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UAW Says Volkswagen Broke Pledge to Recognize Union

June 26, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Nashville, Tenn - Volkswagen broke an agreement it signed in 2014 to recognize the United Auto Workers as a “members union” at its Chattanooga plant, UAW Secretary-Treasurer Gary Casteel said June 21 after releasing a copy of the document.

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Miners Threatened with Health Benefit Cuts

June 24, 2016
By Mike Smith

Lexington, Kentucky.  Over 5,000 miners rallied here last Tuesday June 14th to protest health benefit cuts threatened to happen before the end of the year.

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Jersey AFL-CIO Re-Elects Wowkanech President

June 26, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Atlantic City, NJ - The New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s voted unanimously to re-elect President Charles Wowkanech and Secretary-Treasurer Laurel Brennan for another four-year term, at its convention here June 21.

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Minnesota Grocery Workers Vote Down Contract

June 24, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

St Paul, Minn - Grocery workers in St. Paul and the east side of the Twin Cities metropolitan area overwhelmingly voted down a proposed contract with several supermarket chains June 17.

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NLRB Voids Election Where Company Threatened to Close

June 25, 2016 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Washington, DC - The National Labor Relations Board on June 15 voided the results of a 2014 election in which workers voted against joining a union, saying the company had illegally threatened to close if the union won.

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UAW Organizes Rocket Builders

June 23, 2016 
By Jerry Cohen, LaborPress USA

Harlingen, Texas - The UAW members at  United Launch Alliance, a rocket building company,  accepted a new contract covering a bargaining unit of 104 employees from Local Lodge #2346 in
in Harlingen, Texas. The union members work at ULA's production operations in Harlingen.

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