Friday, December 9, 2022

Tag: unions

Low-paid workers are unionizing. Corporations are spending a ton to stop...

A record number of workers are trying to form labor unions, a Center for Public Integrity analysis shows. Corporate America is alarmed.

‘Huge victory’: Starbucks agrees to begin contract talks with 230+ union...

"We've been ready to bargain since day one," said one union leader, "but now we're operating together on a national level to make sure all of our voices are heard, together."

‘No regard for the law’: Starbucks to deny union workers new...

"Their goal is to retaliate against and punish union stores," said Starbucks Workers United.

‘Great day for labor’: NLRB rejects Amazon attempt to overturn union...

"This was an outrageous union-busting campaign by Amazon and we're demanding the company come to the table to bargain," said an attorney for the Amazon Labor Union.

How unions are combating domestic violence

Dozens of unions in the United States and Canada with contract language providing domestic violence survivors with the resources crucial to breaking free of their abusers.

‘This victory is historic’: Massachusetts Trader Joe’s becomes first to unionize

"Our worker-led union ensures that we are protected and properly compensated—on our terms," explained a crew member at the Hadley store.

How union workers lead the fight for safer workplaces

“Everyone wins when we’re safer.”

‘We did it!’ Workers in Maryland vote to form first US...

"This victory shows the growing demand for unions at Apple stores and different industries across our nation," said the head of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers.

Organizers herald 100th win as Starbucks unionization wave continues

"Howard Schultz and Starbucks are getting creamed in union vote after union vote."

‘Let the floodgates open’: Starbucks union scores first wins in California

"This is a major victory," said Rep. Ro Khanna, a California Democrat. "It's time for Starbucks to pay fair wages and treat every worker with dignity and respect."

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The project is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable energy.