New York, NY – Cable-TV giant Charter Communications is pushing ahead with efforts to decertify IBEW Local 3, even as efforts to end the punishing 19-month-old Spectrum strike reportedly continue, and a second audit of its Franchise Agreement with NYC is expected this Friday.
New York, NY – If the fetid tide of white supremacy and hatred Donald Trump and his minions tried riding into the midterm elections wasn’t already familiar to trade unionists, it should be — it’s part of a very old playbook aimed at undermining worker power.
WASHINGTON—Health care, infrastructure, and education top labor’s immediate wish list now that Democrats have won control of the House, along with protecting Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid from assaults euphemistically termed “entitlement reform.” On a deeper level, union leaders also want workers’ rights to organize expanded and American democracy taken back from the increasing tyranny…
New York, NY – After four recent UniteHere contract wins in Detroit, Oakland, San Jose and San Diego — the fight thousands of U.S. workers have taken to the largest hotel chain on the planet isn’t only pressing forward — it’s serving to further expose an inherently broken system that doesn’t work for America’s working…
New York, NY – This weekend, the threat of a possible Teamsters strike against UPS Freight looms large — but there’s another union battle being waged in the City of Brotherly that advocates for workplace democracy say must be won in order to beat back anti-labor forces bent on extending devastating Right to-Work laws nationwide.
WASHINGTON—Arkansas and Missouri voted to raise the minimum wage, and Scott Walker and Bruce Rauner, two of the nation’s most anti-union governors, were defeated for re-election.
DETROIT, Mich.—Workers at Marriott hotels in Detroit and Oakland approved contract deals ending their four-week walkouts over the Nov. 2-4 weekend, but the bulk of the more than 7,000 workers on strike against the chain remain out.
WASHINGTON—While much of the Democratic Party has pinned its strategy in this year’s campaigns on appealing to suburban women disgusted with Donald Trump’s piggishness, two major American unions are going after demographic groups that vote infrequently in midterm elections.
New York, NY – IBEW Local 3 leafleting outside NY1’s Chelsea Market studios has been suspended “for now,” Business Manager Chris Erikson told LaborPress on Thursday.
NEW YORK, N.Y.—With the City Council holding its first hearing in nine years on legislation to restrain rent increases on small businesses, two of the city’s main labor unions have quietly come out against the measure, the Small Business Jobs Survival Act.