News From: Corporate Greed

by Brian Young | on Sep 01, 2020

Brooklyn Friends is Unfriendly to Organized Labor

Brooklyn Friends School is an elite Quaker private school in Brooklyn. Tuition at the school costs more than most people spend on a new car, starting at $45,400 for grades K-12. The school...

by Brian Young | on Aug 31, 2020

No Evil Foods Tries to Hide Union Busting

No Evil Foods is a socialist themed vegan food product that is sold in 5,500 stores nationwide including Whole Foods. While a company like that might seem like the perfect place to organize, bosses...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 12, 2020

Teamsters Strike in Kentucky

This post was written by the Kentucky AFL-CIO. Teamsters Local 89 members employed at DSI Tunneling went on strike at 3:30 AM this morning, following a unanimous strike vote conducted Monday...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 11, 2020

Union Avoidance Goes Online

Jackson Lewis is one of the largest anti-union law firms in the country. On their website they brag about their work in union avoidance, helping companies like Boeing and Ikea stop organizing drives...

by Brian Young | on Aug 10, 2020

Lowe's Hiring Full Time Union-Buster

Lowe’s is looking for a union-buster. The national chain, which is extremely anti-union, is looking to hire someone in house to manage a team of investigators whose job it is to go out and look...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 05, 2020

Worker Centers Under Attack

Worker centers play an important role in helping organize workers who aren’t traditional union members. These centers usually focus on helping immigrant workers to get benefits, teach them...

by Brian Young | on Jul 16, 2020

Airlines Announce Massive Layoffs

For months airlines have faced record low bookings. To keep them afloat, the federal government provided $25 Billion in bailout money, but the money runs out on October 1.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 15, 2020

New Orleans Hires Scabs to Pick up the Trash

Since May 5th, sanitation workers in New Orleans have been on strike. The striking workers, called “hoppers”, work for a city contractor named Metro Service Group. According to the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 10, 2020

Disney Fires 750 Union Performers

Although cases of COVID-19 are at record highs in Florida, Disney World has decided to go forward with their reopening this weekend. As season pass holders streamed through the gates on Thursday for...

by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2020

Your Boss Can Now Search Your Car

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has given employers a sweeping ability to increase surveillance on their employees. The case overturns years of labor law that protected the privacy of...