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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…

Will Working Men & Women Halt Trump’s Agenda?
Building Trades, Features, Law and Politics, National, Retail, Transportation

Will Working Men & Women Halt Trump’s Agenda?

Reporter’s Notebook New York, NY – The state-sponsored kidnapping of more than 2,300 children at the U.S. border and ICE’s massive raid on three Fresh Mark meat-processing plants in Ohio have compelled some union leaders to call out the racist-in-chief’s latest assaults on the America soul for the existential threat they are — but if Organized…

Canadian Pacific Rail Train Operators on Strike
Features, Labor News Briefs, Law and Politics, Municipal Government, National, Transportation

Canadian Pacific Rail Train Operators on Strike

MONTREAL, Quebec—Canadian Pacific Rail’s more than 3,000 train operators went on strike on the night of late May 29, affecting intercity passenger and freight service from Montreal to Vancouver. The Teamsters Canada Rail Conference said it is “willing to remain at the bargaining table during the strike,” and talks continued with the aid of federal…

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!
Blue Collar Buzz, Education, Features, Multimedia, National, Transportation

Latest Buzz: MTA Workers Attacked! Talented Teachers Stifled! Rosy Unemployment Stats Debunked!

New York, NY – On this episode of LaborPress’ Blue Collar Buzz TWU Local 100 President Tony Utano talks about the violent attacks MTA workers are being subjected to in the face of ongoing subway and bus delays; retired New York City public school teacher Camila Saly talks about how the Department of Education’s top-down corporate…

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