Posts tagged labor movement
Give Pro-Life Union Members a Choice, Organized labor backs Planned Parenthood. Not all workers do.
May 12, 2022 // While organized labor sends 90% of its political donations to Democrats, roughly 40% of voters in union households favor Republicans. Members can choose out of supporting their union’s political-action committees, however their dues are nonetheless used to fund concern campaigns, lobbying and advocacy organizations that align with the union leaders’ left-of-center values.
More workers seeking to be represented by Wisconsin unions
May 2, 2022 // Gundlach said on top of the aforementioned groups, there are other workplaces where staff are starting to organize. They just haven’t been made public yet
Workers Are Beating Big Bosses, but Organized Labor Can’t Keep Up
April 27, 2022 // Worker-led unions are transformational, while organized labor has become transactional.
Opinion: Starbucks baristas who join a union may not get what they bargained for
April 21, 2022 // Unions historically had little traction in the full- and limited-service restaurant industry. High turnover, combined with a younger workforce that desires flexibility over rigidity, made a poor match for organized labor’s 20th-century-value proposition. Ten years ago, the SEIU made an expensive play to change that, through a campaign called the Fight for $15.
Struggling Democrats hope growing union support will provide boost in midterms
April 7, 2022 // But labor unions offer Democrats a chance to change that and appeal to workers normally outside their reach. While union membership sits tied at a record low, union approval has reached its highest point since 1965. According to Gallup, 68% of Americans approve of unions. And nearly half of Republicans say they do.
Video: Face the Facts: Captive Audience Meetings and Pandemic Pay for Frontline Workers
March 16, 2022 // NBC Connecticut's American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) President Ed Hawthorne talks about the deal that's on the table and another measure that's being discussed.
Pro-Worker, Pro-Growth Making Right-to-Work Permanent in North Carolina
March 9, 2022 // It is simply unfair for unions to demand payment for workers as a condition of employment. A right-to-work law protects workers against such compulsion. The time is now for North Carolina to solidify its right-to-work law in the state constitution. Otherwise, we may be just one election away from it being overturned.
ILR School tracks scope of 2021 US labor unrest
February 26, 2022 // The most common demands of the 140,000 striking American workers in 2021 involved health and safety protocols, pay and health care benefits, according to the Cornell ILR Labor Action Tracker 2021 annual report.