Posts tagged IBEW
UNIONS MAKE NEW INROADS INTO CHAINS
June 2, 2022 // Workers at more than 100 Starbucks units have now voted to organize, and employees of other coffee chains have taken steps to do likewise.
NLRB stretches its wings under Biden’s appointees
May 10, 2022 // What Biden may ultimately hang his hat on are his appointments to the National Labor Relations Board, where, in addition to swinging the board back to a Democratic-appointed majority, Biden booted GOP General Counsel Peter Robb and put in Jennifer Abruzzo.
IBEW’s Five-Year Strike In New York City Is Over As Union Walks Away
April 27, 2022 // A nearly five-year strike against Charter Communications/Spectrum Cable in New York City is now over, and the union—the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)—has disclaimed interest in representing the workers, according to documents filed with the National Labor Relations Board.
MORE THAN 38,000 WORKERS HAVE LEFT GOVERNMENT UNIONS IN ILLINOIS
April 15, 2022 // The unions’ own federal reports show 9% of workers have chosen to break away from unions since the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Janus v. AFSCME. More than 38,000 state and local government workers across Illinois have chosen not to join or pay a government union since the U.S. Supreme Court restored that right in 2018 in Janus v. AFSCME.
Dry Fork Station Workers File Petition to Remove IBEW Union from Their Workplace
March 23, 2022 // Decertification election will allow plant workers to vote to free themselves from unwanted union “representation”
WTTW technicians on strike against Chicago public TV station vow ‘to be out here as long as it takes’
March 22, 2022 // Two dozen striking WTTW technicians came out from behind the cameras and held a union rally in front of the station’s North Side studios Monday seeking support in their quest for job guarantees and a new labor contract.
Should Legislative Aides Unionize?
March 22, 2022 // The constituents who were not being served by their Washington State Democratic lawmakers while the staff staged a work stoppage paid a price even before unionization could take effect at the state capitol. Imagine if a strike lasted more than a day or two, while legislative staffers carried out a union’s bidding rather than the work they were hired to do by the elected official and the American voter. And therein lies another issue entirely: Unions do not answer to the voters.
FREEDOM FOUNDATION PUTS CALIFORNIA UNIONS ON THE DEFENSIVE
March 18, 2022 // Freedom Foundation attorneys representing public-sector workers free of charge will argue three cases in federal court in the Central District of California. These cases represent not only novel legal issues on the cutting edge of post-Janus litigation, but disturbing facts that should give every freedom-loving Californian pause
With campaign workers unionizing more often, former staffers recall effort on Pete Buttigieg campaign
March 9, 2022 // Cedar Rapids-based International Brotherhood of Teamsters Local 238 Secretary-Treasurer Jesse Case, who is currently helping to organize members of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, said the labor movement is pressuring candidates to improve the lives of their workers. Otherwise, he said, those candidates risk losing the union vote.