Wooing those workers will be expensive and require a lot of creativity, since many of them are employed in ‘right-to-work’ states.
Rank-and-file union members employed by the automakers have to ratify the new contracts before they become official.
On Oct. 11, 2023, a new memorial was unveiled at the site of the 1911 fire. A cadre of young Jewish women helped push for change in the wake of the tragedy.
Beyond higher wages and improved benefits, the terms of the Kaiser settlement would ensure better staffing, which the unions have argued is critical for providing quality patient care.
The companies are making more generous offers, and the union is commanding support from the general public and the president of the United States.
Workers are objecting to staffing levels they say endanger patient care and are refusing their employer’s offer that includes raises that they say are too low due to inflation.
What does it say about the online media ecosystem when the end of a 146-day strike is buried under headlines and posts about Swift’s budding romance with NFL star Travis Kelce?
With the TV writers and actors strikes leaving networks with little scripted content, the fall 2023 lineup will be saturated with low-cost reality TV shows like ‘The Voice.’
A work stoppage hitting the three largest American automakers at the same time is unprecedented.
When unions amass large sums of money to parcel out to workers, it can give them more leverage in negotiations with employers.
Reuther was both ambitious and pragmatic, scoring many victories for autoworkers.
Many of the reasons for strikes now – low compensation, technological change, job insecurity and safety concerns – mirror the motives that workers had for walking off the job in decades past.
The strike would have been the first for the parcel delivery giant since 1997.
Talks between the the International Brotherhood of Teamsters and company bosses have broken down. A supply chain expert explores what could happen next.
Research shows that workers rarely call out unethical behavior or even just operational problems, in large part because they fear serious consequences.
Workers still need to approve the deal, which was brokered by President Biden in 20 hours of last-minute negotiations.
Often overlooked in the immigration debate are the contributions of migrants, such as how they helped organize workers in the 1990s.
Starbucks Workers United has already organized 146 locations in about six months. While that’s a fraction of Starbucks’ 9,000 US stores, it’s one of the most successful labor campaigns in decades.
Amazon can become the Earth’s best employer, but this must involve democratizing the workplace, recognizing the legitimate right of employees to organize and cooperating with labour representatives.
Successful union drives at two of America’s biggest companies were led by committed individuals, rather than established unions.