Environment and Energy

Boeing Refuses to Negotiate With Machinists at S.C. Plant
Environment and Energy, Health and Safety, Municipal Government, National, Transportation

Boeing Refuses to Negotiate With Machinists at S.C. Plant

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.—Boeing announced June 18 that it would refuse to bargain with the International Association of Machinists on a contract for 176 flight-line technicians who voted to join the union last month. “We continue to strongly believe that this micro-unit is prohibited under federal law and we are appealing to the NLRB,” the company…

Nail Salon & Carwash Workers Push for One Fair Wage
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

Nail Salon & Carwash Workers Push for One Fair Wage

NEW YORK, N.Y. –  On Wednesday, June 20th, nail salon and carwash workers, testified at the sixth of seven New York State Department of Labor hearings to review bringing tipped workers in line with the state’s general minimum wage. This is the first of two New York City hearings, the next of which will cover restaurant…

#MeTooMovement Addresses Sexual Harassment in NYS Legislature
Environment and Energy, Features, Health and Safety, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, New York

#MeTooMovement Addresses Sexual Harassment in NYS Legislature

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Women harassed in the New York State Legislature have released recommendations for creating stronger workplace protections in  government. Their ‘white paper’ followed a panel discussion on Tuesday, June 19th at Cooper Union. Several members of the  group claimed sexual harrassment while working for New York State elected officials.

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