Posts tagged West Virginia
UNIONS MAKE NEW INROADS INTO CHAINS
June 2, 2022 // Workers at more than 100 Starbucks units have now voted to organize, and employees of other coffee chains have taken steps to do likewise.
Collins Aerospace workers locked out amidst contract negotiations
May 25, 2022 // Workers said they want the public to know they are not on strike. Employees did tell 59 News that Collins Aerospace is in negotiations with their union to work out a new contract. Until then, they will not receive health insurance or paychecks.
WEST VIRGINIA LABOR LEADER KEN HALL RETIRES AS GENERAL SECRETARY-TREASURER OF THE TEAMSTERS
March 22, 2022 // Under Hall's stewardship, net assets of the union rose from $126.1 million when he took office in 2012 to more than $500 million today. The union's Strike and Defense Fund stands at more than $300 million.
Coca-Cola union considering going on strike
January 27, 2022 // A local Coca-Cola union discussed the possibility of going on strike today. This comes after a ransomware attack on the Coca-Cola Consolidated Bottling Company’s payroll system, Kronos.
Tudor’s Biscuit World workers say no to 1st West Virginia fast-food union
January 25, 2022 // Workers at a West Virginia franchise of a regional fast-food restaurant on Tuesday rejected efforts to form a union that would have been the first of its kind in the state. Immediately after the vote, union organizers announced that they had filed unfair labor practice charges against the company.
Buffett rejects Sanders’ call to intervene
December 31, 2021 // Several hundred striking workers at a manufacturing facility owned by Berkshire Hathaway have picked up some high-profile support from U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, but the company's CEO, Warren Buffett, has declined to get involved in the contract dispute.
Manchin opposes additional EV tax credit tied to unions
November 12, 2021 // West Virginia senator criticizes such pro-union provisions in reconciliation package as ‘not American’