Unions offer tools to battle income inequality

Las Vegas Sun-16 hours ago

So with summer coming to a close and Labor Day just around the corner, it seems ... By organizing a worker union at their place of employment, workers begin to ..


Help small businesses understand the rules of the game

Fresno Bee-4 hours ago

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) expanded the joint employer definition, which I thought to be very straightforward, to a confusing and vague ...


Ex-UAW official charged in widening Fiat Chrysler fraud probe

Gephardt Daily-13 hours ago

Federal prosecutors said retired UAW Associate Director Virdell King conspired with other union leaders and executives at Fiat Chrysler to steal more than $4.5 ...


Labor groups step up pressure on Trump to deliver

Washington Post-4 hours ago

“Companies are not going to leave the United States anymore without ... who represented Carrier workers as president of United Steelworkers Local 1999, said that ... sign on to proposals backed by unions but opposed by business groups.


Flight Attendants at Mesa Airlines Reach Tentative Agreement hours ago

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mesa Airlines Flight Attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA (AFA), ..


The Rise and Fall of Confederate Statues

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education-3 hours ago

SEIU Accuses Duke of Erecting Unionization Blockades In a news release, the Service Employees International Union is criticizing Duke University's ...



If You Support the Durham Freedom Fighters, Now Is the Time to ...

In These Times-17 hours ago

I am a long-time community activist and labor union leader. ... that you have experienced that, when you are organizing, people try to run you down with a car.

Workers at Sims Municipal Recycling in NYC Sign First Teamsters ...

waste360-21 hours ago

The vote caps an organizing drive by workers at the recycling facility, which ... of a new union labor contract," New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca ...


Snap judgements: Attorneys weigh in on fired Google engineer's ...

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly-14 hours ago

How will now-former Google engineer James Damore fare with his complaint to the National Labor Relations Board, filed in response to his firing over a memo ...

Divided NLRB Rules Employer Policy Protecting Customer ...

JD Supra (press release)-13 hours ago

If this seems like it should have been a foregone conclusion, a recent case from the NLRB shows how the agency's continued parsing of employer policies could ...

BLOG: Joint-employer rule puts franchise industry in jeopardy

The Business Journal-11 hours ago

The NLRB rule change makes it so that franchisors are liable for employees they have “indirect” or “potential” control over. As Nekumanesh points out, not even ...

Michigan Nurses Association To Represent Munson Medical Center ...

9&10 News-7 hours ago

... Munson Medical Center said. The NLRB expects to officially certify the results next week. The hospital will then negotiate with the nurses' union on a contract.


Teamsters still facing pension cuts

Emporia Gazette-20 hours ago

A proposal to cut monthly pension benefits to thousands of Teamsters across the country failed last year, but Mary Packett said she wants locals to know the ...

Juror: Prosecutors didn't prove Teamsters' intent

Boston Herald-5 hours ago

A college sophomore who sat on the “Top Chef” jury says the decision to acquit four Teamsters of extortion when they tried to get jobs from Bravo's hit reality ...

Atlas Air calls Teamsters' warnings of pilot shortage a 'pressure ...

Air Cargo World (registration)-17 hours ago

Atlas Air has called warnings by the Teamsters Local 1224, which represents the carrier's pilots, “part of an overall campaign from the pilots and their union to ...

'Top Chef' case exposes outdated labor laws

Washington Examiner-7 hours ago

President Trump once proclaimed, "I could stand in the middle of Fifth Avenue and shoot somebody and I wouldn't lose voters." The Teamsters Union recently ...

Seattle Concrete Drivers Strike

Construction Equipment-17 hours ago

Calling it the Unfair Labor Practice strike, Teamsters Local 174 Director of Negotiations Patty Warren said, "As we have said again and again, you cannot reach ...

Dairy Fresh Foods to close Taylor facility, lay off 180

Crain's Detroit Business-19 hours ago

Some employees are represented by Teamsters Local 337, while others are not under a union, the company says in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining ...


Feds probe UAW spending on purses, shotgun

The Detroit News-9 hours ago

The investigation has entangled current and former top UAW officials, including union Vice President Norwood Jewell, who received the shotgun as a birthday ...


United Steel Workers Union Ratifies Contract For Four ContiTech ... hours ago

FAIRLAWN, Ohio, August 17, 2017. In a joint effort to pave the path for capital investment and greater productivity, The United Steel Workers and ContiTech, ...


OPPD board hopes FEMA will help pay for $7 million in post-storm ...

Omaha World-Herald-6 hours ago

Union employees will see annual wage increases of 3 percent every year through ... the International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers Lodge 31 ...


End of the checkout line: the looming crisis for American cashiers

No politician that I’ve heard of has any answers to these problems.” Marc Perronne, the president of the United Food and Commercial Workers union which …


GE to Move Hotel Line Production From Kentucky to Tennessee

U.S. News & World Report-19 hours ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — GE Appliances will move the production of its hotel air-conditioner and refrigeration line from Kentucky to Tennessee, displacing 140 ...

News in Brief

The Harlan Daily Enterprise-16 hours ago

Appliance Park union head Dana Crittenden says IUE-CWA Local 83761 is considering lodging a formal complaint with the National Labor Relations Board.



Buona bros arrested for battery against protesters

James M. Sweeney, president-business manager of IUOE Local 150, wrote on the union's website: "This aggressive behavior is unacceptable. These protesters …


Niagara Falls nursing home workers approve new contract

Buffalo Business First-10 hours ago

The three-year contract at Schoellkopf Health Center includes wage increases and additional employee benefits. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a ...


AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka: Trump's manufacturing council ...

Washington Examiner-8 hours ago

AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said Thursday that President Trump's manufacturing council that was disbanded Wednesday was "a joke." "First of all, the ...