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UAW-Represented GM Workers To Receive Profit-Sharing Checks Of Up To $11,000 - Payout Is The Highest For Any Of Detroit’s Automakers

Published on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - General Motors (GM) earned $6.3 billion in the fourth quarter, more than five times the year's-earlier $1.1 billion, and its United Auto Workers (UAW) Union-represented Workers will receive profit sharing checks of up to $11,000, based on the company's 2016 pre-tax profit in North America of $11 billion. The profit sharing payout is the highest more»

18,000 USW-Represented Members Employed At More Than A Dozen Facilities Across the United States Ratify New Three-Year Contract With U.S. Steel

Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(PITTSBURGH) – By a greater than 2-to-1 margin, Members of the United Steelworkers (USW) Union have ratified a new three-year contract with U.S. Steel that covers 18,000 Workers at more than a dozen facilities across the United States, USW Officials announced Monday (February 1st). The new contract takes effect immediately. The two sides reached a more»

300 Union Plumbers From Across The U.S. Spent The Weekend Installing Water Filters For Flint Residents - For Free

Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(FLINT, MICHIGAN) - Due to the inaction of State of Michigan and Federal Officials, thousands of people in Flint have been exposed to unsafe levels of lead in their water. But over the weekend, 300 Union Plumbers took matters into their own hands by descending on Flint to install new faucets and water filters - for free. Many Flint residents needed new more»

Organized Labor Across New York State Grows By Nearly 60,000 New Members, According To The Latest Bureau Of Labor Statistics - Empire State Remains The Most Unionized State In The United States

Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – According to the latest report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), New York State remains the most Unionized state in the United States, with 24.7% of the Workforce belonging to a Union, and – the Labor Movement across New York has grown by nearly 60,000 new Members. New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento said more»

The Detroit Federation Of Teachers Sues Detroit Schools - Suit Alleges Conditions In Public Schools Have Exposed Students To Dangerous Environments

Published on Tuesday, February 2, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - The Detroit Federation of Teachers has filed a lawsuit Thursday against the city's Public School System, calling for officials to repair what it calls dangerous school conditions and the removal of the system's state-appointed emergency manager. The suit filed by the Teachers’ Union alleges that the fiscal and building conditions overseen more»

Despite The State Having A Right-To-Work (For Less) Law, Labor Union Membership In Michigan Rises In 2015

Published on Monday, February 1, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(THE STATE OF MICHIGAN) - Michigan Union Membership rebounded significantly in 2015 after a sharp decline in 2014, according to Federal Statistics that were released last week, with the percentage of all Employees with Union Memberships rising from 14.5% to 15.2%. Michigan AFL-CIO President Ron Bieber said Union Membership tends to go up and down slightly more»

It Doesn’t Matter In What Country You Live, More & More Workers Are Unionizing – Case In Point, Ottawa, Canada Where Workers Employed At The Baton Rouge Steakhouse & Bar Join The UFCW

Published on Monday, February 1, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(OTTAWA, CANADA) - Canadian Workers employed at the Baton Rouge Steakhouse & Bar in Downtown Ottawa are the newest members of United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 206 after a majority recently voted to join the Union – becoming the first-ever Baton Rouge Restaurant to be Unionized in Canada. The Baton Rouge Members work as Servers, more»

Once Again, New York State Is The ‘Most Unionized State In The Nation’ With Almost A Quarter Of Its Workers Belonging To A Union

Published on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK STATE) - New York State remains the most Unionized State in the nation, according to the numbers released this week by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Nationally, the portion of Workers who were Members of Unions in 2015 held steady at 11.1% compared with the previous year. New York's percentage increased by 0.1%. Two sets of numbers are more»

Staples-NLRB Case: Secret Document Exposes U.S. Postal Service Privatization Planning

Published on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A document unearthed in proceedings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) reveals why the American Postal Workers Union (APWU) is adamant that the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) deal with Staples - and others like it - must be stopped. The March 26th, 2012, document exposes the secret privatization more»

This Is What You Get When Working People Vote Republican: Prevailing Wage Repealed by West Virginia House – Bill Now Moves to Senate

Published on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA) - By a vote of 55-to-44, the House of Delegates in the State of West Virginia this week voted to abolish this State's Prevailing Wage Law. Organized Labor is not happy about the repeal, because Union Members feel it is going to result in lower pay and benefits on State Construction Projects. "It's ‘terrible.’ It's more»

This Is Why Nearly 1,200 Nurses In The State Of Pennsylvania Unionized Last Week: They Complained About Poor Working Conditions & Their Feared For Patient Safety

Published on Saturday, January 30, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(PHILADELPHIA) - Nurses at two Pennsylvania hospitals were fed up with poor working conditions, subpar equipment, ineffective scheduling and inadequate staffing, an environment that they believed was simply unsafe for their patients - so last week nearly 1,200 of them voted to Unionize. More than 330 Registered Nurses (RNs) at Delaware County Memorial more»

Ford Profit Triggers Record $9,300 UAW Worker Bonuses

Published on Friday, January 29, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) – The Ford Motor Company reported a strong fourth-quarter and full-year profit on Thursday (January 28th), enough to trigger record $9,300 Profit Sharing Checks for about 52,700 Hourly Workers represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) Union. The Automaker reported net income of $1.9 billion in the fourth quarter and $7.4 billion for the more»

Rockland County CSEA Members Ratify New Contract That Features Number Of Improvements – From An Hourly Wage Increase To Additional Vacation Days

Published on Friday, January 29, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(POMONA, NEW YORK) – By a 3-to-1 margin, 1,300 Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA)-represented Workers have ratified a new Labor Agreement with the County of Rockland, Union Officials announced Thursday (January 28th). According to CSEA Labor Relations Specialist Larry Sparber, the Union's Chief Negotiator, the new contract agreement impacting more»

Did You Hear About This? - Democrat Punches Fellow Dem For Supporting Right-To-Work In Missouri

Published on Friday, January 29, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(THE STATE OF MISSOURI) - A Missouri Democratic lawmaker released a restraining order earlier this week against one of his colleagues who allegedly assaulted him for supporting a Republican-backed proposal to end Mandatory Union Dues. Representative Courtney Allen Curtis released the restraining order against fellow Democrat Representative Michael Butler. more»

Los Angeles County Federation of Labor ‘Stands In Solidarity’ With The California Faculty Association – Should The CFA Go Out On Strike

Published on Friday, January 29, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(LOS ANGELES) - The California Faculty Association (CFA) has announced it is still prepared to Strike if California State University Trustees refuse to raise Wages once fact-finding reports are released - and the CFA officials say they will not be alone. The Los Angeles County Federation of Labor has announced it will Strike in Solidarity with the CFA, more»

Fiat Chrysler-UAW Members To Receive $4,000 In Profit Sharing

Published on Thursday, January 28, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - About 40,000 United Auto Workers (UAW)-represented Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV Employees will receive Profit Sharing Payments of up to $4,000 for 2015. The bonuses are the largest under the Automaker’s four-year Contract with the UAW from 2011, up 45% from the previous high of $2,750 in 2014. The Unionized Employees will receive the more»

Time To Start Thinking About ‘Not Buying’ Oreos, Ritz Crackers & Cadbury Chocolates After Mondelez Bakeries Announces Closure Of Nine Bakery Lines In Chicago – Has Plans To Shift Jobs To Mexico

Published on Thursday, January 28, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(CHICAGO) - Mondelez Bakeries, which makes Oreo Cookies, Ritz Crackers and Cadbury Chocolates, has announced yet another round of layoffs at its Chicago bakery and also made it known that company plans to enlarge its Mexico facilities as it closes nine bakery lines in the Windy City, some of which have been operating for 60 years. The company has been more»

The Flint Water Crisis: No Union Plumbers Have Been Called Upon To Replace Water Pipes In Any Of The City’s Impacted 15,000 To 20,000 Homes That Contain Lead

Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(FLINT, MICHIGAN) - It's been three weeks since Michigan declared a State of Emergency in Flint, but not a single water pipe that contains lead has been replaced, NBC News has learned. The city's utilities manager and a Union Official confirmed that none of the costly plumbing work has been started - even though experts agree it's the permanent solution to more»

IBEW Joins Other Unions To Oppose Congressional Anti-Union Bill That Aims To Kill Government Project Labor Agreements

Published on Wednesday, January 27, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Anti-Union Legislation seeking to limit the use of Project Labor Agreements (PLAs) met determined resistance in this month when the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) joined forces with signatory contractors and other Unions to oppose it in Congress. The deceptively named Government Neutrality in Contracting Act more»

Labor Goes South - Can The Movement Rebuild Itself Below The Mason-Dixon Line & Change Southern Politics In The Process?

Published on Monday, January 25, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
At the National AFL-CIO’s 2013 Convention in Los Angeles - the Savannah, Georgia Regional Central Labor Council offered a resolution with a rather simple message: Quit messing around and get serious about organizing the South. Global corporations were flooding into the region, the Council argued, paying Workers wages so low that they were bringing more»

More Good Organizing News: After Five-Year Battle, O’Reilly Auto Parts Warehouse Workers & Drivers In California Win Teamster Representation

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(MORENO VALLEY, CALIFORNIA) - For half a decade, Workers at a warehouse in Moreno Valley, California have gone without Union Representation despite voting in favor of joining Teamsters Local 166 in 2010. Now the 65 Warehouse Workers and Drivers of Ozark Automotive Distributors, who stock and deliver supplies to O'Reilly Auto Parts Stores, can finally call more»

New Report From The National AFL-CIO: The 2016 Raising Wages Agenda

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Marking nearly one year since the first ever Raising Wages Summit, the National AFL-CIO has released a new report detailing the successes, struggles and path ahead to raise Wages for Working People. The report: Fighting for a Better Life: How Working People Across America are Organizing to Raise Wages and Improve Work, finds that more»

The Labor Prospect: Unions In 2016

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
The 1.3 million-Member United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) has endorsed Hillary Clinton for President, joining several other major Unions (including Teacher Unions, the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)) that have cast their support for the Democratic more»

Workers From Oklahoma & Virginia Describe Damage From So-Called ‘Right To Work’ “This Is ‘Not About’ Job Creation - It’s About ‘Attacking’ Unions.”

Published on Friday, January 22, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(CHARLESTON, WEST VIRGINIA) - Workers from the States of Oklahoma and Virginia visited Charleston this week to talk about how so-called Right-To-Work (for less) Laws that hurt economies, lower wages, impair Worker Safety and eliminate jobs. “We’ve presented ‘countless facts and figures’ which show that a Right-To-Work Law more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: Kangol Hat Manufacturer Hits Fundraising Target To Ship Knitting Machines Back To The United States From China

Published on Friday, January 22, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(ADAMSTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA) - It went right down to the wire, with appeal after appeal made for donations to an expiring Kickstarter Campaign whose goal was to create new U.S. Manufacturing Jobs by transporting Specialized Knitting Machines that make Kangol Hats from China to back to Pennsylvania. With about 10 hours until its deadline, Bollman Hat Company more»

NLRB: Walmart Strikes Lawful, Reinstate Workers

Published on Friday, January 22, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Walmart Stores Incorporated unlawfully retaliated against Workers who participated in Strikes in 2013 and must offer to reinstate 16 dismissed Employees, a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Judge ruled on Thursday (January 21st). Administrative Law Judge Geoffrey Carter said in a ruling posted on the board's website that the U.S. more»

The Retail, Wholesale & Department Store Union Applauds Passage Of The Grocery Worker Retention Act

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Grocery Worker Retention Act (GWRA), which provides for a 90-day transition period to eligible Employees following a change in ownership of a grocery store in New York City, became law earlier this week. The transition period is a temporary protection for Employees who before faced the possibility of sudden unemployment when their more»

Labor Experts Call For Major Reform To Union Election Law

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
When a manager wants to quash a Union Drive, one of the most effective tools to do that is the Captive Audience Meeting — that is, a meeting held on company property during regular working hours, with compulsory attendance by all Employees. A Captive Audience Meeting can be an opportunity for management or Anti-Union Consultants to cajole, persuade more»

Are You A Working Person Thinking About Voting For Trump For President? Then Think Again: Appeals Court Affirms Trump Entertainment Can Strip Union Benefits

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY) – Late last week, a Federal Appeals Court ruled against Atlantic City’s Casino Workers Union in a dispute over Health and Pension Benefits eliminated at the Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey - a judgment that sets the stage for Wall Street Mogul Carl Icahn to take over the resort as it exits more»

Airport Workers Across The U.S. Rally For Better Wages

Published on Tuesday, January 19, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEWARK, NEW JERSEY) - Across the United States Monday (January 18th), hundreds of Airport Workers protested in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. From Newark, New Jersey to Washington, D.C., and from Chicago to Miami, Workers called for a Minimum Wage Increase to $15 an hour. In Newark, Workers carried picket signs of Martin Luther King through the more»

On This Annual Observance Of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Remember The Fight Goes On: After Demanding Voter ID Laws, Alabama Republicans Close DMVs In ALL Black Counties

Published on Monday, January 18, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(THE STATE OF ALABAMA) – In late 2015, the State of Alabama announced that it would no longer be issuing Drivers Licenses in predominately African American Counties. This is extremely problematic - because Alabama now requires a Photo ID to vote. By making it impossible to receive a Driver’s License in Counties where 75% of Registered Voters more»

Via The Baltimore Sun: Labor Leaders Slam U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski Over Visa Program - Chastising Her For Supporting An Expanded Guest Worker Program & Accusing Her Of ‘Selling Out’ American Workers

Published on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(BALTIMORE, MARYLAND) - More than a dozen National Union Leaders have sent a scathing letter to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski, chastising her for supporting an expanded Guest Worker Program and accusing her of selling out American Workers. Leadership of the North America's Building Trades Unions delivered their message last week to protest the Maryland more»

Huffington Post Management Voluntarily Recognizes Employee Union, Making It The Largest Digital News Outlet To Organize

Published on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Huffington Post's Management has voluntarily recognized its Employees' Union, making the Digital Media Outlet the largest ever to organize. "I am delighted to let you know that we have reached an agreement with the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) to proceed to voluntary recognition by counting signed union cards," said Arianna more»

International Association Of Machinists Leaders Tell Congress “Don’t Call Us” If You Vote For The Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal

Published on Sunday, January 17, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - International Association Of Machinists (IAM) Legislative and Political Director Hasan Solomon recently delivered a stern warning to Elected Members of Congress who are on the fence about the latest job-killing trade and economic deal - the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), telling a crowd of Labor, Environmental and Faith Activists on more»

Boeing & Engineers Union Reach Surprise Contract Agreement

Published on Friday, January 15, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(RENTON, WASHINGTON) - Boeing Co. and the Society of Professional Engineering Employees in Aerospace - the Union representing 20,000 of its Engineers and Technical Workers - have reached a Tentative Agreement for a six-year Contract Extension, avoiding a potentially costly showdown later this year and guaranteeing Labor Peace into the next decade. The new more»

National AFL-CIO Bashes Donald Trump – Labor Leader Richard Trumka Accuses GOP Front-Runner Of Injecting Xenophobia Into The Presidential Race

Published on Friday, January 15, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The nation's largest Labor Group bashed Donald Trump on Thursday (January 14), accusing the GOP front-runner of injecting xenophobia into the presidential race. During a National AFL-CIO event on racism in politics, President Richard Trumka said the Union has had "a number of conversations" with Trump supporters in its efforts to more»

Seattle Food Jobs Soar After $11 Minimum Wage Starts

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SEATTLE) - Trying to tie short-term data to employment and economic trends is a dangerous game. Usually the time frame is too narrow, creating the danger of seeing patterns that don’t mean anything in a larger context. Sometimes when you wait longer, what seems to have been a disaster turns into something else. One example from last summer was more»

NYC Mayor De Blasio Signs Into Law Paid Parental Leave, Up To 12 Weeks At 100% Of Salary

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a personnel order to provide Paid Parental Leave Policy to approximately 20,000 New York City Employees, providing six weeks of paid time off for Maternity, Paternity, Adoption and Foster Care Leave - at 100% of salary or up to 12 weeks total when combined with existing leave. “For too long, new more»

Labor Reporter Steven Greenhouse Via The Guardian: Supreme Court Justices Put On Defensive In Overturning 1977 Teachers’ Union Case

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - In Monday’s (January 11th) oral arguments at the U.S. SUPREME Court, U.S. Solicitor General Donald Verrilli, Jr. sought to put the Court’s five Conservative Members on the spot. Verrilli did this in a closely watched case in which 10 California Teachers assert that being forced to pay Union Fees violates their First more»

Hundreds Of Advocacy Groups Ask Congress To Block Obama’s TPP Trade Pact

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - A coalition of more than 1,500 interest groups has sent a letter to Congress demanding lawmakers block the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreement, the 12-nation Pacific Rim Trade Pact championed by the Obama Administration. "The questions policymakers ‘should be asking’ about these rules is whether, on the whole, more»

Machinists Union Members At Hawaiian Airlines Ratify Contracts

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(HAWAII) – 2,200 Union-represented Mechanic and Related, Clerical, Office, Stores, Fleet Service and Passenger Service Employees at Hawaiian Airlines have overwhelmingly ratified tentative agreements, International Association of Machinists (IAM) Districts 141 and 142 have announced. The five-year accords provide Pay Increases and Enhanced Job more»

What Would Happen If The Court ‘Kneecaps’ Labor Unions In Its Final Decision On Friedrich’s Vs. California Teachers Federation?

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Ordinarily you might think that overruling a 40-year-old precedent -around which thousands of Union Contracts are organized, and upon which half of the States have come to rely - would be a heavy lift for the U.S. Supreme Court - which prizes humility and restraint - Nah. As is often the case with the most transparently partisan more»

California Labor Unions React To U.S. Supreme Court Debate On Use Of Union Dues

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Public Union Officials in California plowed through a 100-page U.S. Supreme Court transcript on Monday (January 11th), trying to divine how the nine Justices are leaning in a case with the potential to tie a knot in the pipeline of money that feeds their treasuries. While the outcome of Friedrichs vs. California Teachers Association more»

Unions Up And Down The State Of California Grant The California Faculty Association Strike Sanctions, Promise Their Support

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA) - Up and down the State of California, the California Faculty Association (CFA) is receiving the support of a number of Central Labor Councils (CLCs) - which are part of the AFL-CIO and are comprised of many Union Locals in a particular region, should the CFA go out on Strike. These CLCs have the authority to adopt “strike more»

More Workers Make The Decision To ‘Go Union:’ Employees Workers at The Keg Steakhouse & Bar In Ontario join the United Food & Commercial Workers

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(BARRIE, ONTARIO) – Kitchen Staff, Servers, Bartenders and Hostesses for one of the most popular restaurant chains in Canada - the Keg Steakhouse & Bar - are the newest Members of the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) after voting to join the union. The Keg Employees in Barrie, Ontario recently voted to Go Union to obtain Better more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: Public Sector Unions Get ‘Brutalized’ In The U.S. Supreme Court, Which Seems Poised To Reject Mandatory Union Fees For Teachers

Published on Monday, January 11, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Let’s not beat around the bush - Public Sector Unions had a simply terrible day in the Supreme Court on Monday (January 11th), according to observations made by ThinkProgress, which covered the unusually long, 80-minute Oral Arguments Session that was delivered in the Friedrich’s vs. California Teachers Association case in more»

An Analysis On The Biggest Threat To Public Employee Unions: U.S. Supreme Court Begins Hearing Arguments Monday In Friedrich’s Vs. California Techers Association

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – On Monday (January 11th), when the U.S. Supreme Court returns from its holiday recess, it will devote an expanded argument to a case that has made Unions which represent Government Workers deeply fearful for their financial future and their public stature. A significant blow to their treasuries could come if Non-Union Workers are more»

Via The New York Times: ‘Fighting Back By Banding Together’ - Doctors Decide To Unionize In The State Of Oregon Because Of Medical Center’s Plan To Increase Efficiency By Outsourcing

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SPRINGFIELD, OREGON) - Early in the morning on August 12th, 2015, a 68-year-old man named Barry turned up at PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center in Springfield, Oregon confused and feverish. The case was not a candidate for even a minor subplot on the TV Show House. The admitting doctor stopped one of the patient’s medications and inserted an more»

NYSNA-Represented Nurses Locked Out Of Nathan Littauer Hospital In Goversville Over Contract Dispute

Published on Friday, January 8, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(GLOVERSVILLE, NEW YORK) - About 130 Registered Nurses (RNs) won't be drawing either any blood or any paychecks for the next four days as they've been locked out of work at Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. The issue seems to be a broken down two-year-old Contract Negotiation that has turned into a full-blown and very bitter Labor Dispute - and has more»

USW Fights Unfair Trade To Preserve American Paper Industry

Published on Friday, January 8, 2016 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The United Steelworkers (USW) Union is reacting to the U.S. Commerce Department, which has determined that dumping of coated paper is likely to continue or recur if existing tariffs are revoked. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) is getting ready to consider whether unfairly traded uncoated paper imports are injuring more»