BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update
Labor News Update - 03/29/2023
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.
Video 1: https://fb.watch/jAcaYOICEU/
Video 2: https://fb.watch/jAcdvc70kF/
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 https://finance.yahoo.com/news/u-sues-walmart-firing-deli-171615910.html
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 https://jg-tc.com/news/local/education/eiu-faculty-union-submits-10-day-intent-to-strike/article_f8aad752-cdac-11ed-a3a3-db564e1a6c16.html?utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter&utm_campaign=user-share
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: http://eepurl.com/inT87g
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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