Posts tagged Denver

    King Soopers Workers Successfully Challenge Illegal UFCW Union Strike Fines with National Right to Work Legal Aid

    August 16, 2022 // In Hall’s case, the union recently backed down, rescinding the union’s illegal fine threat in a letter dated July 27, essentially acknowledging that it broke federal law. Other workers have also successfully challenged union boss fine threats following the January strike. With free legal representation from Foundation staff attorneys, worker Yen Chan challenged the union’s authority to issue a $3,552.48 fine, with union officials backing down rather than face further legal action. At least two other King Soopers workers also successfully challenged thousands of dollars in UFCW strike fines using information provided by National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation staff attorneys. Nick Hall, Marcelo Ruybal, Hope Schaefer, Yen Chan,

    Meow Wolf Denver workers form a local union, but they may face an uphill battle

    July 8, 2022 // The Denver union, operating under the Communications Workers of America Local 7055, will ask ownership to recognize it promptly instead of pushing delays and expensive union-busting tactics, as it did in Santa Fe, according to a characterization by a union spokesman. The collective’s requests include job protections, higher wages, better disability accommodations, and a diverse workplace without discrimination and harassment. “We are not against Meow Wolf, because we are Meow Wolf,” organizers wrote on unionformeowwolf.com, the official site of the Meow Wolf Workers Collective (MWWC). “Forming a union is an act of care, for ourselves and those who work with us.” MWWC, Milagro Padilla, Jose Tolosa, Convergence Station, wage-and-benefit, Santa Fe, New Mexico, House of Eternal Return,

    Employees at Denver Starbucks strike over unfair labor practices

    March 14, 2022 // A spokesperson for Starbucks told Denver7 the employees who participated in the strike "violated clear safety and security protocol and received a warning." "They are both still employed. They received a warning on separate event," the spokesperson, who declined to give their name, said.

    Paid To Picket: King Soopers Employees Share Reason For Getting Paid To Strike

    January 19, 2022 // For each eight hour day of picket duty, the UFCW gives them $160. There’s an $800 per week maximum. CBS4’s Rick Sallinger asked one striker, “So if you are making more money, what’s the incentive to go back to work?”