BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update


Labor News Update - 08/23/2023

#HotLaborSummer Strike Coverage

Martin Sheen Goes Full President Bartlet In Rousing Speech At National Day Of Solidarity Rally In LA As Kerry Washington & Ron Perlman Blast Studios

Is the Hollywood strike a warning about human job losses to AI?

New Poll Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Support SAG-AFTRA, WGA Strikes

U of MI graduate student workers poised to end long strike

Labor News

Teamsters voted by an overwhelming 86.3 percent to ratify the most historic collective bargaining agreement in the history of UPS. The five-year contract protects and rewards more than 340,000 UPS Teamsters nationwide, raising wages for full- and part-time workers, creating more full-time jobs, and securing important workplace protections, including air conditioning.

Teamsters Local 283 has filed three unfair labor practice (ULP) charges against Detroit Medical Center (DMC) on behalf of Teamster lab assistants and customers service representatives at the hospital. The charges come amid contentious negotiations, as Teamsters demand a fair contract and DMC refuses to bargain in good faith.

WGA East & NewsGuild Demand Accountability For Police Raid Of Kansas Newspaper

BMHA approves five-year contract agreemnents with unions

NLRB News, Updates & Summaries

Amazon was accused of calling the police on employees in the latest union-busting case — The NLRB alleges the company employed illegal tactics at an Albany warehouse

Summary of NLRB Decisions for Week of August 7 - 11, 2023

Politics, Legislation & Government

WGA & SAG-AFTRA Join Labor Organizations Calling On California To Grant Unemployment Benefits To Striking Workers

Bill to eliminate work permits in Wisconsin comes amid national push to loosen child labor laws

NEW REPORT: Cameron Campaign Backed By Anti-Public School, Pro-Voucher Money

Beshear fundraiser set for Sept. 7 at IBEW Local 369 hall in Louisville

Workplace Safety & Health

Lawmakers continue push to protect workers from extreme heat — Federal labor leaders have created a task force to address excessive heat and worker safety.

A Farmworker Dies in Fresno's 100-Degree Heat ASUFW, Padilla Call for New Workplace Protections

Extreme Heat Is Affecting Workers Nationwide — Companies have a crucial role to play as worker safety concerns flare up.

Jobs, Business & Economy

Economist urges Kentucky lawmakers to end certificate of need law as hospitals warn against repeal 

Salary information coming to Illinois job postings under new law

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