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UAW & Fiat Chrysler Reach Tentative Contract Agreement, Deal Includes Elimination Of Two-Tier Wages Over Course Of Time

Published on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - In a tentative agreement hammered out Tuesday (September 15th) night, the United Auto Workers (UAW) and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) agreed to work to eliminate the thorny issue of a Two-Tier Wage Structure over time and to address the need to reduce rising Health Care Costs that could threaten the future vitality of the industry. The more»

United Auto Workers Local 1097’s Dan Maloney Elected New President Of The 100,000-Member Rochester-Genesee Valley AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation

Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(ROCHESTER, NEW YORK) - United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 1097 President Dan Maloney has been unanimously elected as the new President of the 100,000-Member Rochester-Genesee Valley AFL-CIO Area Labor Federation, telling WNYLaborToday.com he specifically wants to focus on Organized Labor working to bring “more Manufacturing back” to the Region and more»

Survey Shows Construction Worker Shortage Raising Costs Of New Projects

Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - More than 80% of Construction Companies are having a hard time finding qualified Workers, according to a survey of 1,386 companies taken by the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC). Carpenters, Sheet Metal Installers and Concrete Workers are in especially short supply, but construction companies also are having difficulty more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: The UAW Extends Contract Talks With General Motors As Contract Expires/Negotiations On A New Deal For 35,700 Union Workers Employed At Fiat Chrysler Continue

Published on Tuesday, September 15, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) – Talks on a new contract at Fiat Chrysler continue as the United Auto Workers (UAW) have agreed to extend the deadline with General Motors (GM), the Union announced early Today (Tuesday, September 15th). Negotiations on a new deal for 35,700 UAW-Represented Workers are continuing at Fiat Chrysler. In a message to its Membership from UAW more»

New Study Shows Ontario Construction Firms Keep Construction Workers Safer & Have Far Fewer Serious Injuries Than Non-Unionized Companies

Published on Sunday, September 13, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(TORONTO, ONTARIO) – Canadian Unionized Construction Workers are significantly less likely than their Non-Unionized counterparts to be seriously injured on the job, a new province-wide study shows. The report, the first rigorous analysis of its kind in Canada, examined Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Claims Data from more than 40,000 more»

New York State AFL-CIO Commends Governor Cuomo For Okaying $15 Minimum Wage For Fast-Food Workers

Published on Friday, September 11, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - New York State AFL-CIO President Mario Cilento – whose Statewide Labor Organization Represents 2.5 million Union Workers, is commending Governor Andrew Cuomo for okaying $15 Minimum Wage for Fast Food Workers The Cuomo Administration formally approved the proposal Thursday (September 10th) and the Democratic Governor announced the more»

Unions Can Now Use Electronic Signatures For Showing Of Interest For NLRB Elections

Published on Friday, September 11, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
Labor Unions no longer will need to gather Employees’ Signatures on Authorization Cards before they can file a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for a Representation Election. General Counsel Richard F. Griffin, Jr. has issued Memorandum 15-08 announcing that effective immediately, Unions filing petitions will be allowed to more»

Analysts: GM Likely UAW Target, Small Strike Probable

Published on Friday, September 11, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) – The General Motors Company (GM) likely will be selected as the lead for UAW negotiations as contracts expire with the Detroit’s Big Three next week, according to Buckingham Research Group Auto Analysts, who also believe there’s a high probability of a small Strike. “We view GM as a ‘probable target,’ given more»

Teamsters Vow To Honor UAW Picket Lines If Union Strikes Detroit Three Automakers

Published on Friday, September 11, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - If the United Auto Workers (UAW) Strike the Detroit Three Automakers, International Brotherhood of Teamsters’ President James P. Hoffa is vowing his Union’s Members will join the UAW on the Picket Lines, according to joc.com Teamsters President Hoffa promised at the Detroit Labor Day that Unionized Car-Haulers will support the UAW more»

World’s Largest Flight Attendant Union Praises British Airways Crew For Life-Saving Quick Action After Airline Engine Fire In Las Vegas

Published on Thursday, September 10, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The Association of Flight Attendants-Communications Workers of America (AFA-CWA) is praising the life-saving actions taken by the crew of British Airways Flight 2276, who acted quickly to abort take off of their Boeing 777 and executed a safe evacuation at Las Vegas McCarran International Airport due to an engine fire that later more»

The Media Vs. The American Worker: How The 1% ‘Hijacked’ The Business Of News

Published on Wednesday, September 9, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
Labor Day was a time to kick back, put your white clothes away, eat burned meat products and, if you really love to have fun, reflect on why it is that Labor Issues get such short shrift in our Mainstream Media - But really, the point of Labor Day is in its title, so, just for a second, let’s talk about how we talk about Labor or, rather, how we more»

A Labor Day Leftover: Kicking ‘You Know What’ for the Working Class - Labor Day from Pullman To Market Basket

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
By the time President Grover Cleveland signed the act declaring the first Monday in September an Official Federal Labor Day Holiday, Workers at the Pullman Palace Car Company had been on strike over six weeks. The Workers at the Railroad Car Manufacturer had seen their wages cut by almost 25% following the panic of 1893, but did not get a commensurate rent more»

Coalition Of Labor Union Women Launch First National Survey: All Union-Represented Female Workers Asked To Participate In Survey That Focuses On Their Health Needs

Published on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
“As part of its commitment to ‘empower’ Union Women,” Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) President Connie Leak has announced what is being described as the first National Survey Targeting the Health of Female Union Workers - and is asking all Union-Represented Female Workers across the United States to take the time to answer the more»

A Labor Day Message From CSEA President Danny Donohue: Raising The Wages Of Undervalued Workers Means A ‘Better New York For All’

Published on Monday, September 7, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
"A rising tide lifts all boats." This has long been a cornerstone reason for Labor's Commitment to Improving Working Conditions for Union Members and all Working People. There is ample evidence that the rising tide is good for Individuals, Families, Communities, Business and our Economy as a whole. When people share in prosperity, it's good for everyone more»

1199 SEIU Caregivers At Fiddlers Green Manor Nursing Home In Western New York Announce Strike Vote, Which Union Will Act On If No Progress Is Made During September 10th Negotiations

Published on Monday, September 7, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SPRINGVILLE, NEW YORK) – Union Represented Caregivers at Fiddlers Green Manor Nursing Home in Springville have voted to empower their Union Bargaining Committee to issue a notice to strike, if no progress is made at the next negotiating session that is scheduled for Thursday, September 10th, 1199 Service Employees International Union Representatives more»

National Unemployment Rate Edges Down To 5.1% In August

Published on Sunday, September 6, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Even though Workers continue to suffer the negative effects of a Global Economy where the rules are written to keep wages low, the U.S. Economy added 173,000 jobs in August and unemployment was 5.1% - down from July's 5.3%, according to figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Despite the Unemployment Rate more»

Real Estate Board Of New York & The Building And Construction Trades Council Of Greater New York Ready To Begin Wage Talks For Workers At Residential Projects Receiving Lucrative Tax Breaks

Published on Sunday, September 6, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Two Powerful Trade Organizations that control the fate of a Controversial Property-Tax Exemption known as 421-a will begin determining the program's future as soon as late September. In June, the New York State Legislature passed preliminary reforms to 421-a, a program designed to spur construction of predominately rental housing by more»

1199 SEIU-Represented Workers Raise Standards & Protect Quality Care In First Union Contract Reached At Utica’s Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

Published on Sunday, September 6, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(UTICA, NEW YORK) – Union-Represented Caregivers Employed at the Utica Rehabilitation and Nursing Center - who voted to join 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) United Healthcare Workers East earlier this year, have ratified their First Collective Bargaining Agreement with management. The vote was overwhelming in favor of the four-year more»

Democratic Party Adopts $15/hour Minimum Wage Into National Platform

Published on Sunday, September 6, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
The Democratic Party has adopted a call to Raise the Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour as part of their established party platform heading into the 2016 election season. The move further polarizes the progressive wing of the party by moving them further to the left of both the Republican Party, and corporate centrist Democrats such as Hillary Clinton. In more»

Seattle Teachers Vote To Strike If Contract Agreement With School District Isn’t Reached, Which Could Delay The Start Of School

Published on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SEATTLE) - Seattle Educators voted unanimously Thursday (September 3rd) night to strike if the Teachers Union and School District fail to reach a contract agreement, which could delay the start of school next week on Wednesday. The strike would start that day. Members took a voice vote, with more than 2,000 people in attendance yelling “aye” more»

CWA Calls For Regulators To Investigate Verizon’s Refusal To Invest In Landline Upkeep

Published on Saturday, September 5, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The Communications Workers of America (CWA) is filing letters with Telephone Regulators in six states and Washington, D.C. calling on them to open investigations into the deterioration of Verizon’s Copper Landline Networks. In July, Verizon admitted in a letter to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) that it had only spent more»

This Is What A National Strike Looks Like: 150 Million Workers Represented By 10 Major Trade Unions In India Go On Nationwide Strike

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(INDIA) – More Than 150 Million Workers are on Strike across India, crippling the operation of Various Sectors - including essential services. The Nationwide Protest has been called by 10 Major Trade Unions after talks with the Federal Government over its Pro-Business Measures failed. Skirmishes have been reported in some parts of the country, more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka Urges Democratic Presidential Candidate Clinton To Reject Trans-Pacific Trade Agreement

Published on Friday, September 4, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Labor Leader Richard Trumka has an idea for Hillary Clinton to energize her Presidential Campaign after a listless summer: take a position on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Specifically, the head of the National AFL-CIO suggested that coming out against the 12-Country Trade Deal would help generate excitement for the Democratic more»

Steel Industry Battle Shows Why Unions Are Necessary - USW ‘Holding The Line’ Against ‘Race to the Bottom"

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
As We Approach Labor Day, the Old Question About What Unions are Good for is Being Played Out in the Steel Industry, Where Allegheny Technologies (ATI) Has Locked Out More Than 2,000 Workers in an Effort to Extract Sizable Concessions on Health and Retirement Benefits From the United Steelworkers (USW). ATI Intends to Replace Those Workers With Non-Union more»

NYC Winterfest Musicians Owed $40,000 From French Production Company - Dispute Shows Wage Theft Isn’t Confined To Construction Sites Or The Service Industry

Published on Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Later This Month, a Potential Audience of 16 Million Viewers in 39 Countries Will be Tuning in to Watch the New York City Winter Jazzfest That Was Recorded in January of This Year, But - Unfortunately - None of the Artists Performing in Those Knock Out Shows at the Bitter End and at Subculture in Greenwich Village Have Been Fully Paid. more»

UAW Members Pass Strike Authorization Measure Should Fiat Chrysler Fail To Bargain In Good Faith During New Contract Negotiations

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - In a Procedural Vote Completed Last Week, Unionized Workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. Voted Heavily in Favor of Going on Strike Against the Company if the United Autoworkers (UAW) Determines Chrysler Has Not Bargained in Good Faith. Chrysler and the UAW Kicked Off New Contract Negotiations in July and the Union Has Also Started more»

From Crain’s Detroit: Well-Run United Auto Workers Trust Serves As A Model For Proposed Health Care Co-Op

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - Over the Past Five Years, the United Auto Workers (UAW) Retiree Medical Benefits Trust Under Executive Director Fran Parker Has Been Fairly Successful in Managing the Health Care Needs of 775,000 Retired Autoworkers and Their Dependents, Both Inside Michigan and in Other States. And it Has Been Called a Model for a Proposed UAW Health Care more»

Transit Union Starts Organizing New York City's Tour Bus Industry

Published on Tuesday, September 1, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - The Union That Represents Subway and Bus Workers in New York City Has Started Organizing the Big Apple’s Tour Bus Industry. Go New York Tours, Which Operates Those Bright Green Double-Decker Buses You See in Times Square, Joined the Transport Works Union (TWU) Local 100 in April and Began Negotiations in July. Open Loop New York, more»

The Communications Workers Of America Says Verizon Is Needlessly Passing Up Broadband Money

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) - The Communications Workers of America (CWA), the Union That Represents Many Verizon Employees and Has Been in a Contract Dispute Along With the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) With the Company, is Criticizing Their Passing Up Federal Dollars to Expand Broadband Service Into Rural, Underserved Areas. Verizon, more»

L.A.’s Alliance College-Ready Charter Schools Refuses To Settle Labor Law Violations, Abruptly Pulls Out Of Settlement Conference Called By State Labor Board

Published on Monday, August 31, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(LOS ANGELES) - Alliance College-Ready Public Schools - Which is the Largest Charter School Operator in the City of Los Angeles - Failed to Appear at a Settlement Conference in Late August, Which Was Called for by the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB). Educators at the Charter School Chain Had Hoped Alliance College-Ready Public Schools more»

United Steelworkers Union Says It Won't Strike - Yet - At ArcelorMittal & U.S. Steel As Contract Expiration Nears

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(CHICAGO) - Encouraged by the Overall Direction of its Most Recent Discussions With Arcelormittal at the Bargaining Table, the United Steelworkers (USW) Union says it Won't Call for a Strike on Tuesday (September 1th), The Day Its Current Contracts With ArcelorMittal and U.S. Steel Expire. "As Long as We’re Engaged With Management, We Ask All USW more»

This Is What Unions Do: ‘Thanks’ To The Persistence Of Wisconsin AFSCME Council 32, Milwaukee County Workers Win Raise

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN) - Thanks to the Persistence of Wisconsin American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 32, a Majority of Milwaukee County Employees Now Have a 1.5% Cost-of-Living Wage Increase. It Took Months of One-on-One With County Supervisors, But the Efforts Succeeded When the County Board Voted Overwhelmingly more»

New York State Nurses Association Cancels Strike At Schenectady’s Ellis Hospital After Tentative Deal Reached Following 20 Months Of Negotiations

Published on Sunday, August 30, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SCHENECTADY, NEW YORK) – Roughly 600 New York State Nurses Association (NYSNA)-Represented Registered Nurses (RNs) at Ellis Hospital in Schenectady Have Called Off a Strike After Reaching a Tentative Agreement Early Saturday Morning (August 29th). NYSNA Representatives Notified Ellis Hospital on August 20th the Union Nurses Intended to Strike on more»

Verizon Walks Away From $550M+ In Federal Broadband Money - Only Telecom Company To Do So, Exacerbating Digital Divide

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – This Week, Verizon Became the Only Major U.S. Telecommunications Company to Turn Down Federal Funding to Build Broadband in Unserved, Primarily Rural, Communities - Leaving Many Residents in Eight States and the District Of Columbia Without Access to Vital Communications Options. The Company Was Offered $568 Million Over Six more»

UAW & Deere To Kick Off Contract Talks Amid Roiling Economy

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(MOLINE, ILLINOIS) - Moline-Based Deere and the United Auto Workers (UAW) Kicked Off Negotiations on a New Contract This Week That Covers 11,000 UAW Members and Expires on October 1st. Amid Sustained Weakness in the North American Farm Economy, Deere is Struggling to Keep Up Sales and Profits. Farmers Have Less Income Due to Lower Commodity Prices, Making more»

Hundreds Of NYSUT Educators Rally At The New York State Fair In Syracuse For ‘Fair’ness For Public Education

Published on Saturday, August 29, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SYRACUSE, NEW YORK) - You Could Not Miss Them - Hundreds of Educators From Central New York Walking Through Booths, the Midway, Agriculture Buildings, Dairy Buildings and Past Stages of Musicians at the Great New York State Fair in Syracuse, Often, Erupting Into Chants of “Let Us Teach!” During the Opening Day of the State Fair This Week, more»

NLRB Gives Labor A Major Win In Subcontractor Case

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
As Expected, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Thursday (August 27th) Gave Workers a Major Victory in a Case Over Who's the Boss When a Big Company Hires a Labor Subcontractor to Manage its Workforce - and This Decision May Very Well Signal the Beginning of the End of Outdated Laws That Fail to Address an Economic Structure Tilted Against Working more»

WeWork Lays Off Nearly All Of Its Office Cleaners After They Move To Unionize

Published on Friday, August 28, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Co-Working Startup WeWork Has Laid Off All But 15 of the 150 People it Subcontracted to Clean its 17 New York City Offices, Just a Few Months After Those Workers Started Organizing to Join a Union. Gothamist Reports the Workers’ Contract With WeWork Expired on Sunday (August 23rd) and When They Came to Work a Day Later on Monday, more»

Google Express Workers In California ‘Go Union’ - Choose Teamsters Representation

Published on Thursday, August 27, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SAN LEANDRO, CALIFORNIA) - Warehouse and Shipping Workers at Google Express Services Have Voted by a Strong Majority in Favor of Representation by Teamsters Local 853 in San Leandro, California, the Union Announced This Week. The 151 Workers Employed at Google Express in Palo Alto, Through Contractor Adecco, Had Sought Out the Teamsters for Help With more»

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Calls For Investigation Of Verizon, NY Telecom Industry

Published on Tuesday, August 25, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK) - In a Letter to the New York Public Service Commission (NYPSC), State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Called for Formal Proceedings “to Fully Understand the Impact of Deregulation on Consumers and Businesses.” The NYPSC Recently Convened Public Hearings Across the State, Where Elected Officials, Labor Representatives - Including more»

United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams Blasts Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump As The ‘Enemy’ Of The Middle Class

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(DETROIT) - United Auto Workers (UAW) President Dennis Williams Today (Wednesday, August 19th) Branded Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump “an Enemy” of the American Middle Class - Heaping Criticism on the Billionaire’s Economic Prescription for the Auto Industry. Williams Rejected Trump’s Suggestion That Detroit’s more»

Information You Can Use From The Laborers International Union Of North America: So-Called ‘Cadillac Tax’ To Hit Paychecks In 2018

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
You May Not Have Heard of the 40% Benefits Tax, Also Known as the Cadillac Tax, But it’s a Penalty Built Into the Affordable Care Act (ACA) That Will Take Effect in 2018. The Laborers International Union of North America (LIUNA And Others are Working Hard to Get Congress to Repeal the Benefits Tax Because it Could Destroy the Health and Welfare Funds more»

Working To Dispel A Negative Image: Union-Represented Construction Workers Write ‘Sweet Messages’ On Steel Beams For Kids In Stony Brook Hospital To See

Published on Friday, August 21, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(STONY BROOK, NEW YORK) - When Kids at One Long Island Hospital Look Outside, They Now Have Something to Smile About - Thanks to Some Thoughtful Unionized Construction Workers. Ironworkers From Local 361 Have Been Working to Build a New Children's Hospital Next to the Stony Brook University Hospital and Several Week Ago, the Workers Wrote Some Comforting more»

Manhattan’s Manhole Covers, Made In India - A Documentary Explores The Realities Of Global Trade By Observing Indian Foundry Workers

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(NEW YORK CITY) - Natasha Raheja Had Her Curiosity Piqued About New York City Manhole Covers in Much the Same Way That I Did From Strolling the Streets of Washington, D.C. and Alexandria, Virginia. The Dallas Native Was Walking Along the Thoroughfares of New York City One Day Shortly After Having Moved From Texas, When she Noticed Made in India Stamped more»

Anti-Union Group Fighting Fast Food Organizing Now Going After Home Care Workers - Can Workers & Unions Create A Movement Strong Enough To Fight Back?

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
For-Profit Home Care Employers are Taking Federal Dollars and Using Them to Hire Workers at Sub-Minimum Wages - With Virtually No Public Accountability. The Home Health Aide in Scrubs Pushing a Client's Wheelchair Up the Ramp From Street to Sidewalk May Appear to Have Little in Common With a Cashier at McDonalds or Pizza Hut, But Chances are, the Company more»

In The Wake Of The Tracy Morgan Car Crash That Killed One Passenger, National AFL-CIO Transportation Trades President Ed Wytkind Says The U.S. Has A “Driver Fatigue Crisis”

Published on Thursday, August 20, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Earlier This Month the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Ruled the Tracy Morgan Car Crash That Killed One Passenger Was Caused by Speed and Driver Fatigue, Which Has National AFL-CIO Transportation Trades Department (TTD) President Ed Wytkind Responding That the Findings Should Act as a “Wake Up Call” for more»

Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Urges Unions To “Stand Up” And Use Their “Power” To Crush The Koch Brothers

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
Democratic Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders is Calling on Unions to Rise Up and Join His Political Revolution to Defeat the Koch Brothers. During a Speech Made at the Nevada State AFL-CIO Constitutional Convention, U.S. Senator Sanders said: As a Result of the Disastrous Citizens United Supreme Court Decision, the Koch Brothers - the Second more»

AFSCME Fights For Equal Pay For All Workers At The University Of California

Published on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
(SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA) - Lawmakers in the State of California Have Introduced a Measure That Would Guarantee Employees of Private Firms Providing Contract Services to the University are Paid Commensurate Wages as Career University of California (UC) Employees Performing the Same Jobs. Historically, Unions Benefit All Working People - Union and Non-Union more»

Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders Wants Unions To Run Their Own Democratic Debates

Published on Monday, August 17, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
“I’d Like to See the DNC (Democratic National Committee) Have More Debates,” Presidential Candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders Told Face The Nation Host John Dickerson. “I Would Like to See Labor Union Groups. I Would Like To See Environmental Groups, Women’s Groups, Gay Groups … Different Constituencies, Host more»

BREAKING LABOR NEWS: NLRB Rules – In A Very Narrow Decision - Northwestern Players Cannot Unionize

Published on Monday, August 17, 2015 in State-National Labor News Archive
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Announced Today (Monday, August 17th) That it Will Not Uphold the March 2014 Ruling Which said Northwestern’s Football Players are University Employees. As a Result of the NLRB’s Decision, Northwestern’s Players Will Not be Able to Unionize. According to Bloomberg, the NLRB Reached a Unanimous more»