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News From: Corporate Greed


by Brian Young | on Aug 16, 2021

Unions Leave Consumer Groups over Amazon Ties

Three major unions have announced that they will be leaving the National Consumers League (NCL), the nation’s largest consumer advocacy organization. They say that they are resigning...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 11, 2021

Walkout at the NY Times

On Wednesday, tech workers at the New York Times held a half-a-day walkout to protest the company’s actions to hinder their union efforts. The workers filed for an NLRB election on July 30th...

by Guest Post | on Aug 09, 2021

IBEW Wins Decade Fight with Comcast

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department After more than a decade of dedicated, tireless efforts to reach a negotiated agreement, Comcast technicians working in Fairhaven, Mass.,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 03, 2021

NLRB Official: Set Aside Amazon Union Vote Results

In April votes were counted in the highly contested union election between Amazon and the Retail, Wholesale, Department Store Union (RWDSU) in Bessemer, Alabama. The vote took place by mail over the...

by Press and Media | on Jul 30, 2021

Activision/Blizzard Workers Walkout

Activision/Blizzard, one of the largest gaming companies in the world and the makers of top selling games like Call of Duty and World of Warcraft is facing a walkout and lawsuit from their employees...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 28, 2021

Coal Strike Comes to NYC

Since April 1, miners at the Warrior Met Mines in Alabama have been on strike. The workers say they walked out after management refused to reach a fair contract that reduced the long hours that they...

by Brian Young | on Jul 21, 2021

Bezos: "You Paid for This"

On Tuesday, June 20th, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos became the second billionaire in 10 days to head to space. In total, the launch and space flight took 11 minutes with just a few minutes of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 19, 2021

A Ban on Ray-Ban?

Unions from three countries, including the United States are accusing and filing charges with the respective countries' labor boards against Ray-Ban maker Luxottica for union-busting after...

by Guest Post | on Jul 16, 2021

CEO to Worker Pay: 299 to 1

The following was put out by Union Matters, a comprehensive email put out by the NYC Central Labor Council every Friday. You can sign up for it by clicking here. 2020’s growth in pay...

by Brian Young | on Jul 15, 2021

Less Hours Equal More Productivity

In the early 1900s, unions fought for a standardized work week of 40 hours a week, 8 hours a day, and 5 days a week. That standard has been the normal workweek for nearly a century, but new data...

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