Posts tagged Sick Leave

    Union interest grows in Michigan in response to COVID, wage concerns

    July 7, 2022 // Professor Marick Masters teaches business at Wayne State University and has written extensively on labor issues. He told 7 Action News that despite this measurable uptick, union membership in our state is still nowhere near where it used to be. “In 1960, 50% of the workers in Michigan were unionized," he said. Fast forward to now, and it's around 15%, when you combine the private sector and the public sector, where union membership is generally higher. Hannah Whitbeck, Frank Mamat, Coffee Creations,

    Federal groups, unions back paid leave for feds seeking abortion services

    July 5, 2022 // Federal unions and organizations are pushing the government to expand paid leave for federal employees to access abortion services in the wake of the historic Supreme Court ruling. The Supreme Court’s 6-3 decision to overturn Roe vs. Wade on June 24 holds potential ramifications for agency employees across the country, such as the need for some feds to travel across state lines to obtain an abortion. AFGE, Everett Kelle, Hyde amendment, Department of Veterans Affairs,

    Disgruntled Apple store workers reportedly start unionizing efforts

    February 20, 2022 // But employees there who earn between $17 and $30 an hour are reportedly unhappy over stagnant wages despite the company’s market capitalization surpassing $3 trillion last year, according to the Washington Post.