BALTIMORE, Md.—The Baltimore Teachers Union has asked the city to close public schools that are unable to provide adequate heat until they can be repaired, after teachers reported classroom temperatures in the 40s during the early January cold wave.
New York, NY – From February 15 – 20th, in Hollywood, Florida, the 41st annual National Labor and Management Conference (NLMC) will be held, providing a crucial forum for current critical issues that affect both labor and management.
LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz returns this Sunday night at 9 p.m. on AM970TheAnswer with an all-new show featuring wide- ranging discussions with SEIU Local 246 President Joe Colangelo, Carpenters Union Training Director Walter Warzecha, and Workers Compensation Attorney Jordan Ziegler.
DETROIT, Mich.—A federal judge in Detroit on Dec. 27 lifted the temporary restraining order blocking the far-right scam-video outfit Project Veritas from releasing images its spy obtained after using a false name to get an internship at the Michigan American Federation of Teachers.
WASHINGTON—The National Labor Relations Board has certified Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers Local 2110 as the union representing 3,000 graduate students who work as research and teaching assistants at Columbia University.
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State United Teachers blasted the Republicans’ tax bill as a giveaway to the wealthy and big corporations that will be paid for by the poor and middle class, and through cuts to the public services they rely on.
At a time when he has vehemently opposed the Republican tax bill that would devastate New York’s working families and attack universities and students, Governor Cuomo has chosen to veto legislation that would have stabilized funding for New York’s public universities. What a missed opportunity! With a signature instead of a veto, the Governor could…
CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—The National Labor Relations Board on Dec. 12 rejected Harvard University’s appeal of its ruling that the 2016 election where graduate assistants voted against a union was invalid.
CHICAGO, Ill.—Part-time faculty members at Chicago’s Columbia College went on strike for two days Nov. 29-30 to demand that the administration bargain seriously with their union, the Part-Time Faculty At Columbia (P-FAC).
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Newsroom staff at the Los Angeles Times filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board Dec. 4, seeking to be represented by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.