GREENWICH, Conn.—Cleaners at the Greenwich Office Park won a round Apr. 11 when the National Labor Relations Board issued a complaint against the complex’s owner alleging that it illegally laid off union cleaners when it bought the property in November 2016.
CHICAGO, Ill.—More than 40 newsroom workers at the Chicago Tribune announced a union-organizing campaign Apr. 11, collecting cards for representation by the NewsGuild-Communications Workers of America.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—32BJ SEIU’s bargaining committee and the Realty Advisory Board reached a tentative contract agreement Apr. 13 for more than 31,000 residential building-service workers in New York City.
MEMPHIS, Tenn.—The Teamsters Union is determined to organize XPO Logistics’ warehouse and shipping facilities in Memphis, President James P. Hoffa said at a rally here Apr. 3. “There’s only one hope, the union, the Teamsters union.
“Jill Furillo and the hardworking members of the New York State Nurses Association delivered a victory for working men and women at Albany Medical Centerand for nurses statewide.
DENVER, Colo.—On the eve of another wave of layoffs, the Denver Post ran a front-page editorial Apr. 6 calling on its owner, the Alden Global Capital hedge fund, to sell the paper. “Denver deserves a newspaper owner who supports its newsroom,” it said. “If Alden isn’t willing to do good journalism here, it should sell…
New York, NY – Early Childhood Education teachers working in community-based organizations across the city are fighting to achieve pay parity with their counterparts in the Department of Education who are doing the same important jobs. Watch:
AUGUSTA, Me.—The Maine House narrowly defeated a bill Apr. 5 that would have prevented the state’s minimum wage from rising to $12 an hour in 2020. The measure would have reduced the increases state voters enacted in a 2016 ballot initiative from $1 a year to 50 cents, so the minimum would not reach $12…
PITTSBURGH, PENN – On Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Pennsvania AFL-CIO President Richard W. Bloomingdale and Secretary-Treasurer Frank Snyder were reelected at the Pennsylvania AFL-CIO 43rd Constitutional Convention.