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The union representing hundreds of poultry plant workers in south Georgia recently negotiated a better pay and benefits deal with Tyson Foods, a move the union's president said helps the processing plant's 1,800 workers and potentially helps thousands more workers in the region and,... Read Story
Roughly 31,000 employees of the northeastern grocery chain Stop & Shop have been on strike for nearly a week across more than 240 stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. The workers, represented by the United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW), walked out on April 11 after voting to... Read Story
To put it another way, the ICC regulated trucking in the same way it did passenger airlines and railroads and, not surprisingly, many of the gains fell to the... Read Story
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“This would cripple our institution if graduate workers weren’t available for teaching responsibilities."... Read Story
Numsa and Comair will meet on Saturday in mediated talks to try end a wage dispute that could result in a national strike. Read Story
"We want our pension to be left the way it is, our healthcare not to be taken away from us, to keep our time and a half."... Read Story
By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Steelworkers at Harley-Davidson plants in Menomonee Falls and Tomahawk have voted to approve a new contract that includes a 14% wage increase over five years. Read Story
According to UFCW Local 919, Stop & Shop has lost $20 million a day during the strike. That amounts to estimated losses totaling $120 million dollars and counting. These losses are a result of various factors. Read Story
The Stop & Shop in Wethersfield was empty early Friday morning after a threat was called into the store Thursday evening, police said. Read Story
Despite the part-time faculty union and the college reaching a tentative agreement on a new contract April 17 after more than a year without one, some union members and students are looking for increased transparency on both sides while union leadership is eager to return their attention back to... Read Story
The Taoyuan Flight Attendants’ Union yesterday announced that it would hold a vote next month to decide when and where it would hold a strike against EVA Air Corp. Read Story
About 31,000 Stop & Shop workers from more than 240 stores across the Northeast have been on strike for more than a week. Read Story
Jobs With Justice co-executive director Sarita Gupta said we need to address the "fissuring" of the economy and not take any changes as inevitable. Read Story
SCOTTISH pupils are facing a summer of exam chaos after unions at the country’s national qualifications’ body agreed to a ballot on strike…... Read Story
Australian opposition leader Bill Shorten gave himself 100 days to make sure tha... Read Story
The Center for Union Facts has launched a new website, www.PublicUnionFacts.com, to track more than $1.5 billion in public sector union political spending. Read Story
So far, Shell does not want to meet the demands of employees, such as a 5% wage increase and concrete agreements on less work pressure.Shell has previously said that it will reduce the wages of st…... Read Story