SAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—The largest hotel workers’ strike in U.S. history ended Dec. 3, when UNITE HERE Local 2 members in San Francisco voted almost unanimously to ratify a contract agreement reached in the wee hours that morning.
New York, NY – Striking Charter/Spectrum workers, on Monday, resumed their Governor Cuomo-backed boycott of NY1 and other corporate-run cable-TV channels following the breakdown of negotiations that could have finally ended IBEW Local 3’s nearly two-year standoff with the multi-billion-dollar telecom giant.
New York, NY – Is progress finally being made in settling the punishing 20-month-old strike against tele-giant Charter/Spectrum? IBEW Local 3 Business Manager, on Friday, told LaborPress that, yes, some progress is being made.
By Steven Wishnia NEW YORK, N.Y.—Citing Amazon’s long anti-labor record, the union representing New York City’s retail workers has come out strongly against the city and state promising the online-sales behemoth more than $2.5 billion in subsidies to locate its new branch headquarters in Long Island City.
WASHINGTON—Will Democratic gains in the November elections lead to the repeal of so-called “right to work” laws banning the union shop?
WASHINGTON—Trying to force Walmart to pay its workers at least $15 an hour, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.) introduced a bill Nov. 15 titled the Stop Walmart Act. It would prevent large companies from buying back stock unless they pay all employees at least $15, let workers earn up to seven…
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Next season, the workers who recycle the empty beer cups tossed out by fans at Yankees and New York City Football Club games will be getting a good raise, Teamsters Local 813 announced Nov. 20.
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…