ALBANY, N.Y.—After going five years without a contract, New York State Thruway workers have reached a tentative deal. Members of Teamsters Local 72, which represents about 2,500 toll collectors, maintenance workers, and others such as seasonally employed snowplow drivers, are expected to ratify it by Nov. 30, state negotiator Joe Bress told the Thruway Authority’s…
Health care can be a maze. This is one in a series of articles to help manage costs while providing members with the best health outcomes. Your eyesight is precious. Periodic eye exams are an important step in preserving your vision long term. In addition to detecting changes in your vision, during an eye exam…
Listen Now: Blue Collar Buzz Talks Blue Wins; Working Class Voices; Forced Arbitration, and Puerto Rico
New York, NY – This week’s episode of Blue Collar Buzz finds Democratic-Socialist Lee Carter going in depth about how he defied conventional expectations and won a seat in Virginia’s House of Delegates as part of November 7’s larger “blue wave” of progressive victories across the country.
WASHINGTON—A bill introduced in Congress Nov. 16 would attempt to salvage the country’s floundering multiemployer pension plans thorough a combination of federal loans and insurance.
WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court will not review a lower-court ruling holding that Illinois child-care providers and home health-care assistants cannot refuse to be represented by the Service Employees International Union.
New York, NY – In response to industry concerns New York City has updated laundry licensing requirements. DCA is changing its application requirements so businesses can apply for new laundry licenses without providing a physical copy of a Certificate of Occupancy.
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—More than 77,000 people have signed an online petition urging Walmart, Target and Toys R Us “to put people over profits and refuse to open their doors on Thanksgiving Day” so workers can spend the holiday with their families.
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—With the Supreme Court likely to eliminate fair-share fees for public-sector unions next year—in Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees—California’s unions are preparing to absorb the blow.