Posts tagged bargaining
Lululemon Workers to Vote This Month on Unionizing D.C. Store
August 11, 2022 // Lululemon Athletica Inc. employees will vote this month on unionizing a store in Washington, D.C., testing the strength of an organizing wave that’s been sweeping through previously union-free US retail firms. The US National Labor Relations Board has approved an agreement between the company and the new labor group organizing the location, the Association of Concerted Educators, to hold an election on Aug. 26 and 27. The planned vote follows a series of landmark labor wins in elections at companies including Starbucks Corp., Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., and Trader Joe’s.
Unanswered questions surround unionizing effort by congressional staffers
July 26, 2022 // For starters, congressional offices have different budgets from which to draw salaries for staff — and those amounts are fixed once decided annually. That makes bargaining across multiple personal member offices difficult, as even ideologically aligned members of Congress may have differences in their personnel budget and staffing structure. Rep. Barry Loudermilk, House Compensation and Diversity Study, Census Bureau, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Kern Medical workers announce 3-day strike over ‘unfair labor practice’
July 12, 2022 // Kern Medical workers announced a three-day strike starting July 26 citing concerns over what they called “a series of unfair labor practice” including employee and in-patient safety concerns, staffing shortages and low wages. Workers announced that if the hospital administration does not meet their demands, they will “engage in a three-day unfair labor practice strike.”
AT&T ALASKA TEAMSTERS MAKE UNCONDITIONAL OFFER TO RETURN TO WORK
June 8, 2022 // AT&T Alascom workers made an unconditional offer to return to work today after walking off the job on an unfair labor practice (ULP) strike late yesterday. The work stoppage was held to protest AT&T's violations of federal labor laws that protect workers' rights. PRNewswire, oil pipeline, Trans-Alaska Pipeline System, national security and defense systems, facilities and installations, Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Jerry Conlon, Eileen Whitmer,
Workers at Bend’s Crux Fermentation Project brewpub file petition to form union
May 23, 2022 // Employees at the Crux Fermentation Project brewpub in Bend say they want to have a say in decisions that affect them. A petition was filed recently, seeking to unionize about 20 restaurant workers, though not the company's beer-making brewery employees.
UPDATE: ISU union workers authorize bargaining to call a strike
March 30, 2022 // “No grass is getting cut, no food’s getting dished out, no bathrooms are getting cleaned, no classrooms are getting cleaned, no gymnasiums are getting cleaned. It is not happening if we’re not here,” said Chuck Carver, AFSCME Local 1110 President.
Labor unions send message to Lamont: Keep CT public-sector jobs
December 4, 2021 // With 2022 looming as a watershed year, state employee unions and their allies are moving preemptively to stop Gov. Ned Lamont from accelerating the public sector’s decline in Connecticut.
Columbia student worker union concedes to second round of contract mediation in third week of strike
November 19, 2021 // Meanwhile, Columbia, along with the UAW, continues to put the financial squeeze on student-workers. After changing the way it distributes stipends at the beginning of the semester, the university has begun withholding striking graduate workers’ stipends, which students rely on to live.