The Daily Read – August 15, 2011

By Erica Varlese

The New York Times takes a look into the struggle between Verizon and the striking workers to win public support.

Boathouse Restaurant workers have been striking for nearly a week now due to union busting at the famous Central Park eatery.

Striking is a popular negotiating tool for New York unions, but not elsewhere in the country.

Employees of the Gowanda Rehabilitation and Nursing Center reached a tentative agreement after a 24-hour lockout.

Today, members of the Civil Service Employees Union will find out the status of a five-year contract with the state.

July 15, 2011

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