December 14, 2018 Overnight Teamsters Strike Preserves Pensions At Trash Hauler

NEW YORK, N.Y.—An overnight strike by Teamsters Local 813 members at a Newark-based private trash collector Dec. 9-10 quickly persuaded the company to abandon its plans to pull out of the union’s multiemployer pension find.

December 13, 2018 RWDSU Prez: Don’t Call Yourself Pro-Union If You Turn A Blind Eye To Amazon

New York, NY – Online retail giant has a notorious record of “mistreating and dehumanizing workers” in some 16 countries around the globe — and if you turn a blind eye to it, you should forget about calling yourself “pro-labor.” 

December 13, 2018 Robots Treated Better Than Amazon’s Workers On Staten Island

New York, NY – Confronted with a workplace environment more hospitable to beeping robots than warm-blooded human beings — employees at Amazon’s “fulfillment center” on Staten Island on Wednesday took to the steps of City Hall to sound the alarm about working conditions that also invoke fears of a latter-day Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire waiting...

December 12, 2018 PSC-CUNY Mounts Blockade; 17 Arrested In Demo For Fair Contract, Funding

New York, NY – Leaders of PSC-CUNY, [Professional Staff Congress] led a rally and blockade on Monday, December 10, outside Baruch College in Manhattan, demanding a fair contract and sufficient funding. During a meeting of the CUNY Board of Trustees, hundreds of CUNY faculty and staff chanted, “CUNY Trustees, do your job! Demand the funding CUNY...

December 12, 2018 JLC Head: ‘No Place In The U.S. For Anti-Semitism, Racism And Islamophobia’

New York, NY – The Jewish Labor Committee recently held its 47th Human Rights Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Hotel in midtown Manhattan.

December 11, 2018 Force A Strike, Decertify The Union – Charter/Spectrum’s Plan All Along, IBEW Local 3 Head says

New York, NY – Force roughly 1,8000 workers into a punishing 20-month strike — and then force the decertification of their union. That was telecom giant Charter/Spectrum’s plan all along, according to the head of IBEW Local 3.



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