BlueCollarWriter Labor News Update
Labor News Update - 02/17/2023
The unfair labor practice strike at Warrior Met Coal may be coming to an end as workers are set to return to their jobs in early March, according to a letter from the United Mine Workers of America (UMWA).
Striking union members at HarperCollins Publishers have approved a tentative agreement reached last week and will return to work Tuesday, ending a walkout that lasted more than three months and became the center of an ongoing debate about salaries in the industry.
Minneapolis Institute of Art workers picket museum as negotiations stall https://minnesotareformer.com/2023/02/16/minneapolis-institute-of-art-workers-picket-museum-as-negotiations-stall/
Buffalo Tesla workers announce union drive as Musk force-feeds Twitter users with his tweets
Organizers say Tesla fired dozens of workers for attempting to form union
Labor Secretary Marty Walsh is expected to step down in the coming days to take a job leading the National Hockey League Players Association, and while that’s not official yet, the jockeying to replace him is already well underway.
NHL Players Association hires US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh as new executive director
Your Smartphone Has a Human Cost
Cobalt Red examines the tech-fueled "modern-day slavery" in the Congo
Union bargaining chair addresses concerns about shared governance https://www.utimes.pitt.edu/news/union-bargaining-chair
CWA Members Host Vice President Kamala Harris at New Flyer Electric Bus Plant
The leader of a union that represents workers at a facility referenced in a note possibly pointing to the motive behind the mass shooting at Michigan State University said the accused shooter had no record of glaring issues on the job.
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