Last week, I wrote that Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, had “a less egregiously anti-labor record than Justice Neil Gorsuch.” I was wrong.
PITTSBURGH, Pa.—As contract talks began here July 9, ArcelorMittal is seeking major concessions from the United Steelworkers, The union said the company’s initial proposal included forcing workers to choose between “paying expensive premiums to stay in a lesser Preferred Provider Organization plan ($200 per month for a family)” or another plan with $8,000 per year…
VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise.
New York, NY – Heads up, the most entertaining, provocative and overtly pro-union movie you’ve probably ever seen on the big screen has just gone into wide release, and it’s writer/director Boots Riley’s Sorry To Bother You.
SPIRIT OF THE LAW: Have Google, Apple, McDonald’s, Disney and Others Illegally Suppressed Workers’ Wages?
Yes, appears to be the answer judging from recent legal settlements.
New York, NY – While many maintain that the ultimate consequences of new tariffs slapped on imported steel and aluminum will cost the U.S. economy greatly, the United Steelworkers union [USW] says that it expects some 6,300 primary metals production workers will either be hired or recalled as a result of the changes — more…
VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise. Members of International Association of Machinists Local 2018 had previously rejected the company’s offer of a 9% raise, but about two-thirds approved the revised…
PROVIDENCE, R.I.—In a move intended to protect state workers from outside groups pestering them to quit their unions, Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo has directed state officials not to release their personal contact information.
NEW YORK, NY – The Mason Tender’s District Council is calling on the New York City Council to hold an oversight hearing regarding HireNYC, a New York City job placement program. This City project appears to be costly and ineffective.