Posts tagged New Mexico
Editorial: Rehiring troubled Lt. raises APD union issues
July 7, 2022 // Once discovered, an APD spokesman said Edison was untruthful about his OT and retaliated against the supervisor who initiated the investigation. Edison did not go quietly as a member of the Albuquerque Police Officers’ Association. He appealed his termination, reached a settlement agreement with the city in May and is now working in APD’s Aviation Department. Chief Harold Medina says Edison “wasn’t exactly breaking the law; he was taking advantage of the CBA.” Union membership does have its privileges. Aviation Department, Chief Harold Medina, City Councilor Louie Sanchez,,
Louisville public defenders clash with management over union effort
June 7, 2022 // It is increasingly common for the people charged with upholding that constitutional guarantee to turn to organizing their offices. In April 2020, the American Bar Association reported that unionization among public defenders was on the rise. Cities such as Philadelphia, Los Angeles, and Lancaster, Pennsylvania have seen their public defenders move toward unionization. Jefferson County, Ben Basil, Leo Smith, Kentucky Bar Association, Kentucky Supreme Court, Cassie Chambers Armstrong, Lexington Herald-Leader, American Bar Association,
Union-backed Activists Push $15 In New Report, But Restaurant Workers Still Don’t Agree
April 11, 2022 // The report itself calls for a “universal $15 minimum wage.” But actual tipped restaurant employees disagree with this policy – and actively oppose movements to eliminate local, state, and federal tip credits. Why?
Smith’s strike averted with assist from Mother Nature
February 13, 2022 // Frazier said he believes a 10-day strike in January by Denver-area workers at King Soopers, another Kroger subsidiary, played a major role in the negotiations.
Santa Clara County Exec denies unions’ plea to ease booster mandate
January 28, 2022 // That’s why six unions sent a joint letter this week to Smith and the Board of Supervisors, arguing that the mandate will decimate an already strained workforce and requesting that county leaders allow those with approved vaccine exemptions to stay in their positions.
Smith’s grocery store employees threaten to strike
January 21, 2022 // Frazier said they're asking for an additional $2 an hour for every employee and increased security at Smith's locations. He said negotiations are not going well.