BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update


Labor News Update - 03/13/2023


Heine Brothers' Coffee Union getting ready to ratify 1st contract with company

After 11 months, the Heine Brothers Coffee Union reached a tentative agreement with Heine Brothers Coffee to ratify its first contract, the union announced in tweet on Sunday.

On the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's

assault of a striking worker at the South Side distribution center last night:

There’s a great new trend in Virginia school districts. In 2020, the state legalized collective bargaining for public workers, but made it a decision at the local government level.

Essential unionized workers at Spreckels Sugar Company in the Imperial Valley have voted to conduct an unfair labor practices (ULP) strike.

Full-Time Contingent Faculty at New York University Are Trying to Unionize

Workers at trading card marketplace TCGplayer form eBay's first union

Los Angeles teachers, other workers plan three-day strike as labor woes explode

American Airlines pilots union calls strike authorization vote as contract talks continue

The United Steelworkers union (USW) said in a letter to members it was misled by Lyondell Basell Industries about possible buyers for the company’s Houston refinery, which the company has set for permanent closure late this year.

California farmworkers just gained the right to vote for unions by mail, but for how long?



The new head of the Hollywood union is the first female boss in its history, and the self-described ”tough motherf—er” is clearly no pushover


Sen. Markwayne Mullin Lowballed Plumbing Salary in Fight With Teamsters

'Hard to ignore Julie Su': Biden's labor secretary pick fights for confirmation

Labor Chief Walsh Backs Su Succession, Exits With Few Regrets

Unemployment for Black and Hispanic Women rose in February, but more workers join the labor force

Chicago Field Museum staff votes to unionize

Culinary union, Sodexo avert strike with late-night contract deal

United Center concessions workers reach tentative agreement with Levy to avoid strike

States Look to Ease Some Child-Labor Laws Amid Tight Market

Advocates in CT push for predictable hours, expanded sick time and expanded minimum wage for tip work

This is alarming: According to the NFLPA, the Bengals are trying to change workers comp laws in Ohio in order to lower their disability claims

DC nurses ratify new contract with MedStar to spur hiring, increase wages

"Investing in nursing education expands access to good jobs for many more people and expands the size of a workforce critical to American health care. But policymakers must also support nurses by addressing the factors that are causing leave."

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