Posts tagged authorize strike

    1,500 U of M workers to announce whether they will authorize strike

    October 12, 2022 // The union workers are advocating for three main points: at least $20 an hour for every employee, pay increases that keep up with inflation, and the opportunity to work during the summers. Aldes said some union workers are still making less than $16 an hour. U of M also recently offered refunds to students with meal plans because staffing issues have led to limited meal options and dining hall hours being cut.

    Philadelphia Museum of Art workers union authorizes strike

    September 2, 2022 // By the time the NLRB makes a decision, the museum may be under new leadership. Sasha Suda will begin her role as the museum’s new director and CEO in September. She is a former unionized gallery worker and most recently was leader of the National Gallery of Canada, in Ottawa, which is a unionized museum. union president Adam Rizzo

    Vox Media Union Reaches Tentative Deal, Averting Threatened Strike

    June 14, 2022 // The tentative deal was reached after about six months of negotiations, during which time bargaining unit members said that they were advocating for raises and benefits that take inflation into account, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and contract language that retains union benefits in the event of a sale or merger, among other points. In an interview with The Hollywood Reporter in early June, The Verge senior reviewer and Vox Media Union member Monica Chin said that the union was pushing primarily to give members at Vox “stable and satisfying long-term careers.” Hollywood Reporter, Polygon, Eater, Vox Media, A.V. Club

    U of I service employees set to vote on strike authorization

    May 3, 2022 // It would be the first strike by university service employees since 2013, and that strike prompted the university to declare its first-ever civil service emergency. If a strike were to occur, campus trash cans would not be emptied, bathrooms in university buildings would not be cleaned and food in dining halls would not be made.

    Louisiana: Kroger union workers vote to authorize strike

    April 4, 2022 // Local Kroger union workers have voted to authorize a strike, union officials said. The vote does not mean a strike is certain, but that it could happen should both sides not reach an agreement, said Shirley Rome, secretary treasurer of Union Local 455. She said the union rejected Kroger’s most recent proposal and authorized the strike Wednesday.