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Strike ends as union workers reach agreement with FireKing
August 4, 2022 // Jay Dennis, business agent for Teamsters Local No. 89, represents FireKing workers. He said although an agreement has been reached with the company, the union is planning to pursue Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges with the National Labor Relations Board against the employer. The union also filed ULP charges before the start of the strike, but those charges are still pending. “It’s a testament to our members that they were able to endure all of this and still come out as winners,” Teamsters Local No. 89 President Avral Thompson said. “These folks stood together, said enough is enough, and showed their employer what real union power looks like.” Rick Mejia, picket line misconduct, strike action,
Workers United says it will waive bargaining rights over some Starbucks benefits
August 4, 2022 // In addition to the benefits Starbucks announced in early May, the company said later that month it would also cover travel expenses for workers seeking gender affirming healthcare or abortions. sip-ins, Workers United International President Lynne Fox, 15-day long strike in Boston,
Kellogg looks to hire replacement employees as strike continues
December 7, 2021 // After union workers rejected a tentative agreement with Kellogg’s that would have ended a two-month strike, the company has announced that it will look to hire replacement employees.
Union: Group Homes Owner Threatens Striking Workers’ Jobs
December 2, 2021 // Group home workers in Connecticut who have been on strike for nearly two months say owner Sunrise Group has threatened to permanently replace them as they continue to seek better wages and health care benefits.