BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update
Labor News Update - 03/08/2023
Negotiations between United Center concessions workers and Levy continue as Big Ten Tournament approaches https://wgntv.com/news/chicago-news/negotiations-between-united-center-concessions-workers-and-levy-continue-as-big-ten-tournament-approaches/
Writers Guild members nearly unanimous in approving bargaining demands https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/business/story/2023-03-07/writers-overwhelming-approve-pattern-of-demands-ahead-of-negotiations-with-studios
Michigan House set to vote on repeal of right to work Wednesday
Watchdog Report: Experts say new Norfolk Southern safety plan 'not enough'
Democrats U.S. Rep. Chris Deluzio and Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown are on Wednesday introducing legislation that would penalize employers who target the health care insurance of striking and locked-out workers. https://www.unionprogress.com/2023/03/08/deluzio-introduces-bill-to-protect-health-care-of-striking-workers/
New Jersey State AFL-CIO Thanks Senators Menendez and Booker for Re-introduction of the Richard L. Trumka PRO Act of 2023 to Protect Workers’ Right to Organize https://go.shr.lc/3YsUO8Z
Train derailments show vital need for church's voice on labor, listening to worker voices for the common good, say advocates https://www.thefloridacatholic.org/news/national/train-derailments-show-vital-need-for-churchs-voice-on-labor-listening-to-worker-voices-for/article_00c985a0-b3cc-11ed-925b-83461ee52e6f.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share
OSHA opens two investigations into clean-up practices in East Palestine
Defying two years of protests and lawsuits by union retirees, New York City’s Municipal Labor Committee will vote Thursday, March 9 on whether to scrap some of the best retiree health care coverage in the country. The change could potentially put 250,000 city retirees into a for-profit Medicare Advantage plan run by Aetna.
Los Angeles nurses to hold information picket for atient and workplace safety
Biden Hands the Covid Response to the Private Market, Endangering Us All
Carpenter killed in incident at casino construction site in Washington, union says
After months of deliberation and a changing of the guards on the city's negotiating team, the CSEA union representing staff at the Department of Public Works (DPW) has come to an agreement with the city to approve a new labor contract that won’t expire until December 31, 2025.
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