PSLabor News

PSLabor News

The Teamsters have joined forces with striking Stop & Shop workers to try to bring the company to its knees by cutting off the supply of goods to its stores.The strike, now in its third day, will force shoppers to decide if they want to cross the picket line on what is arguably the... Read Story
For the third time in five years, auto workers will vote on whether to form a union at the country’s sole Volkswagen plant, located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. On Tuesday, the United Auto Workers (UAW) filed for an election to represent all 1,709 of the plant’s hourly employees, requesting that the... Read Story
CUPE NB has elected a new President at a time the union and the province is at odds over a contract dispute for 4,100 nursing home workers.... Read Story
Unions put us into conversations with people whom most of the progressive movement isn’t talking to. Read Story
Stop & Shop workers are back at the bargaining table with the company and federal mediators, Stop & Shop confirmed Saturday. Read Story
More than 30,000 Stop & Shop employees have been on strike since Thursday at stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Read Story
This salute to a proud general strike in the Pacific Northwest one hundred years go is chalk full of history, accomplishments, and lessons for militant unions today. Read Story
The union that represents most of Harley-Davidson’s manufacturing plant employees in Wisconsin says the company is out of touch with the workers by making the current contract talks more about an hourly wage than workforce issues. Read Story
The Teamsters are siding with Stop and Shop striking workers. Branches of the labor union, which represents warehouse workers and truck drivers for the grocery giant, has directed its members to honor picket lines while employees across New England continue a walk-out that began Thursday... Read Story
Citing significant recruitment and retention challenges, Palo Alto is preparing to approve a new three-year contract with the city's largest labor union that would include an immediate 3.5% salary hike and raises as high as 20% for critical utilities positions that have been particularly difficult... Read Story
Warren took her pro-union message to a Stop & Shop picket line in Somerville. Read Story
Stop & Shop is stocking its stores with a host of replacement workers after 31,000 employees throughout Connecticut and New England walked out amid contentious labor negotiations.The strike by United Food & Commercial Workers Loc... Read Story
Non-tenure faculty and graduate student workers rallied to ask the university for a fair process to form a union. Read Story
Nurses at St. Joseph Regional Medical Center in Lewiston, Idaho, voted April 11 to join the International Brotherhood of Teamsters union, according to a Lewiston Tribune report. ... Read Story
A Shop & Stop strike is happening over contract negotiations slowing down. Tens of thousands of workers in New Englandwalked out yesterday. Read Story
Yale-New Haven (Conn.) Hospital has signed a new contract with the union that represents its cafeteria workers, according to the Yale Daily News. Read Story
FreshPlaza, portal for the fresh produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports... Read Story
A labor law reform targeted at ensuring employees can vote for their union contracts and representation has been approved by mexico’s lower house of Congress. The changes are necessary to acquire approval of this new U.S.-Mexico-Canada exchange agreement, which was negotiated to replace the aged... Read Story
Nat'l Labor Relations Board NLRB, Dept of Labor DOL, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission EEOC altering legal landscape in which manufacturers operate in regards to their work rules and policies: prohibiting dissemination of data without authorization and prohibiting working for a competitor. Read Story