BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update


Labor News Update - 08/18/2023

#HotLaborSummer Strike Coverage

WGA and AMPTP Meet Again; CEOs to Talk Friday About Path to Ending Strike

WGA West Calls For Government Regulation Of “Anti-Competitive Practices” Of Disney, Amazon & Netflix

Tom Morello breaks out the Takamine and joins the Hollywood picket line as he plays Woody Guthrie for striking union members

County official says Wabtec may be preparing to close Erie, Pa., plant as strike drags on

Labor News

In UAW’s Negotiations With the Big Three Automakers, Ending Tiers Is a Central Demand

Detroit auto show dates are on collision course with end of UAW contracts

Ford demands secrecy as it preps salaried workers for blue-collar jobs if UAW strikes

Amid strike threat, Ford Louisville union to host UAW President Shawn Fain

Teamsters and Auto Workers Are Raising the Bar for Contract Campaigns

Staffers at Video Game Studio Workinman Interactive File to Unionize Under IATSE in Historic Move

IBEW Local 4 Reaches Agreement with St. Louis NBC Affiliate KSDK, Ends Boycott

Passenger service workers at American Airlines who are members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) – International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) Association held informational pickets yesterday at airports in Charlotte, N.C.; Chicago; Dallas; Houston; Los Angeles; Miami; Philadelphia; Phoenix; St. Louis; Salt Lake City, and San Francisco.

McLaren Workers rally in Bay City amid contract talks

Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians Showcase Solidarity In Union Shirts

Historic contract for Peoria library workers

U.S. Steel said on Thursday that its labor agreement with United Steel Workers (USW) does not afford the union the right to veto a sale of the company that may arise from its recently announced strategic review.

NLRB News, Updates & Summaries

Labor Board To Rule in Case That Could Make It Easier To Unionize Companies 

The National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel argues that unions should be able to organize at a company without a secret-ballot vote of employees.

Politics, Legislation & Government

What Daniel Cameron DOESN'T Want You to Know About His Education Plan

Lexington Herald-Leader: ’Like an abusive relationship:’ GOP now sorry for calling Ky teachers groomers and pedophiles.

Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell's recent health concerns have raised questions about the state's appointment system.

Labor History in 2:00:  This Day in Labor History

August 18 - WEVD Radio New York

On this day in Labor History the year was 1927. That was the day that a new radio station began to broadcast on the New York dial. The station's call letters were WEVD. It stood for Eugene V. Debs. The radio station was founded to honor the recently deceased Socialist and labor leader. 

Labor History in 2 is a daily, pocket-sized history of America's working people, brought to you by The Rick Smith Show team.

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