News From: Union

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 04, 2019

UAW President Steps Down

After months of investigations into UAW President Gary Jones has finally decided to step aside. In a message sent to the International Executive Board (IEB), Jones asked for and was granted a leave...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 01, 2019

Chicago Teachers Reach Deal to End Strike

After two weeks on strike, Teachers in Chicago are heading back to school with a “historic” tentative agreement.

by Press and Media | on Nov 01, 2019

Ford Reaches a Deal with the UAW

The United Autoworkers are on a role. Just a week after ratifying a contract at GM, they have announced a new contract with Ford. Below are the details from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 30, 2019

Should We Talk About the AFGE Scandal?

Bloomberg broke a story a few days ago that the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) President J. David Cox has been suspended as their President for basically being a pervert. The...

by Labor Press | on Oct 24, 2019

Union Needed to Remedy Dangers at Amazon Warehouse

This post was written by Labor Press A newly-released safety report coinciding with the one-year anniversary of Amazon’s sprawling 855,000 square foot warehouse on Staten Island recommends...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 23, 2019

GM Striker Dies on Picket Line

The United Automobile Workers (UAW) have confirmed that one of their members, Roy McCombs, has died after he was hit by a car outside of the GM facility in Tennessee on Tuesday.

by Brian Young | on Oct 22, 2019

Hard Rock Collapse Lawsuits Filed

A little over a week after the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, lawyers have begun to file lawsuits against the developer and the contractor. The case, which is seeking class-action status, is being filed...

by Press and Media | on Oct 22, 2019

Can Unions Rely on Democrats Anymore?

For the last four days teachers in Chicago have been on strike. Their target in contract negotiations: a Democratic Mayor. In the article from the Nation, the author looks at whether this is...

by Press and Media | on Oct 18, 2019

4 Reasons Why the Chicago Teachers are on Strike

It is pretty clear that the Chicago school system has no interest in bargaining in good faith. Below is the AP story about the four reasons why they are on strike. Check out a video produced by the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 16, 2019

UAW Reaches Contract Agreement with GM

After thirty-one days on strike, the United Autoworkers and General Motors announced that a Proposed Tentative Agreement has been reached. While this is great news for the striking union members, it...

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