Convention to Feature Address from AFL-CIO National President Richard Trumka.
Remember us? We’re still here and fighting for a first contract. As @StoryCorps workers, we’re creating a better workplace for future employees and attaining the vision of #StudsTerkel, on whose ideals this organization is based. Please RT your support! #1u #StandWithStoryCorps
From cafeteria workers to those who work in restaurants large and small, there are more than half a million people working as dishwashers in the United States today, reports CNBC. Enter Dishcraft’s Pouliot and her CTO Paul Birkmeyer.
We’ve known that #NAFTA was detrimental to communities across the country and we know that the new NAFTA will be too.
A union funded through the salaries and dues its members earn through collective bargaining and a quasi-labor organization argued against granting union organizing rights to working people. If the authors of that op-ed do not believe in the power of working people to join together and achieve change through their union, it may be time for them to turn in their charters and go start a corporate-funded not-for-profit.
A boom in employee bonuses handed out by some companies in the wake of the 2017 Republican tax cut proved to be temporary, Labor Department data released Tuesday showed.
Monday marked a major step forward for pushing a conversation about poverty into presidential politics.
One percenters like Mulvaney, self-dealing corporate honchos and fancy-pants corporate lobbyists negotiated the deals. Those fat cats claimed they spoke for labor. But when they opened their mouths, only the word profit emerged.
President Donald Trump has repeatedly said unions are supportive of the new North American trade pact, as he ramps up his push for Congress to approve the deal this summer. But the head of America’s largest labor organization thinks Trump’s claim is laughable.
It’s important that elected officials take steps to codify collective bargaining rights. Back in March, the House Education and Labor Workforce Protection Subcommittee held a hearing that sought to shine a light on the need for labor law reform.
Less than half of the workers preparing meals served aboard three airlines flying out of San Francisco International Airport can afford the health care plans offered by their employers, union officials said Saturday.
Some of its features include penalties for businesses that illegally fire employees, sped-up union elections that prevent employers from holding anti-union meetings with their staff, and National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) protections for many independent contractors who aren’t currently classified as employees.
Despite assurances from Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta that he will boost the number of OSHA compliance officers this fiscal year, new data shows the number of inspectors has declined.
Employees at KCRW, the public radio station in Santa Monica, have voted to recognize SAG-AFTRA as their union. The new bargaining unit will cover more than 90 public media professionals, including DJs, hosts, producers, reporters, production engineers, board operators and others who create content for all areas of KCRW, including music and news radio programming, digital content, podcasts and live events.
Originally published in the Times Free Press. Friday night, the United Auto Workers lost the union election at Volkswagen. There should never have been an election in the first place. There shouldn’t have to be. Want to start a business? You aren’t forced to hold an election. You’re free. Go start a business. Want to […]
If our economy is booming, why haven’t we seen a raise in the minimum wage?
AT&T, General Motors and Wells Fargo vowed to use tax cuts to create jobs. In fact, they did the opposite!
The new NAFTA deal is not better because it’s not enforceable.
From my seven decades experience on this earth, I learned that, first and foremost, labor unions initially made this country great.
BuzzFeed News journalists are getting impatient. It’s been four months since they voted to form a labor union, but the company still hasn’t officially recognized them.
The meeting was only to discuss logistics for negotiations, officials said, but the beginning of the talks — more than two years before the current agreement expires.