Posts tagged John Logan

    AFTER HISTORIC STRIKE, MASSACHUSETTS NURSES FACE FIGHT TO REMOVE UNION

    February 3, 2022 // But while the union and management prepared to ratify, a new proposal appeared before the nurses: a decertification petition, which asked them to cast off the union that led them through the strike. Garnering 254 total signatures, the petition successfully triggered a vote, starting Friday, before the National Labor Relations Board. If the nurses vote in favor, the Massachusetts Nurses Association, or MNA, will no longer represent the union; the contract they fought so long to win will become null and void; and the nurses will face at least a year without any union protection at all.

    Unions have enthusiasm, media spotlight. But membership numbers lag

    January 28, 2022 // Glance at the numbers and the state of American unions looks bleak. Just 10.3% of American workers were union members last year, tied with 2019 for the lowest number on record. Membership has been dropping for decades.