Posts tagged AFL-CIO
Connecticut: Lamont Inks New Employment Law Backed By Unions
May 19, 2022 // But the bill was marked as both hostile to employers and potentially illegal by the state’s largest business organization, the Connecticut Business and Industry Association. Following its passage through the legislature last month, CBIA president and CEO Chris DiPentima wrote to Lamont and encouraged him to veto it.
Labor Relations Radio, Ep 22: Shedding the Light on ‘Excessive CEO Pay’—How the media distorts the topic
May 18, 2022 // In this episode of Labor Relations Radio, we cover the salaries of sports figures, celebrities, and even social media figures, as compared to the 0.01 percent of CEOs cited by the AFL-CIO and Wall Street Journal.
The year workers said ‘no’
May 16, 2022 // Signs of "waking up" don't always involve unionizing. Some workers are purposefully decreasing their productivity, known as a "slow up" in pursuit of better work-life balance.
AFL-CIO presses Biden to cancel student debt
May 13, 2022 // “Organized labor was built on the foundation of creating a pathway to the middle class for everyone, but skyrocketing student loan debt has become an insurmountable obstacle to achieving this goal,” Shuler said.
ARE PRIVATE SECTOR UNIONS PASSÉ?
May 5, 2022 // Union membership is way down, and their collective future is not rosy.
More workers seeking to be represented by Wisconsin unions
May 2, 2022 // Gundlach said on top of the aforementioned groups, there are other workplaces where staff are starting to organize. They just haven’t been made public yet
Workers Are Beating Big Bosses, but Organized Labor Can’t Keep Up
April 27, 2022 // Worker-led unions are transformational, while organized labor has become transactional.
Labor Unions (Quietly) Admit the Jones Act Is Contributing to America’s Supply Chain Problems
April 21, 2022 // The AFL-CIO appears to recognize that the Jones Act is part of the US supply chain problem.
Democratic Party weighs banning its consultants from anti-union activity
April 19, 2022 // POLITICO has obtained a draft of a contract addendum that would forbid Democratic-aligned consultants from participating in union-busting, aiding an employer in a labor dispute or lobbying against union-backed legislation.
Big Labor is failing to meet the moment, advocates say
April 15, 2022 // Institutional labor is out of touch, said one person familiar with the inner workings of the AFL-CIO who didn't want to publicly criticize their own organization. Too many union officers didn't start out as unionized workers — but instead rose through the ranks as staffers for the organization. "If you can't relate to the people you're representing, you're lost," the source said.