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The members of the biggest labor union at the city's embattled New York City Housing Authority rejected a tentative contract deal that traded bonuses and wage hikes in exchange for weekend shifts. ... Read Story
A war of words continues among union and anti-union groups over efforts for a union election at the Volkswagen in Chattanooga. Read Story
Uber's $100 billion I.P.O. is on Friday. Drivers just want their fair share. Read Story
Perth-based energy giant SSE informed staff this morning of its intention to axe more than 400 jobs, a trade union has claimed. Read Story
WASHINGTON, May 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) union is urging members of the U.S. House of Representatives to pass H.R. 2474, the... Read Story
Drivers around the world are switching off their apps on Wednesday. Read Story
The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE), the largest federal employee union representing 700,000 federal and D.C.government workers, says VA leadership offered up a “sham proposal designed to gut worker protections, including attacks on whistleblowers, workplace safety and employee... Read Story
Cboe - Market News Story British Columbia Longshoremen To Hold Strike Vote FreightWaves 5/8/2019 3:10:48 PM ...| May 8, 2019... Read Story
In the aftermath of GM's announcement to close the Lordstown, Ohio, auto assembly facility, President Trump worked earnestly to get GM to sell the facility and save jobs for the region.  Today President Trump and GM CEO Mary Barra announce the likely sale to Workhorse Group pending UAW union... Read Story
Uber says the protests haven’t impacted their business, but the global day of action is still one of the strongest showings of drivers’ growing frustration. Read Story
Rep. Joe Wilson (R., S.C.) announced the introduction of the National Right to Work Act on Wednesday. Read Story
General Motors has agreed to save a Canadian plant and hundreds of jobs to produce aftermarket parts. With a brand new mid-engine Corvette about to be released, there is a huge demand for aftermarket and custom parts. Read Story
The company's disjointed, decentralized strategy makes it almost immune to labor action. Read Story
Long Island City—Just days before Uber’s expected debut on the stock market at a conservative but still-astronomical $80 to $90 billion valuation, the anger among rideshare drivers boiled over into an international day of action. Read Story
Héctor Figueroa sits down with Latino USA’s Maria Hinojosa to talk about Latinos in labor organizing and the state of labor unions today. Read Story
Last week, the Department of Labor (DOL) responded to the district court decision striking down the final regulations expanding the ability for a group of unrelated employers to form an... Read Story
Congressman Tim Ryan said the pending sale of the Lordstown General Motors plant is bittersweet.Ryan said bringing jobs to the plant is good news in the... Read Story
The Lagos State Polytechnic (LASPOTECH) chapters of the Non-Academic Staff Union (NASU) and the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Polytechnics (SSANIP) have been on strike since January 21, over the non-implementation of the Consolidated Tertiary Institutions Salary Scale (CONTISS) 15. Read Story
Empleados de Amazon están siendo monitoreados y despedidos por máquinas en sus centros de trabajo, según un informe de The Verge. Algunos se preguntan si este es un ejemplo del papel futuro de la tecnología en nuestras vidas laborales. Read Story
BELLEDUNE, NB, May 7 2019 /CNW/ - Shareholders attending Glencore's annual general meeting on Thursday, May 9, in Zug, Switzerland will be greeted by locked-out Canadian workers protesting the company's attacks on their health and safety and workplac... Read Story
While Sen. Bernie Sanders has come out strongly in support of Lyft drivers calling for a strike, his campaign reportedly spent nearly $1,000 in one month on the ride-sharing service. Read Story
GM CEO Mary Barra is planning to sell the Lordstown, Ohio plant to an electric automaker after laying off about 1,600 American workers. Read Story
Under pressure from President Donald Trump, General Motors Co said on Wednesday ... Read Story
The global evidence from more than 300 studies on the economic impact of unionisation shows unions do not, overall, reduce productivity. Read Story
Members of SAG-AFTRA have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new commercials contract.The union said the 3-year pact was approved by a vote of 96.85%... Read Story
SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Nationwide public-transport chaos is looming, as unionized bus drivers across the country have been …... Read Story
Minnesota Personal Care Attendants (PCAs) are speaking out about the Trump administration's decision to prevent unions from taking hundreds of millions of dollars from their paychecks. Read Story
A loose network of ride-hailing drivers took to the streets without their cars from San Diego to Atlanta on Wednesday as they protested ahead of Uber's highly anticipated initial public offering, which is scheduled for Friday. Read Story
Workers on the Bernie Sanders 2020 presidential campaign have ratified a union contract with management, which claims it's the first campaign union... Read Story
Nurses and technicians and support staff at an Ohio hospital are on strike after an agreement was not reached with management on issues including overtime policies and health care costs. Read Story
University of California service workers will hold a systemwide strike May 16 in response to the University's alleged illegal outsourcing of labor.The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees…... Read Story
Workers for gig economy startups like Lyft and Uber churn through jobs at an unusually high rate, according to a new Wall Street Journal report. Read Story
Prime Minister Scott Morrison says a vote for Labor in the May 18 federal election would give the unions and Greens too much influence and affect jobs growth. Read Story
Dear 770 Members: I’m fired up. We just wrapped yet another round of contract negotiations where corporate executives failed to discuss even ONE of the core values we’re fighting for as a union. No increasing a fair wage for you and your families. Read Story
Federal contractors said the recent government shutdown was marked by confusion, lack of communication and unclear guidance from agencies about their…... Read Story
Dept of Labor DOL indicated intent to fight dist court decision striking down final reg.expanding ability for group of unrelated employers to form organization to offer health care to members & offered interim relief for employers who have obtained association health plans AHP health coverage... Read Story
I AM glad that the motion proposed by the Maryhill & Springburn branch at the SNP Spring Conference has opened a debate on the so-called gig…... Read Story
As Uber prepares for its IPO later this week, drivers are sending a clear message that they're unhappy by participating in a planned strike on Wednesday. As a result, there's a good chance that in some areas, using rideshare might be expensive if not very difficult. Read Story
Federal Labor has promised to hold shipbuilding workforce summit within four weeks of the May 18 election if it wins office.Opposition defence spokesman... Read Story
7 May, 19, Source: HeliHub.com North Sea helicopter pilots have voted to strike after negotiations between their employer, CHC, and Balpa, the pilots union. The decision to strike came from a ballot where 94% voted for strike action. They are legally allowed to take industrial action in the following bases; Sumburgh, Norwich, Aberdeen and Humberside. CHC has commented that they are disappointed at the plan to strike and that they had made a competitive pay offer, reports Energy Voice. Tags: CHC, Civil, News, Pilots, Strikes, Unions Related Posts Read Story
Demands for better pay come as companies hold billion-dollar IPOs. Read Story
In a recent post, we discussed the U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) proposed rule increasing the salary threshold to qualify for a white collar exemption under federal law. In response,... Read Story
The city's labor unions are pausing their plans to file a lawsuit over payroll discrepancies, following a meeting with Mayor Jim Kenney Friday. Read Story
The International Labour Organisation negotiated with the Fiji government to have a prominent trade unionist released from police custody last week. Read Story