FERGUSON, Mo.—The 104-day strike at the Christian Care Home here ended Mar. 15, as SEIU Healthcare Missouri members ratified a new contract that will give them a 20-cent-an-hour raise next March or sooner.
WASHINGTON—The American Federation of Government Employees filed a complaint Mar. 14 accusingafge the Department of Education of failing to bargain in good faith, five days after the department announced that it would stop contract talks and impose its own terms.
WAREHAM, MASSACHUSETTS – Tobey Hospital’s 150 registered nurses, unionized with the Massachusetts Nurses Association, received a ratified contract and a National Labor Relations Board settlement recently that put closure to a three-year contract dispute.
Washington, DC—Restaurant workers and their allies scored a historic victory on Friday March 23rd, winning bipartisan support from members of Congress regarding protections for tipped restaurant workers. The Federal legislation included a provision in the omnibus budget bill that codifies protections for tipped restaurant workers against employers, supervisors, and managers taking any portion of their…
Washington DC – “Earlier this month, I sent a letter to the White House describing the Teamsters’ support for the recent analysis and action under Section 232 to protect our national security through strategic tariffs on steel and aluminum. I commend the United States Trade Representative for the bold enforcement action against unfair Chinese trade…
DENVER, Colo.—The Denver Newspaper Guild issued an open letter urging Alden Global Capital to “Sell The Denver Post Now!” March 15, the day after the company announced it would lay off another 30 newsroom staffers.
Washington DC – The Marjory Stoneman Douglas students of Parkland Florida had a strong message Saturday March 24th for legislators across the country. Change the gun law or be voted out.
New York, NY – An eerie silence fell over the crowd at Washington Place and Greene Street in New York’s Greenwich Village on the morning of March 23, as the FDNY deployed a ladder up six stories to a window of the Brown Building, once the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory. During this symbolic reenactment, there were…
National Report from Washington–A monthly Series by Robert Weiner, Ben Lasky, this piece including Brad Star Workers and labor as a whole are renowned for speaking in clear, straightforward, down to earth terms. We can say this about President Trump and North Korean president Kim Jong-un’s relationship:
CHARLESTON, W.Va.—A county judge here issued a 10-day temporary restraining order Mar. 16 limiting picketing by the Communications Workers of America in their strike against Frontier Communications.