Posts tagged sick out
Kentucky City’s Transit Workers Authorize Possible Strike
October 24, 2022 // Union members with the Transit Authority of River City voted 95% in favor of the strike authorization Thursday, amid contentious contract negotiations, The Courier Journal reported.
Murphy calls NJ Transit union walk-out ‘despicable’ as engineers agree to court order
June 22, 2022 // The union representing NJ Transit locomotive engineers agreed to a temporary ban on anything that can be construed as a work stoppage, according to court documents. The union's agreement — following a holiday weekend in which nearly 500 locomotive engineers called out of work and hundreds of trains were canceled — resulted in a hearing scheduled for Tuesday to be canceled. U.S. District Judge Catherine O'Hearn, NJ Transit,
Should Legislative Aides Unionize?
March 22, 2022 // The constituents who were not being served by their Washington State Democratic lawmakers while the staff staged a work stoppage paid a price even before unionization could take effect at the state capitol. Imagine if a strike lasted more than a day or two, while legislative staffers carried out a union’s bidding rather than the work they were hired to do by the elected official and the American voter. And therein lies another issue entirely: Unions do not answer to the voters.
Right to Unionize Given as Reason for Legislative Staffer ‘Sick Out’
February 16, 2022 // Not a single member of the House Republican staff called out sick, spokeswoman Kelley Payne told Newsweek in an email. Washington Senate Democrats did not have numbers on staff who called out sick. Newsweek has reached out to the Washington Senate Republicans.
Teacher Union Tantrums Now Count as Sick Days in California
January 26, 2022 // For more than 6.5 million children here in California, that means it’s time to go back to school. But in several major school districts across the state, schools remained closed the first week back — negatively impacting tens of thousands of students ready to learn and reconnect with friends. Thousands were literally turned away in the parking lot.