WASHINGTON—On Mar. 20, McDonald’s asked National Labor Relations Board Administrative Law Judge Lauren Esposito to approve a settlement of an unfair-labor-practice case that would give workers back pay without holding the company a “joint employer” responsible for its franchisees’ actions.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.—Adjunct professors at the University of South Florida have voted 326-91 for union representation, the Service Employees International Union announced Mar. 18.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—After more than nine years, the campaign to organize JetBlue flight attendants may bear fruit this spring, as they vote on whether to join the Transport Workers Union.
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.