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    After Unionizing And Picketing, Senate Cafeteria Workers Secure $20 Minimum Wage And Benefits

    October 24, 2022 // Cafeteria workers at the U.S. Senate have ratified their first contract, securing a $20 per hour minimum wage and benefits like pension contributions and affordable platinum-level health insurance with coverage for family members. The workers are organized with UNITE HERE Local 23. The union’s contract with the workers’ employer, Restaurant Associates, went into effect Tuesday and will remain in effect until Sept. 30, 2026.

    As many as 20 arrested as teamster unions swarm Sysco plant during drivers strike

    October 18, 2022 // According to police, the union members blocked both entrances to the facility with tractor-trailers for more than two hours, making it impossible for any of the 100 workers in the facility to leave. After failing to negotiate with them, "we had to respond by removing members of the crowd who were inciting a hostile picket line," police said. The arrests range from disorderly conduct to assault and battery.