Posts tagged Canada
Canada’s CP Rail Shuts Down Railroad, Workers Strike
March 21, 2022 // Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) halted operations and locked out workers over a labor dispute early on Sunday, with each side blaming the other for a halt that will likely disrupt shipment of key commodities at a time of soaring prices.
Canada, U.S. shippers brace for possible CP Rail strike, latest supply-chain disruption
March 19, 2022 // Numerous U.S. farm industry groups wrote a joint letter to President Joe Biden this month asking him and the Canadian government to avert a strike.
Starbucks union push spreads to 54 stores in 19 states
January 31, 2022 // At Starbucks, the pro-union workers have advocated for better staffing, training and pay, seeking a direct line to company management. Buffalo workers have joined Workers United, affiliated with the massive Service Employees International Union.
North America has its first video game union at Vodeo Games
December 15, 2021 // With voluntary recognition from Vodeo management, Vodeo Workers United will not have to force a National Labor Relations Board vote. The group will soon begin contract negotiations to ensure a fair, equitable workplace, and to lock in benefits they already have and love — like a four-day work week.
Amazon takes another swipe at union as Alabama rematch looms
November 4, 2021 // Unions go to workers homes to pitch their case...Other prominent unions like the International Brotherhood of Teamsters are also vowing to organize Amazon. The risk: unions could alter how Amazon manages its vast, finely tuned operation and drive up costs at a time when a labor shortage is taking a toll on its profit.