Posts tagged International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

    Why are staffers with the Tennessee Democratic Party unionizing?

    August 15, 2022 // Jackson and her coworkers haven’t started the collective bargaining process, but she has talked to some who’ve pinpointed things they are looking for. Transparency in salary, a living wage and job security are at the top of the list. While most of their positions are permanent, she wants to make sure temporary staff is protected also. “Those workers deserve job protection just as much as anybody else,” Jackson said. “So we want to make sure that the bargaining unit that we’re trying to create covers all of those workers that qualify.”

    PBS NewsHour Content Creators Reveal Unionization Effort

    July 18, 2022 // The workers, who are calling their group the NewsHour Union, announced their organizing attempt on Tuesday. “As the creative engine behind one of the most trusted news institutions in the country, our goal is to strengthen this pillar of American television news by creating a better, healthier and more transparent workplace,” the organizing committee said in a press release, adding that they are hoping to foster “the best workplace in public media.” The group is advocating to include more than 75 workers in the bargaining unit, including reporters, editors, producers, associate producers and others. Most of these workers are based in Arlington, Va., but some are based in the PBS NewsHour West Bureau in Phoenix, Ariz. and others are remote workers living across the country, according to the group. PBS NewsHour is owned by WETA, the Washington D.C.-based PBS member station. WETA, Mary Stewart, Classical radio station, anchors, correspondents,

    With allegations of hypocrisy, State House staffer union ups pressure on Senate President Spilka

    July 1, 2022 // “The Senate has a once-in-a-generation moment to create a sustainable workplace legacy for State House staffers,” Wilson added. “We are asking the Senate President: Join us this [legislative] session,with the best interest of the Senate and the commonwealth in mind. Bargain with us. Move forward in partnership with us.” Mike Monahan, Tara Wilson, Mark Martinez, Beacon BLOC, anti-racist cultural shift, Ravi Simon,

    The FBI informant in John Dougherty’s inner circle recorded more than 30 conversations with him

    April 29, 2022 // In a court hearing Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Jeffrey L. Schmehl expressed concern that the government had waited until earlier this year — four months after Dougherty was convicted on federal bribery charges in his first trial — to disclose that they had a mole working from within Dougherty’s union, the politically powerful Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers.

    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.