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‘Meet The Koch Sisters’ – National AFL-CIO Goes After Anti-Union/Anti-Worker Koch Brothers In New Ad Campaign

Published on Thursday, September 4, 2014 in Young Unionists
(WASHINGTON) - The National AFL-CIO is Taking Aim at the Conservative- Anti-Union/Anti-Worker Koch Brothers in Ads That Focus a Spotlight On the Billionaire Industrialists' Political Clout and to Fire Up Liberal Voters. The Campaign Features Joyce and Karen Koch, Who Aren't Related to Each Other or Big-Spending Charles and David Koch. The Women Criticize more»

Speaking At A Labor Day Rally In Wisconsin, President Obama Says: “I'd Join A Union”

Published on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in Young Unionists
(MILWAUKEE) - President Barack Obama Told a Large Labor Day Audience in Wisconsin On Monday (September 1st): "If I Were Looking for a Good Job That Lets Me Build Some Security for My Job, I'd Join a Union. If I Were Busting My Butt in the Service Industry and Wanted an ‘Honest Day's Pay for an Honest Day's Work,’ I'd Join a Union. I'd Want a more»

Don’t Believe Labor News Outlets Like WNYLaborToday.com Are Important? Then Think Again: It’s A ‘CEO Nation’ As Organized Labor’s Almost Invisible On TV Talk

Published on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 in Young Unionists
Believe it or Not, Anti-Union President Ronald Reagan (No One Can Argue Reagan Was a True Labor Leader While Heading the Screen Actors Guild) Was the Only Labor Leader Mentioned On the Sunday Morning Chat Shows This Year. And As the Labor Day Holiday is Now Over, Ask Yourself: How Often Do You See Unions Represented On Corporate-Owned Television? On the more»

Important Information From The United Electrical Workers: It's Your Right To Organize A Union!

Published on Monday, August 25, 2014 in Young Unionists
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Gives You the Right to Organize a Union in Your Workplace. If You Know Someone Who Wants a Voice in Their Workplace, Pass This Information Along to Them: Here's What You’re Allowed to Do and What Your Employer is Not Allowed to Do... YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO: Participate in Meetings to Discuss Joining a more»

Look What Labor’s Doing In Oregon: Unions Offer Oregon Labor Candidate School As Labor ‘Looks To Its Own Ranks’ For Political Candidates To Support

Published on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Young Unionists
(THE STATE OF OREGON) - When You’re Fighting for Jobs and Workers Rights, it Helps to Get Friends of Labor Elected to Public Office - But Electing Family May be Better Still: Union Members and Leaders, in State and Local Elected Office, May Not Need Coaxing or An Explanation to Know Which Side They’re On. “When it Comes to more»

The United Steelworkers Adopt Multi-Point Action Platform At Las Vegas Convention, Denounce Greedy Forces Out To Destroy Workers

Published on Tuesday, August 19, 2014 in Young Unionists
(LAS VEGAS) – Union Delegates to the United Steelworkers (USW) Four-Day Convention That Was Held in Las Vegas Earlier This Month Adopted a Multi-Point Action Platform for Their Union for the Coming Years to Battle What Re-Elected President Leo Gerard (Pictured Above) Called: "Shrewd, Greedy and Powerful" Forces Out to Destroy Workers. The Platform more»

Organized Labor Speaks Out On Tragedy & Race Division In Ferguson, Missouri

Published on Sunday, August 17, 2014 in Young Unionists
Organized Labor is Speaking Out in the Wake of the Tragedy and Race Division That Occurred Last Week in Ferguson, Missouri. National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says There’s a Need for Important Discussions to Occur On Long Neglected Class Divisions, While Communications Workers of America (CWA) Leadership Called for a Full and Transparent more»

New York Daily News Exclusive: Times Square Costumed Characters Band Together With Goal Of Forming Labor Union

Published on Friday, August 15, 2014 in Young Unionists
(TIMES SQUARE/NEW YORK CITY) - Elmo and Cookie Monster Want a Break — and Someday, Maybe, a Union Card. The Costumed Characters Who’ve Overrun Times Square, Posing for Pictures With Tourists, Say They’re Just Trying to Make an Honest Buck, and Hope for Warmer, Fuzzier Treatment From the City and its Police Force. With the NYPD Having more»

Via Wisconsin Public Radio: Researcher Predicts A Comeback For Labor Unions, Says Private Sector Already Seeing Small Gains

Published on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in Young Unionists
(THE STATE OF WISCONSIN) - High-Profile Legislative Action and Subsequent Court Rulings On Wisconsin's Controversial Act 10 Have Left Public Labor Unions Weaker Than Before. However, While it Might Have Labor Advocates Down, One Researcher says Some Private Sector Union Numbers are Up and he Predicts a Union Comeback is On the Horizon. Barry Eidlin, a more»

While He Was ‘Misidentified’ In A Buffalo News’ Front Page Photo, IUPAT DC 4’s William Mayer ‘Can’t Be Missed’ Across The Western New York Labor Movement

Published on Monday, August 11, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: From Time to Time, Your On-Line Newspaper Features an Outstanding Unionist Here in Western New York. Today, it’s IUPAT/Painters District 4 Union Member William Mayer, Who’s Attending His First National IUPAT Convention That’s Being Held This Week in Orlando, Florida. You Can Contact Mayer Via His more»

Interim Kentucky State University President Makes Personal Decision To Give Up $90,000 Of His Salary – Dollars Used To Give Minimum Wage Workers A Raise

Published on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Young Unionists
(FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY) - The Interim President of Kentucky State University is Giving Up $90,000 of His $350,000 Annual Salary in Order to Provide Minimum Wage Workers On Campus a Raise, The Lexington Herald-Leader Reports. The Lowest Paid Workers On Campus Currently Make $7.25 Per Hour, Which is the Federal Minimum Wage. But Now They’ll Make $10.25 more»

Western New York’s ‘First Young Unionist’ Couple – Rick Bartolotta & Rachel Casey – Are Tying The Knot

Published on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 in Young Unionists
(BUFFALO) - Rick Bartolotta and Rachel Casey (Pictured Above) are Getting Married, Which Now Just May Give Them the Official Title of Being the First Young Unionist Couple Here in Western New York. Their Dedication to The Individual Unions That They are Members of, and to the Buffalo and Western New York Labor Movement, is Nothing But Amazing. In Fact, more»

ESPN Survey: Incoming College Football Players Support Unionization

Published on Monday, July 28, 2014 in Young Unionists
In an ESPN Survey of the Top Incoming College Football Recruits for the 2015 Season, More Than Half of the Respondents - 60% - Favored the Right of College Athletes to Form Labor Unions to Address Their Concerns as Student-Athletes. More Than 85% said Athletes Should Receive Stipends From the Schools They Play for. ESPN Sent the Survey to the Top 300 more»

Has AFSCME Found the Cure to Harris v. Quinn With VMOs?

Published on Monday, July 28, 2014 in Young Unionists
inthesetimes.com Editor’s Note: David Moberg is a Senior Editor of In These Times. He’s Been on the Staff of the Magazine Since it Began Publishing in 1976. Before Joining In These Times, Moberg Completed His Work for a Ph.D. in Anthropology at the University of Chicago and Worked for Newsweek. He’s Received Fellowships From the John D. more»

Via www.msnbc.com: Minnesota Congressman Wants To Make Union Organizing A Civil Right

Published on Sunday, July 20, 2014 in Young Unionists
(DETROIT) – U.S. Congressman Keith Ellison (D-Minnesota) Plans to Unveil Legislation That Would Make Unionization Into a Legally Protected Civil Right, Ellison said Saturday (July 19th). The Bill, Which Congressman Ellison Plans to Formally Introduce On Wednesday, July 30th Would Make it Easier for Workers to Take Legal Action Against Companies That more»

Meet WNYLaborToday.com’s Newest Advertiser/Supporter: Union Plus

Published on Friday, July 18, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com – Your On-Line Labor Newspaper – Would Like to Welcome Aboard Union Plus (www.unionplus.org) as Our Newest Advertiser/Supporter – and Encourages Our Many Readers and Viewers to Take Advantage of a Special Offer That Union Plus is Currently Making Via its Direct Link Banner Ad That Appears On WNYLaborToday.com’s more»

Think There’s No Need For Unions? Read This Guest Opinion…

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Sherry Goldsby is a Mother of Two Who Worked at the Renosol Parts Plant in Selma, Alabama. She Authored This Guest Opinon Piece for www.al.com, Which Can be Directly Accessed at: http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2014/07/how_making_seats_for_hyundai_m_4.html. Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Asks That You Forward This more»

Get This: CNN Money Reports Chicago Company Limits Workers’ Bathroom Breaks To Six Minutes A Day/Teamsters Local Fights Back, Filing NLRB Complaint

Published on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in Young Unionists
(CHICAGO) - Spend More Than Six Minutes a Day in the Bathroom at Chicago's WaterSaver Faucet Company and You'll Face Disciplinary Measures. That's What a Union Contends the Manufacturer is Pulling: Timing Bathroom Breaks and Warning Employees When They Can't Beat the Clock. The Union, Teamsters Local 743, Has Filed a Complaint With the National Labor more»

How About This! AFSCME Added More Than 90,000 New Union Members From Across The Country During Just The Past Six Months!

Published on Monday, July 14, 2014 in Young Unionists
(CHICAGO) – American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) President Lee Saunders Today (Monday, July 14th) Announced on the First Day of His Union’s 41st International Convention That’s Being Held In Chicago, That Even in the Face of Attacks From Anti-Worker Politicians, Billionaires and Judges Across the Country more»

Nominate A Brave Young Worker For The Kate Mullany Courageous Young Worker Award - Deadline Is August 28th For $1,000 Award!

Published on Saturday, July 12, 2014 in Young Unionists
(TROY, NEW YORK) - In Many Workplaces Today, it Can Take Plenty of Courage for a Young Woman to Stand Up for What's Right and Fight for Her Co-Workers as well. So - Do You Know Someone Who's Shown That Kind Of Courage? If So, the Time is Now to Do Her Honor by Nominating Her for the Kate Mullany Courageous Young Worker AwardThat Debuts in 2014. The more»

Via www.baltimorebrew.com: ‘Victor’ In John Hopkins Hospital Labor Dispute Is Not Your ‘GranDaddy’s Union’

Published on Thursday, July 10, 2014 in Young Unionists
(BALTIMORE) – 1199 Service Employees International Union’s (SEIU) Win in Reaching an Agreement With Johns Hopkins Hospital That Calls for Higher Wages is a Textbook Example of a Sharply-Focused Campaign That Combined Old-Fashioned Union Organizing With Modern Social Media. Representing 2,000 Janitors and Service Workers, the Union Turned the more»

Whiskey Producer Jack Daniel’s & The IBEW Team Up In Alabama

Published on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 in Young Unionists
(ALABAMA) - Northwest Alabama Has Been a Hard Place for Union Workers for Decades. “The Area Around Decatur and Huntsville Has Been Very Anti-Union, Just Tough” said Glen Ozbirn, a Journeyman Wireman and Member of Sheffield, Alabama-Headquartered International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 558. “There are People Who more»

Yet Another Labor-Driven Minimum Wage Victory: SEIU Wins $15 Minimum Wage For L.A. Schools' Service Workers

Published on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 in Young Unionists
(LOS ANGELES) - A Los Angeles Unified School District Move to Raise its Minimum Wage to $15 an Hour Has Thrust the System Into the Forefront of a National Movement and Marks Another Political Victory for a Powerful Labor Group - and it's Not the Teachers Union. Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 99 Represents 33,000 of the Lowest-Paid more»

Take A Look At Six Groups That Are ‘Reinventing’ Organized Labor

Published on Saturday, July 5, 2014 in Young Unionists
The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) Was Enacted Back in 1935 to Ensure Protections for Workers and Employers, and to Encourage Collective Bargaining. In its Preamble, Congress Noted: “The Inequality of Bargaining Power Between Employees Who Do Not Possess Full Freedom of Association or Actual Liberty of Contract and Employers Who are Organized in more»

LABOR NEWS UPDATE: National Labor Leaders React To U.S. Supreme Court Ruling That ‘Sides With’ Radical Right In Illinois Home Care Worker Case

Published on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 in Young Unionists
(WASHINGTON) – National Labor Leaders Are Speaking Out Today (July 1st) on the U.S. Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 Ruling Yesterday That Illinois Home Care Workers Who Benefit From Higher Wages and Better Working Conditions That Their Union Negotiated for - But Who Choose Not to Join - Do Not Have to Pay Their Fair Share of the Cost of the Union’s more»

New York State Drivers, Pay Attention! There’s A Work Zone Ahead!

Published on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Young Unionists
(NEW YORK STATE) - As We Gear Up for the July 4th Holiday and Beyond Summer Travels, Remember: We’re Not the Only Ones on the Road. Tens of Thousands of Men and Women - Many Union-Represented Members of the Laborers (LIUNA), the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and Other more»

A Successful 2014 Letter Carrier’s Food Drive – Nearly 73 Million Pounds Of Food Collected Across The United States To Help Restock Food Banks, Pantries & Shelters

Published on Tuesday, June 24, 2014 in Young Unionists
(BUFFALO) - The National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) Annual Non-Perishable Food Drive Collected Nearly 73 Million Pounds of Food to Help Restock the Shelves of Food Banks, Pantries and Shelters Around the Country - an Impressive Result in 2014 That Was Made All the More Necessary by the Slow-Paced Economy Recovery and Recent Natural more»

How Women Are Shaping The Labor Movement And Winning Big

Published on Monday, June 23, 2014 in Young Unionists
Last Year, California Governor Jerry Brown Signed Into Law a Domestic Workers Bill of Rights, Guaranteeing Overtime Pay to Employees - the Vast Majority of Whom are Women - Who Provide Care in Homes Across the State. The Organizing That Led to the Win Was Spearheaded by Affiliates of the National Domestic Workers Alliance (NDWA), Which Has said This New Law more»

Via The Washington Post: Angry President Of Largest Teachers Union Sends Message To School Reformers - ‘If You Truly Cared’

Published on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 in Young Unionists
It Hasn’t Been the Best of Times for Teachers Unions Lately - What With a California Judge Tossing Out State Statutes Providing Job Protections for Teachers and Attendant Publicity, Including an Article in Politico Pro With the Headline: The Fall Of Teachers’ Unions. But Let’s Face it: Headlines Have Been Screaming for Years That Teachers more»

An Important Read For Those In The Labor Movement/Via www.examiner.com: Misinformed USA - Why Average Americans Vote For Republicans

Published on Tuesday, June 17, 2014 in Young Unionists
One Can Only Wonder Why Average Working Class Americans Would Vote for a Party That’s So Obvious in Their Bias Towards the Wealthy. It Would Make Sense That Someone in the Top 1% of the Income Bracket Would Vote for the Republican Party Since They Have the Wealthiest American's Best Interest at Heart. You Could Even Make the Case That Highly Religious more»

A Continuing Look At Some Thought-Provoking Information Found On The Social Network Facebook

Published on Monday, June 16, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: While Perusing the Social Network Facebook, Your On-Line Labor Newspaper Ran Across the Following Thought-Provoking Information that We’d Like to Share With Our Many Viewers/Readers:

Think You Got It Bad? Read What Migrant Tobacco Farm Workers In North Carolina Are Going Through As They Organize For A ‘Union Voice’ On The Job

Published on Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Young Unionists
Meet Federico. Federico is One of About 100,000 Tobacco Farm Workers Working in the State of North Carolina This Harvest Season. Every Year, Individuals Like Federico Put Everything on the Line and Migrate From Mexico and Central America to North Carolina to Work the Tobacco Harvest Season. Expanding From Early July to Late September, the Tobacco Harvest more»

Organizing Precarious Workers: Unions Think ‘Sector-Wide’ To Help Freelancers

Published on Monday, June 9, 2014 in Young Unionists
(TORONTO) - At a Downtown Toronto Hotel in Late April, a Mixed Group of About 50 Students and 20-Something's are Mixing With Each Other in a Small Conference Room, Trading Twitter Handles and Media Industry War Stories. They are Here to Hear canada.com Data Journalist William Wolfe-Wylie, Torontoist Writer Desmond Cole and Freelance Animator Sagan Yee more»

Via www.truth-out.org: The Labor Games – It’s Time For An ‘American Comeback’

Published on Friday, June 6, 2014 in Young Unionists
It's the Bottom of the 9th Inning and Corporate America is Just One Out Away From Another Major Victory. According to a New Study From the International Trade Union Confederation, Corporate America Has All But Destroyed Workers' Rights in Our Country. The Study Looked at Things Like Workers' Ability to Strike or Protest, to Engage in Collective Bargaining more»

Get Involved Today! ‘Buy American,’ Because The Job You Save May Be Your Own!

Published on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 in Young Unionists
(NEW YORK STATE) - New York State is Home to Some of America’s Greatest Landmarks, Built by American Hands Using American Products. But Lately, the New York and New Jersey Port Authorities and Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) Have Been Skirting Buy American Rules by Using Foreign Materials in Infrastructure Projects, and at the Same Time - Costing more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka On Why We Should ‘All’ Support the ‘Moms On Strike Against Walmart’

Published on Monday, June 2, 2014 in Young Unionists
Hundreds of Walmart Moms are Going on Strike This Week in Dozens of Cities Across the United States to Protest Walmart’s Terrible Treatment of Working Women. Their Courage is Admirable. It’s Not Easy to Take on Walmart, Especially Because the Company Has a History of Illegally Retaliating Against its Workers. But the Striking Moms Won’t be more»

‘Justice For Jazz Artists’ Marches On Behalf Of Hard-Working Musicians In NYC

Published on Friday, May 30, 2014 in Young Unionists
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Weather’s Finally Warming Up and the Group Justice For Jazz Artists (J4JA) is Marching on Behalf of Hard-Working Jazz Musicians in New York City, Who Often End Up Struggling Later in Life Due to a Lack of Basic Protections Like Fair Pay Scales, Pensions and Protections of Recording Rights. “All We’re Asking is more»

Think This Couldn’t Happen To You?: Fort Wayne, Indiana City Council Votes To Repeal Collective Bargaining For Some Workers

Published on Thursday, May 29, 2014 in Young Unionists
(FORT WAYNE, INDIANA) – In a 7-2 Vote, the Fort Wayne, Indiana City Council Earlier This Week Approved an Ordinance That Will Remove Collective Bargaining for Some City Workers. Council Members Had Three Ordinances to Vote On That Would Affect Collective Bargaining Rights for Most of the City’s Union Workers. An Ordinance to Combine Unions for more»

A Lesson In Knowing Your Union Rights: The NLRB Tells UPS To Respect Teamsters’ Rights

Published on Wednesday, May 28, 2014 in Young Unionists
(MAPLE GROVE, MINNESOTA) - Tom Glidden, a Union-Represented UPS Driver at the Maple Grove Minnesota UPS Facility, Has Passed Out Copies of Teamster Voice for Years. He Does it in the Parking Lot Before and After Work, and Leaves a Few Copies in Break Areas. But UPS Management Told Him to Stop. Now the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Has Directed more»

Via salon.com: Eleven Things The Koch Brothers ‘Don’t Want You To Know’ - Documentary Reveals The ‘Poster Boys’ For The 1% Are Even ‘Worse’ Than You Thought

Published on Monday, May 26, 2014 in Young Unionists
The Mega-Billionaire Brothers, David and Charles Koch, Stand Apart in the World of Republicans. In 2012, Their Network of Hardcore Libertarian Political Donors Spent $400 Million on Negative Campaign Ads Intended to Destroy Government Safety Nets and Defeat Democrats. They Want to Repeal Obamacare, Dismantle Labor Unions, Repeal Any Environmental Law more»

AFSCME Wants Your Help Getting The Word Out That 'Unions Work'

Published on Friday, May 23, 2014 in Young Unionists
The Smart People Over at the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Have Done the Research. They've Seen the Numbers. They've Seen the Evidence. And It's Very Clear: Unions Work! Pretty Much Everyone Benefits When Workers Have a Strong Voice and Can Actively Participate In Collective Bargaining. Now AFSCME Wants Your more»

Via ThinkProgress.org: North Carolina Union Opens Its Door For College Athletes

Published on Thursday, May 22, 2014 in Young Unionists
(NORTH CAROLINA) - The 59-person Board of Governors for the State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC) Has Voted to Allow College Athletes at Public Universities to Join the Union’s Ranks, Officially Recognizing Them as State Employees Rather Than Student-Athletes, the Associated Press (AP) is Reporting. The SEANC Will Allow Individual more»

In An Historic Vote, Verizon Wireless Retail Store Workers In Brooklyn ‘Go Union’ - Vote To Join The Communications Workers Of America

Published on Thursday, May 15, 2014 in Young Unionists
(BROOKLYN) - In a Historic Victory, 63 Retail Store Workers at Six Verizon Wireless (VZW) Stores in Brooklyn This Week Voted For a Union Voice and Representation by the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Union Officials Announced. The Vote Represents a Huge Victory for the Previously Non-Represented Workers and Bodes Well, CWA Representatives Say, For more»

Did You See What’s Going On Across Canada? Female Construction Workers Use New Group – J♀URNEYMAN – To Break Down Barriers For Women In The Industry

Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in Young Unionists
(CANADA) - Currently, Only Four Percent of the Canadian Construction Force is Female, But Now With J♀URNEYMAN - a National Program That Helps Mentor, Support and Promote Women Working in Construction, There are Hopes to Change That. Drumming Up Female Interest in a Male-Dominated Industry is Only a Small Part of the Mission’s Program. more»

A Continuing Look At Some Thought-Provoking Information Found On The Social Network Facebook

Published on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 in Young Unionists
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: While Perusing the Social Network Facebook, Your Regional, On-Line Labor Newspaper Ran Across the Following Thought-Provoking Information that We’d Like to Share With Our Many Viewers/Readers:

U.S. Postal Service Reports $1 Billion Operating Profit In First Half Of Fiscal Year - So Why Is Postal Management Cutting Service?

Published on Monday, May 12, 2014 in Young Unionists
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Midway Through the Fiscal Year, the United States Postal Service (USPS) is Reporting a $1 Billion Profit From Operations, With $261 Million of That Amount From the Second Quarter. But You Won’t Read That in the Mainstream Media. Instead, You’ll Hear – Once Again – That the Postal Service Suffered Losses of more»

Via www.politico.com: Anti-Union/Worker Koch Brothers’ Americans For Prosperity Plans $125 Million Spending Spree

Published on Monday, May 12, 2014 in Young Unionists
The Koch Brothers’ Main Political Arm Intends to Spend More Than $125 Million This Year on an Aggressive Ground, Air and Data Operation Benefiting Conservatives, According to a Memo Distributed to Major Donors and Sources Familiar With The Group. The Projected Budget for Americans For Prosperity (AFP) Would be Unprecedented for a Private Political more»

Listen To This: Michigan Senate Subcommittee Proposes Steep Monetary Penalty Of “Any Instructional Activity That Encourages Or Discourages Union Organizing Of Employees”

Published on Sunday, May 11, 2014 in Young Unionists
(ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN) - In Response to Michigan State University’s (MSU) Plans to Adopt Programs From The National Labor College (NLC), the Michigan Senate’s Appropriations Higher Education Subcommittee Has Authored a Budget Provision That Would Fine Public Universities Within the State $500,000 for “Each Occurrence” of “Any more»

The Trend To ‘Go Union’ Continues Across The United States: Curry College Campus Sodexo Workers In Massachusetts Move to Unionize

Published on Friday, May 9, 2014 in Young Unionists
(MILTON, MASSACHUSETTS) - As Julie Pemberton Walked Out of the Curry College Student Center in Milton, Massachusetts in Late April, a Crowd of About 40 Students and Faculty Members Outside Cheered the Woman They Affectionately Know as Jools. After Some Warm Embraces, the Entire Group Marched Back Inside in Support of the Unionization Efforts of Sodexo more»

It’s Happening Again! Via The New Haven Register: Yale Graduate Students Petition To Form Union

Published on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 in Young Unionists
(NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT) - Riding the Momentum of Similar Movements at the University of Connecticut (UConn) and New York University (NYU), Graduate Students at Yale University in Connecticut Recently Presented University Officials With a 1,000-Signature Petition Asking for a Vote to Unionize. Several Hundred Members of the Graduate Employees and Students more»