BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update


Labor News Update - 03/29/2023

Labor News

Congress should take an all of the above approach to supporting unions

It could be a hearing for the history books: Billionaire Howard Schultz, the resolutely anti-union architect of Starbucks, meets Sen. Bernie Sanders, the outspoken champion of the union movement in Congress.


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The union-busting practices that landed Starbucks in hot water

Get Out the Popcorn, Starbucks’ Howard Schultz Called Before Senate

To Crush Unions, Starbucks Targets Employee Communications

Union accuses Apple of firing workers in retaliation for organizing — The company is facing two more charges of unfair labor practices.

On Tuesday, American Federation of Teachers President Randi Weingarten will give a speech for the National Press Club condemning the GOP’s dangerous and discriminatory censorship regarding education. NBC News managed to obtain a copy of her speech in advance and Weingarten—who is a Biden ally—holds nothing back in her address:

Apple accused of illegally firing pro-union workers.

A national labor organization has charged Apple with union busting.

U.S. sues Walmart for firing deli worker with Crohn's disease

Why The United Flight Attendant Union Wants Bad Service To Be Reported

Lakeport nursing home workers form their union with SEIU 2015

‘Fed up’ California workers across industries demand more amid rising cost of living

Despite the challenges of organizing during a deadly pandemic, working people across the country (and beyond) continue organizing, bargaining and mobilizing for a better life.

The early stages of several programs aimed at convincing more West Virginia high school students to go into the teaching profession were the focus of an event Tuesday at the state Culture Center in Charleston.

Three Oregon labor unions and the state hospital association announced they’ve agreed to a compromise on a controversial bill mandating minimum staffing levels at hospitals.

After hospital lockdown at Albany Med, nurses union calls for improved safety measures

EIU faculty union submits 10-day intent to strike 

President of Pittsburgh’s teacher union reacts after deadly Nashville school shooting

SMART General President Joseph Sellers, Jr. to retire in May 2023

The International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) Local 57 is suing Cardi Corporation and Cardi Materials, alleging that the contractor is liable for “unpaid and delinquent benefit contributions.”

Use of union-avoidance consultants on the rise:

Detroit resident physicians file for union recognition

"Go St. Joe drivers take to the picket line

Medieval Times Sound And Lighting Technicians Plan To Unionize

Michigan becomes first state in decades to repeal 'right to work' law. Here's what that means.

New Washington Labor Council President (Podcast)

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