News From: Good Jobs Now

by Brian Young | on Feb 26, 2015

TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Homegoods to Follow WalMarts Lead

Following Wal Mart's announcement that they will be raising wages for their workers, TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Homegoods. (all owned by TJX Cos.)  Currently, workers in these three retailors...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 19, 2015

Walmart Workers Have a Reason to Smile

On this blistering cold wintry Northeastern morning, we woke up to what some people call a Christmas miracle. No it's not peace in the Middle East or Krispy Kreme making a NY comeback;  What...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 17, 2015

All you need is a dollar and a scheme?

Here is an intersting article about the push to privatize union jobs in New York we pulled from Labor Press: The Civil Service Employees Association today called for a legislative hearing over...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 15, 2015

With non-union wages, you gotta start somewhere

Check out this article about unionization in the Shoreline Times.  While newly organized union jobs are low wage, so where the auto worker jobs 100 years ago. That doesn't mean auto workers...

by Guest Post | on Feb 13, 2015

Unions join forces to stop Postal Service Outsourcing

The Communications Workers of America and more than 60 other labor, public interest, faith, community and civil rights organizations have formed the Grand Alliance to Save Our Public Postal Service....

by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2015

When you buy a Ford F150, someone gets a raise!

While the country is having a national conversation around raising wages for workers who have seen their wages stagnate or fall, union workers are actually taking concrete action to put money in the...

by Press and Media | on Feb 01, 2015

Do National Grid Managers deserve our sympathy?

Right now as you are reading this, natural gas provider National Grid is training scabs in preparation of a possible work stoppage in early February 2015.The United Kingdom-based utility company is...

by Jeffrey Klein | on Jan 07, 2015

JFK Airtrain Negotiations Coming Soon

At the forefront for our JFK members in 2015 will be the expiration of the Collective Bargaining Agreement on February 29, 2015. Negotiations will begin at the end of the month. We encourage all to...

by Jeffrey Klein | on Jan 07, 2015

LIRR will be hiring more Electricians

General Chairman Ricardo Sanchez has reached an agreement with the Long Island Rail Road. Effective January 1, 2015, the Day After Thanksgiving will be a paid holiday for Long Island Rail Road...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 19, 2014

Back Pay..Pay Up CNN!

We grabbed this from Doug Cunningham over at laborradio.org; The National Labor Relations Board has ordered CNN to re-hire 100 former union employees and pay compensation to 200 others to make all...

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