CBS-TV reality competition Tough as Nails (premiering at 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 8th) to draw attention to Women Ironworkers and to show that a person’s family history does not define his or her future. Tough as Nails was created and is hosted by more»

Unionized Disneyland Workers Protest, Demand Changes To Reopening Plan

Published on Monday, June 29, 2020 in National Labor News
(ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA) – Union-represented Disneyland Workers took to the streets over the weekend (Saturday, June 27th) to call for changes to plans for the resort’s reopening, which was delayed indefinitely last week. The morning car caravan protest was organized by a coalition of Resort Labor Unions representing around 17,000 workers at more»

A Mural ‘For The Times, Brought To You In Part By’ AFSCME Members

Published on Sunday, June 28, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - It was the most visible affirmation of the sentiment sweeping the Nation - Black Lives Matter - and a defiant response to Republican President Donald Trump’s controversy-laden photo op taken earlier this month in front of the historic St. John’s Episcopal Church - and American Federation of State, County & Municipal more»

Protecting Health Care Workers: New Study ‘Spotlights Critical Gap’ In Health Security

Published on Friday, June 26, 2020 in National Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - As Health Care Workers around the world risk their lives on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response, their consistently elevated rates of infection suggest countries are not doing enough to limit their risk. In “Assessing and Reducing Risk to Health Care Workers in Outbreaks,” a new paper published in the journal Health more»

Postal Workers Caravan Delivers 2 Million ‘Save The USPS’ Petitions To Federal Lawmakers

Published on Thursday, June 25, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Snaking its way from the Washington Navy Yard to the U.S. Senate, a caravan of cars driven by Unionized Postal Workers delivered petitions with two million names, demanding Federal Lawmakers enact the HEROES (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions) Act - including its $25 billion to save the U.S. Postal Service from more»

‘No Dice’ - Union Representing Casino Workers Says ‘Masks Must Be Mandatory’ As COVID-19 Cases ‘Soar Out West’

Published on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 in National Labor News
(LAS VEGAS, NEVADA) - Nevada’s casinos began reopening early this month, with the State Gaming Control Board requiring customers wear masks during card and table games where they’re sitting with a Dealer - but that’s not anywhere near enough, say the Unions representing Casino Workers. “That’s ‘great for the dealer, but more»

AFSCME Members Nationwide Reaffirm That 'Black Lives Matter'

Published on Tuesday, June 23, 2020 in National Labor News
The killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis Police Officer in May has sparked outrage and mass protests all over the world. In cities across America, protesters are calling for racial justice and drastic reform within police departments. The rallying cry, “Black Lives Matter,” has garnered widespread support within the Labor Movement and in more»

A Labor Movement ‘Demands Better Treatment’ For Portland’s African American Strippers - Nearly 30 Strip Clubs In Portland, Oregon Agree To Strike’s Terms

Published on Monday, June 22, 2020 in National Labor News
(PORTLAND, OREGON) - On Friday (June 19th), a group of Workers picketed outside an unlikely location: Union Jacks Strip Club. It's the only club out of nearly 30 Portland establishments that won't agree to demands to ensure fair treatment of African American Dancers. "Who's ‘gonna cross a Strike Line of angry-ass’ Strippers?" says Cat Hollis, more»

U.S. ‘Ranked Worst’ For Workers’ Rights Among Major Economies - Labor Union Survey ‘Ranks Every Other G-7 Country Better’

Published on Sunday, June 21, 2020 in National Labor News
The U.S. has the worst record among major developed countries when it comes to Workers’ Rights, according to a survey of Labor Unions. The world’s largest economy is ranked a 4 in a scale by the International Trade Union Congress, meaning there are “systematic violations of rights.” Every other Group of Seven country ranks 3 or more»

Amid Calls For A General Strike, Unions Will Shut Down 29 Ports On Juneteenth

Published on Friday, June 19, 2020 in National Labor News
It was Tuesday, May 26th, the same day the video of George Floyd’s murder by four Minneapolis policemen surfaced. James Curbeam was walking to his car outside a Lowe’s store not far from where he lives in Nashville, Tennessee, when a white woman approached him demanding to know, “Why are you following me?” Curbeam, who is chairman more»

AT&T Is Laying Off Thousands Of Workers & Shutting Down At Least 250 Stores - CWA Says ‘Instead Of’ Cutting Jobs, AT&T ‘Must Lead’ The Recovery

Published on Thursday, June 18, 2020 in National Labor News
(DALLAS, TEXAS) - AT&T is cutting 3,400 jobs and shutting down more than 250 stores, a Union representing the company's Workers said. The job cuts are part of the economic effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic and the carrier's efforts to focus on growth areas, AT&T said. The layoffs come as Chief Operating Officer John Stankey prepares to take over more»