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    Teachers unions could be blocked from receiving federal funding under new legislation

    November 21, 2022 // The No Federal Funding for Teachers’ Unions Act, introduced by Rep. Ronny Jackson, R-Texas, stipulates "no Federal funds may be provided to a labor organization the members of which are education professionals." It defines an education professional as someone who is employed by an elementary school, secondary school, or institution of higher education.

    Ky. labor union leads efforts to unionize major bourbon distillery

    November 11, 2022 // Brant says the teamsters will be out on the Woodford Reserve property line for the rest of the week from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., showing their support for these workers.

    Illinois: Local unions celebrating anticipated passing of Workers’ Rights Amendment

    November 10, 2022 // Marilee Smith, with the Illinois Policy Institute, said the amendment could give union leaders too much power. “It could allow government unions to negotiate virtually anything,” Smith said.

    MiLB Unionization and the Rise of Youth Athletes

    November 9, 2022 // NIL got the ball rolling, but the latest signs of the shifting landscape came when baseball’s minor leagues unionized and the NBA announced plans to lower its eligibility age to 18. The Front Office Sports team breaks down what’s behind these seismic changes in this episode of The Newsroom, presented by NetSuite.

    ‘We love our jobs, we love our customers, but that comes at a sacrifice’ | Workers across East Tennessee lead efforts to unionize

    November 8, 2022 // Labor union organizing in East Tennessee dates back to the nineteenth century. At the time, workers in factories and mines demanded better pay, safer workplaces and job security. Fast forward more than a century and those now known as "essential workers" of the COVID-19 pandemic have similar demands.

    Orange County bus strike enters Day 2, leaving riders stranded

    November 4, 2022 // The union called the walkout Wednesday -- setting up picket lines at the agency's Santa Ana and Garden Grove yards -- and Thursday was the first day that bus commuters were left to look for alternate means of getting to and from work, doctor visits and other appointments. OCTA had alerted commuters to check the agency's website for any updates -- but despite the warnings, people unaware of the disruption were still seen Thursday morning at various bus stops, waiting for buses that weren't coming.

    Starbucks: Unionization petitions experience slowdown amid nationwide negotiations

    November 4, 2022 // Yahoo Finance Live assesses the slowing rate of Starbucks store employees filing for unionization in late 2022 while store representatives continue bargaining with employees across the country. The number in the month of August was the smallest to date under this unionization push, just 8. And they have suffered 50 losses that have gone largely unreported.