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PSLabor News

Early this past summer, the Supreme Court gave unions what appeared to be a death blow. In Janus v. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the court overturned the existing requirement that public sector workers pay dues to unions, arguing the mandate is a violation of their right to free speech. I Read Story
The UC system’s largest employee union, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, Local 3299, gathered on Sproul Plaza on the third and final day of its planned strike for better contract terms. Read Story
Source: Original Story By HuffingtonPost Most voters know the Fight for $15 as a campaign for higher minimum wages.But... Read Story
The job action followed walkouts Thursday in Sherbrooke, Que., Calgary, Red Deer, Alta., and Kelowna, B.C., that were all to end after one day. Read Story
There is concern that changes to how farmers are paid in Wales could hit the economy and rural life. Read Story
The National Education Association is feeling the first effects of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Janus ruling, which ended the practice of public-sector unions charging fees to nonmembers. New membership numbers obtained by Union Report show that NEA now stands at 3,001,570 total members — a decline of... Read Story
Checkout is a Union news magazine for the more than 70,000 Members of UFCW Locals 175 & 633 in Ontario, Canada. Includes news & features on Union Members. Read Story
Their Friend Margaret Thatcher would be proud of them. I can but hope that the People who loaned them a vote take notice that they voted in a Party that... Read Story
A luxury hotel can be of any size. There are no set standards which define this category, though most within the luxury hotel industry would bill themselves as providing a 4-star or 5-star experience. Read Story
Chicago’s unionized charter schools have joined forces to try to maximize their power at the bargaining table. Read Story
United Airlines food workers have voted to join Unite Here, adding 2,700 national members to the union, including 140 new Honolulu workers. Read Story
United Airlines food workers join union United Airlines food workers have voted to join Unite Here, adding 2,700 national members... Read Story
Teachers at 15 Acero schools and four Chicago International Charter Schools will vote next week on a strike that could be the first of its kind. Read Story
News, placards, and graffiti from the front lines of Colombia's strikes. Read Story
The NLRB General Counsel issued a stern warning to labor unions today on the Duty of Fair Representation (attached below). The Republican appointees on the board do not look kindly on unions. Congress took away our right to collect dues on nonmembers, but unions are still expected to represent... Read Story
Nurses at Indiana (Pa.) Regional Medical Center have voted to authorize union leaders to call a strike, The Indiana Gazette reported. Read Story
TORONTO — Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s government met with death threats and vandalism after it introduced a bill to freeze the minimum wage and roll back Liberal labour reforms.On Tuesday, the province tabled Bill 47, the Making Ontario Open for Business Act, which freezes minimum wage at $14 an ... Read Story
Poland’s national airline LOT is cancelling some flights as crew members strike to protest layoffs and demand better pay and working conditions.A spokesman for LOT, Konrad Majszyk, said Wednesday that over a dozen international flights from Warsaw, includ... Read Story
There's a win-win solution to teacher compensation. But it requires a willingness to rethink how teachers are paid and how school dollars are spent. Read Story
The Newmarket Chamber of Commerce CEO says the Ford government's proposed Making Ontario Open for Business Act would provide relief to local businesses struggling to keep up with rapid minimum wage hikes and increased red tape for scheduling brought in by the previous Liberal government. Read Story
Nurses at St. Joseph's Hospital and St. Mary's Hospital in Tucson, Arizona voted Friday to join National Nurses United, according to a recent press release. Read Story
UCs are ground zero for confronting our state’s inequality problem. Women and people of color get minimal raises while jobs are outsourced. Read Story
More than 500 workers in United Airline's Denver catering kitchen and their counterparts in four other cities are joining a labor union. Read Story
About 15,000 medical workers on Tuesday started a three-day strike at five University of California medical centers amid a dispute over pay raises and job security, forcing the cancellation and rescheduling of thousands of ... Read Story
By Bella Genga, Bloomberg Kenya Airways is launching its new flight to New York, as its workers are threatening to strike. Pictured is one of the carrier’s Boeing 787-8s. Alf van Beem / Wikimedia Skift Take: Kenya Airways want to show it’s a nimble market-driven company. Read Story
Texas AFL-CIO Congratulates UNITE HERE, Welcomes New Members... Read Story
Thousands of University of California unionized workers began  a three-day strike at UC medical centers Oct. 23, The Mercury News reported. Read Story
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Tuesday: United Teachers Los Angeles negotiates with district officials, a tech-themed crossword, and In-N-Out Burger turns 70. Read Story
Although charters have grown to 8 percent of the schools in our country, no charter educators have ever gone on strike. Read Story
Registered nurses from St. Joseph's and St. Mary's hospitals in Tucson, Ariz., voted to join National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United. Read Story
Some union officers earned only a few hundred dollars in 2017. Read Story
A rotating postal worker strike that has caused disruptions across the country will affect most of the Greater Toronto Area on Tuesday.... Read Story
ATTRACTING just three suitable applicants to man a new on-call fire crew in Barrow has been branded as “embarrassing but predictable” by…... Read Story
Patient care technical workers at the University of California's medical facilities are planning a three-day strike this week to protest the institution's outsourcing of jobs to contract companies, union officials said Monday. Read Story
Becker's Hospital Review has reported the following hospital-union events — including protests, contract agreements and legal issues — since Sept. 25. Read Story
Hundreds of primary schools and nurseries across Glasgow were forced to close on Tuesday as female council workers staged a 48-hour strike - believed to be the biggest of its kind. Read Story
Union says looming strike will include cabin crew refusing to perform duties on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner that will be deployed to New York... Read Story
Katie Tremblay walked out of Sears carrying a large plastic bag of bargains: a $70 purse she got for $11 and an $80 toy for $30. Read Story
Fuel cost and strikes hit budget carrier and Michael O’Leary expects more airlines to go bust... Read Story
Industrial action in dozens of sectors puts pressure on the government, in the latest round of conflict between politicians and unions. Read Story
Tensions over efforts to form a nurses union at Northwestern Medical Center were on full display outside the hospital Friday. Read Story
Things have been changing at an almost unprecedented rate with regard to power structures. The last time I saw this happen was in the 1970s, when the EEOC took off. Suddenly a lot of the off-color, sexist and racist jokes that many executives regularly told could get them fired. Read Story
Reported by PMOI/MEK Oct. 20, 2018 - Five labor unions, including International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), International Transport Workers' Federation (ITF), Education International, Industrial Global Union and The International Union of Food, Agricultural, Hotel, Restaurant... Read Story
Canada Post has stated that in the event of a strike, postal delivery will continue with possible “minor delays.”... Read Story
Air France has reached a pay deal with unions, paving the way for the Air France-KLM group to move on from a months-long labor conflict and focus on its long-term strategy. The deal includes a general pay increase of 2%, retroactive to Jan. Read Story
WHEELING — If the bargaining committee of a union representing 1,200 workers at 11 Kroger stores has its way, union members will turn down the company’s... Read Story