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Special Notice for Employees of Sysco Foods Facilities
October 19, 2022 // Media reports indicate that Teamsters union officials have ordered strikes against multiple Sysco Foods facilities across the country, and may still order strikes and walkoffs at additional plants. This situation raises serious concerns for Sysco Foods employees who believe there is much to lose from a union boss-ordered strike and who want to continue doing their jobs and providing for their families.
Special Notice for Nurses in the Twin Cities and Twin Ports
September 9, 2022 // The Minnesota Nurses Association has scheduled a three-day strike to begin on September 12 at 16 hospitals located in the Twin Cities, Duluth, Moose Lake, and Superior, Wisconsin. Reportedly, the strike will affect up to 15,000 nurses. The list of reportedly affected hospitals is below. While the threatened strike has not yet occurred, the situation raises serious concerns for workers who believe there is much to lose from a union-ordered strike. If a strike occurs, employees have the right under federal labor law to rebuff union officials’ strike demands, but it is important for you to get informed before you do so.
Employees who crossed King Soopers picket lines now face consequences from union
April 20, 2022 // The King Soopers grocery strike lasted nine days in January. For workers who crossed the picket line, however, the effects of that strike could last months. UFCW Local 7, the union for grocery workers, issued fines to members who chose to work. Those fines average more than they earn in a day. Fines that are legally allowed.
Changes to federal union rules would hurt struggling minority-owned businesses
April 13, 2022 // Congress could help Georgia businesses by permanently killing a particularly dangerous piece of legislation called the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a major overhaul of America’s workplaces that grants far too much power to labor unions. While the PRO Act itself never passed the U.S. Senate, its proponents ceaselessly continue to amend its most job-killing provisions to otherwise popular bills.
Challenges remain in meeting OSHA’s vaccine mandate
November 30, 2021 // At some point over the next few weeks, lawyers from the Department of Labor will attempt to convince judges from the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's vaccination and testing Emergency Temporary Standard is “feasible.” In so doing, they must demonstrate to the Court that employers can implement the ETS, including assessing and recording every employee's vaccination status.