Court Orders Burger King to Rehire Fight-for-$15 Organizer

June 26, 2017  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

St. Louis, MO - A federal appeals court on June 21 ordered a Burger King franchisee in Kansas City to rehire Fight-for-$15 organizer Terrance Wise.

Senator Kaminsky Sides with Clare Rose Workers

June 25, 2017 
By Jerry Levine, LaborPress LI

Long Island, NY - New York State Senator Todd Kaminsky had the following statement on the ongoing strike at Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose. Workers have been on strike for nearly two months against wage cuts and the loss of their pension.

Grocery Unions Slam Amazon Acquisition of Whole Foods

June 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

New York, NY - Leaders of U.S. grocery-workers unions reacted angrily to the news June 16 that Amazon will acquire Whole Foods for $13.4 billion.

RWDSU President Staurt Appelbaum Statement On Amazon’s Acquisition Of Whole Foods

June 20, 2017  
By Stephanie West

New York, NY - President Stuart Appelbaum of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) responded to the news of Amazon’s acquisition of Whole Foods, highlighting that destructive battle between Walmart and Amazon only harms workers.

Support IBT Local 812 Members Striking Clare Rose

June 19, 2017  
By John R. Durso, President, LI Federation of Labor

New York, NY - Local 812 is in a struggle with Clare Rose, a privately owned Long Island beer distributor of Budweiser, Bud Light, and related brands to preserve good jobs and benefits in the beverage industry.

Pizza Chain Joins Clare Rose Boycott in Support of Strikers

June 17, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – Another business, this time a large chain, has joined the Long Island boycott of Anheuser-Busch distributor Clare Rose, in support of workers who have been striking since April 23rd.

Deal Ends R.I. Casino Strike After 3 Minutes

June 13, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Lincoln, RI, - A wee-hours strike by workers at the Twin River Casino June 9 ended after about three minutes when casino officials and UNITE HERE Local 26 announced a tentative settlement agreement.

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