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Local 46 Ironworker Fires Charter/Spectrum – Watch it!
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Local 46 Ironworker Fires Charter/Spectrum – Watch it!

From Local 46: In New York City, Metallic Lathers & Reinforcing Iron Workers Local Union 46 member Steve Perez, in a show of solidarity with 1,700 striking Spectrum employees, returned his cable boxes and internet equipment and ended his relationship with Spectrum. The employees of Spectrum, who are members of Electrical Workers Local Union 3, have…

REBNY Bullies
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REBNY Bullies

The Real Estate Board of New York — the more than 100-year-old institution known as REBNY — wields tremendous influence on New York City politics. Critics say the trade organization wields far too much power. Check out the engaging animation below.  

TWU 2017 Times Square Rally
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TWU 2017 Times Square Rally

Members of the Transport Workers Union of America filled Times Square on Wednesday, October 18, to protest American Airlines’ outrageous policies of outsourcing highly sensitive — never mind good paying American jobs — to foreign countries.

Labor News Briefs

Weekly Digest – July 17, 2013

Compiled by Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel   Obama Picks Two for NLRB After Senate Filibuster Deal President Obama chose two longtime labor lawyers for the National Labor Relations Board July 16: Nancy Schiffer, a retired AFL-CIO attorney, and Kent Hirozawa, counsel to the NLRB’s chair. The appointments came after Senate Republicans agreed to stop…

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Weekly Digest – June 19, 2013

Compiled by Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Turkish Unions Strike to Support Protesters Turkish labor unions staged a one-day strike June 17 to support protesters against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s increasingly authoritarian rule. Two labor groups that represent about 330,000 workers held rallies in Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, and other cities after a weekend in…

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Weekly Digest – June 12, 2013

Compiled by Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal for Picketing Ban The U.S. Supreme Court June 10 refused to review a California court decision that the state’s laws letting unions picket on private property are constitutional. The owners of the Ralphs supermarket chain had filed a suit against the United Food…

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Weekly Digest – June 5, 2013 (2)

Compiled by Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Connecticut Workers Win Case Against Layoffs Almost ten years after former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland laid off about 2,800 union state workers, a federal appeals court ruled they were illegally dismissed. Rowland axed the workers after union leaders refused to accept a wage freeze, while non-union employees…

Labor News Briefs

Weekly Digest – June 5, 2013

Compiled by Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel Connecticut Workers Win Case Against Layoffs Almost ten years after former Connecticut Gov. John G. Rowland laid off about 2,800 union state workers, a federal appeals court ruled they were illegally dismissed. Rowland axed the workers after union leaders refused to accept a wage freeze, while non-union employees…

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