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RWDSU Marches for Dreamers
Features, Law and Politics, New York, Retail

RWDSU Marches for Dreamers

Reposted: rwdsu.info RWDSU members joined thousands of other New Yorkers outside of Trump Hotel on New York City’s Central Park to rally and march to Trump Tower on fifth Avenue to support DACA. DACA – Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals – allows undocumented immigrants who come to the United States as children, also known as…

RWDSU Conducts OSHA Training for Retail Workers
National, New York, Retail

RWDSU Conducts OSHA Training for Retail Workers

Reprinted Washington, DC – The RWDSU and the Retail Action Project recently conducted an OSHA training session at the RWDSU offices in Manhattan. At the session, 30 retail workers took part in in the OSHA 10 hour for General Industry course. This training introduces workers to the ins-and-outs of hazard identification, evaluation, and abatement. Additionally,…

New Contract at Coca-Cola
National, New York, Retail

New Contract at Coca-Cola

Reprinted Lowell, MA – Local 513 members at Coca-Cola’s bottling plant in Lowell, Massachusetts, ratified a new contract with a unanimous vote. The contract calls for wage increases of 2.75 percent each year of the three-year contract, which amounts to increases of 68 cents to 88 cents per year. Members will also receive an additional 25…

Guitar Center Workers Ratify First Contract with RWDSU
Entertainment, National, New York

Guitar Center Workers Ratify First Contract with RWDSU

Reprinted  Washington, DC – Over 100 Guitar Center workers at stores in four states have unanimously ratified their first contract with the RWDSU/UFCW. The three-year contract, which covers Guitar Center workers in stores in New York City, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Danvers, Mass., include guaranteed base wage increases over the three-year term, and access to union-provided health care insurance. “The contract…