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by Brian Young | on Jun 22, 2021

Teamsters Announce National Plan to Organize Amazon

Just a few decades ago, in the heyday of the Teamsters and Jimmy Hoffa, almost no cargo or freight could travel through the United States without being touched by a Teamster. Under their National...

by Brian Young | on Jun 18, 2021

Pope Francis: Let Workers Organize

The leader of the Catholic Church, Pope Francis, is lending his voice to supporting the right of workers to organize. In a video message to the International Labor Organization (ILO) conference,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 17, 2021

Amazon Injury Rate Nearly Twice Walmart's

Over the last ten years, Amazon has seen exponential growth. Once the butt of jokes about the company was not profitable, they have now become the second-largest retailer in the United States, their...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 16, 2021

Majority of Voters Support the PRO Act

The PRO Act is a transformational bill that would rewrite labor law to give workers a fairer chance against their bosses. It would do things like outlaw right to work and make it easier to get a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 15, 2021

NYC PBA Sued for Inflammatory Comments

One year ago, on June 15th, 2020, at the height of the protests around the murder of George Floyd under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, controversy erupted in New York City. The Police...

by Brian Young | on Jun 14, 2021

Union Vote at Nissan

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has authorized a union election at a Nissan plant in Tennessee that includes nearly 4,300 workers. The election is the latest attempt for unions to gain a...

by Brian Young | on Jun 11, 2021

OSHA Issues Safety Order for Healthcare Workers

15 months after COVID hit the United States and six months after President Biden ordered OSHA to create a COVID workplace standard, the agency has finally released a temporary safety standard, but...

by Press and Media | on Jun 10, 2021

Smithfield Foods Union Ok's Strike

A Smithfield Foods plant in South Dakota that was the epicenter of an outbreak last year has voted to go on strike. Read more below from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 09, 2021

Stores Ask Customers to Pledge to Be Nice to Workers

A dozen retailers, including big names like GAP and H&M, are collaborating on a campaign to enlist customers to combat the growing epidemic of bad behavior towards retail workers. The effort,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 07, 2021

Supreme Court Rejects Exclusive Bargaining Rights Case

The United States Supreme Court on Monday rejected a case that challenged a public sector union right to be the exclusive bargaining agent for workers. The challenge was brought by Jade Thompson,...