BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update


Labor News Update - 03/14/2023


It’s Equal Pay Day. What’s the best way to close the gender wage gap? Join a union

Equal Pay Day: The solution to closing the wage gap runs right through the labor movement.  Women in unions earn 22% more in wages than nonunion women. #EqualPayDay

Teamsters Union 135 edges closer to potential strike against Sysco

"A Teamster with his hands in his pockets walked up to the truck driver and the two began a brief but heated discussion. Then the driver lunged at the Teamster and punched him in the face, cutting him near the eye."

Starting Jan. 1, Illinois employers must offer workers paid time off based on hours worked, with no need to explain the reason for their absence as long as they provide notice in accordance with reasonable employer standards.

The Kroger/Albertsons merger is a looming disaster. We stand united with nearly 100 organizations nationwide to #StopTheMerger

LISTEN: Michigan union members have taken over the statehouse where the Senate is expected to vote to REPEAL RIGHT TO WORK later today.

Oregon Historical Society unveils the state's History Makers of 2023

RNs gathered Monday in east Tucson to advocate for safer standards

Agreement reached between United Steelworkers union., Graphic Packaging Paper Mill

Temple grad students overwhelmingly ratify agreement, ending their six-week strike

Rutgers faculty authorizes a strike as negotiations continue

Ahead of contract fight, PCC workers demand better pay and conditions

Living Desert zookeepers call for higher wages amid $90M capital campaign

Kentucky bill would relax mine pollution protections for endangered species

L.A. schools would close if union workers go on massive three-day strike, Supt. Carvalho says

Union demands reinstatement of Nigerian shipyard workers

Queer Workers Form City-Wide Direct-Join Labor Union: First of its Kind in Louisville

Facebook parent Meta slashes another 10,000 jobs

Postal Service sued by postal police officer union after limiting their powers

Update: Tyson plant closing in Hanover, 692 jobs to be cut

Unions want labor protections included in NY Gov. Hochul’s housing plan as budget deadline nears

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