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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...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2021

Rioting NYC Transit Worker to be Fired

Following the attack on the United States Capitol on Wednesday by Trump supporters, there has been a nationwide manhunt for the perpetrators. That manhunt has come back to New York where a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 02, 2020

Trump's NLRB: Ban Union from Jobsites

When a union comes into a workplace, the best-case scenario is that the employer doesn’t actively fight them. This has been the case for decades as some employers agree to stay neutral in a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2020

OSHA Inspections in Big Trouble

With a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, the justices have decided to take up yet another case involving workers. The case, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, concerns a law allowing union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump: Ban Neutrality Agreements

When workers are organizing a union, an employer can either fight the organizing effort or sign a neutrality agreement. This agreement is a contract between the union, the workers, and the bosses...

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