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Local 338 Cannabis Workers Ratify Contract
Environment and Energy, Features, Finance, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Local 338 Cannabis Workers Ratify Contract

https://www.rwdsu.info/local_338_cannabis_workers Mineola, Long Island – Local 338 Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union (RWDSU)/United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW), announced that the workers at Vireo Health New York have ratified a new 3-year contract. The new contract significantly builds on benefits that were included in the first contract, which was negotiated in 2016. The workers in the bargaining unit…

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down
Features, Municipal Government, New York

Nearing Retirement but Not Slowing Down

New York, NY – After 23 years working for the city of New York, Paul Spicer isn’t sure he’s ready to retire. The 65-year-old sighs and chuckles: “Maybe I’ll hold on for another year or two.”If Spicer does stay on, his colleagues and the clients he serves as a job opportunity specialist at Rider Job…

Highlights of the 2017 National AFL-CIO Convention
Features, Municipal Government, National

Highlights of the 2017 National AFL-CIO Convention

Convention delegates unanimously re-elected Richard Trumka of the United Mine Workers as president, Liz Shuler of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers as secretary-treasurer and Tefere Gebre of United Food and Commercial Workers as executive vice president of the national AFL-CIO. Also elected were 55 vice presidents who make up the Executive Council Executive Council….