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Workers at Wendy's join UFCW

March 13, 2016 
By Bob Cohen, LaborPress Canada

Ontario, CA - The employees, who are mostly young workers, to seek Union representation with UFCW Local 175 ranged from poor workplace conditions to unfair scheduling practices, as well as workplace harassment and intimidation, and threats that their jobs would be replaced with temporary foreign workers.

Domino’s Workers Say, ‘No Justice, No Pizza!’

March 7, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia

New York, NY - “¡Sin justicia, no hay pizza!” they chanted. En ingles, that translates pretty obviously as “No justice, no pizza!” They were about 30 people picketing a Domino’s Pizza on West 181st Street Mar. 3, one of two of the chain’s Upper Manhattan franchises where workers were on strike for one day to protest their manager cutting their hours from 35 a week to 20.

Dozens of Fast-Food, Retail and Other Workers, Council Members, Rally At City Hall for a Fair Work Week

March 6, 2017 
By Silver Krieger

New York, NY – Just before a Friday, March 3rd New York City Council hearing at City Hall, workers from the fast and retail industries and others gathered on the steps to urge passage of legislation that would give them vital rights in their fight for fair scheduling practices.

Video-Game Actors Still on Strike; Will Developers Go Union Next?

March 5, 2017
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Los Angeles, CA - The strike by the actors who do narration and screams in video games is now more than four months old, but game companies are still refusing to budge on SAG-AFTRA’s demand that performers get paid residuals for top-selling games.

AT&T, CWA Extend Contract

February 22, 2017  
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

San Diego, CA - AT&T and the Communications Workers of America agreed Feb. 11 to extend their about-to-expire contract while talks continue.

Dunkin' Donuts Employees Join Teamsters

February 21, 2017  
By Stephanie West

South Easton, MA - Workers at Liberty Bakery Kitchen in Brockton voted this week to join Local 653, joining a dozen drivers at the facility that produces donuts for Dunkin' Donuts who organized with the Teamsters last year.

Corporate Greed at AT&T

February 20, 2017 
By Tefere Gebre, Exec VP, AFL-CIO

Washington, DC - This month, 21,000 working people at AT&T’s wireless division voted to authorize a strike.

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