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by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 01, 2021

Why is the Amazon Union Vote Count Taking So Long?

On Monday, all votes were submitted in the historic Amazon union vote at the Bessemer, Alabama warehouse. While only 6,000 people were eligible to vote, it is expected to take days or possibly weeks...

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2021

Supreme Court Hears NCAA Athlete Pay Case

As March Madness comes down to the Final Four, the Supreme Court heard an important case concerning challenging amateurism, the ability of college athletes in football and basketball to get paid, and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 26, 2021

Tesla Found Guilty of Unionbusting

In 2018, Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote on Twitter “Nothing stopping Tesla team at our car plant from voting union. Could do so tmrw if they wanted. But why pay union dues & give up stock...

by Brian Young | on Mar 24, 2021

NLRB Lawyer: Keep Union Insignia Rule

Over the past few months President Biden and his appointees have worked to overturn a number of Trump initiatives. Some of these include getting rid of Trump’s anti-union executive orders and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2021

Amazon Illegally Interrogated Worker

As COVID started to spread in March of 2020, warehouse workers in Queens, New York staged two walkouts to protest Amazon’s handling of the outbreak. This walkout spurred a number of COVID-...

by Brian Young | on Mar 22, 2021

Union Jobsite Access Heard by Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard the case of Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid. The case challenges a California law that allows union organizers to gain access to the property of agricultural employers...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2021

NLRB Sides with Student Employees

Since the 1970s rules surrounding the ability of teaching assistants to join a union have faced regular oscillation and in just the past two decades the NLRB has changed their position 3 times...

by Brian Young | on Feb 17, 2021

Biden Selects CWA Lawyer for NLRB General Counsel

On Day One in office, President Joe Biden fired NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb, a move that was widely applauded by unions and working people. Robb had completely changed the position from one that...

by Brian Young | on Feb 15, 2021

Judge Says Unions Do Not Have to Pay Back Fees

Since the Supreme Court decided that public employees did not have to pay fair share fees to cover bargaining costs for non-members, anti-union groups have been suing hoping to get these fees back....

by Brian Young | on Jan 14, 2021

Right to Work Governor Arrested

In 2014, Michigan Governor Rick Snyder decided to switch Flint, Michigan’s water supply from Lake Huron to the Flint River. This plan was supposed to save money, but instead caused corrosion in...

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