Posts tagged competitive wages

    San Antonio Symphony to dissolve after board, union fail to strike labor deal

    June 21, 2022 // The San Antonio Symphony will soon be no more after a unanimous vote from its board of directors. The board announced the dissolution June 16 and said it will file for chapter 7 bankruptcy. "The assets of the symphony now lie in the hands of a trustee who will liquidate them, pay what creditors remains, and close the doors," the board said in a statement on its website. Symphony Society of San Antonio, Mary Ellen Goree, bankruptcy

    Stanford, Packard nurses greenlight strike

    April 11, 2022 // In an April 8 news release, the Committee for Recognition of Nursing Achievement said more than 4,500 nurses at Stanford and Packard, or 93 percent of all nurses eligible, voted in favor of strike authorization. They are calling on hospital management to adequately address staffing, citing consistent overtime and nurses' complaints of inadequate resources, training or staff. They also seek improved access to mental health counseling, as well as competitive wages and benefits.

    Trash strike ends as Republic Services’ union workers agree to ‘final offer’ deal

    January 18, 2022 // With overflowing trash bins seen around the county and Chula Vista in a public health emergency, Gloria threatened fines and even ending the city’s own agreement with the company after its 250 workers walked off the job last month to strike for better wages, benefits and working conditions.

    Hundreds of unionized caregivers go on strike at McKenzie-Willamette

    December 6, 2021 // Hundreds of union workers at McKenzie-Willamette Medical Center walked out Monday morning at 7 a.m. The hospital caregivers, represented by SEIU 49, have held ongoing negotiations and condcuted a two-day strike in early October. The union said progress has not been made on their demands, which include: affordable healthcare, higher wages, and additional PTO or COVID protection payments.