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City taxi group blasts Cuomo over state Uber bill
A group representing taxi drivers in New York City put Gov. Andrew Cuomo on blast for his administration’s support of a bill allowing the likes
What is Workers Memorial Day?
Each year, on April 28, Steelworkers across North America take time to honor and remember those killed or injured on the job.
Why The Decline Of Unions Has Lowered Pay For All Workers
Where unions are strong, they raise standards across an industry, according to a new study.
The Great 1970 Mail Strike that Stunned the Country
(This article first appeared in the March-April 2017 issue of The American Postal Worker magazine.) In March of 1970, the United States had been in a financial and commerce standstill for two weeks. Tired of poor working conditions and low pay, postal employees went on strike at 499 post offices in 13 states. Mail piled up and went undelivered while the eyes of the nation were focused on the strikers. Time magazine wrote that it was “the strike that stunned the country.”
Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort charged with violating federal law as Station Casinos...
Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort charged with violating federal law as Station Casinos continues to flout government’s certification of union election results Las Vegas, NV – The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, DC has denied Station Casinos’ legal challenges to recent union election victories at both Palms Casino and Green Valley Ranch Resort. The Regional Director for the NLRB office covering Las Vegas has now issued legal complaints against both properties alleging that their refusal to bargain is illegal Workers at both the Palms and Green Valley Ranch voted by overwhelming margins in favor of unionizing in April 2018 and November 2017 respectively. But instead of recognizing these results, Station Casinos has…
Why are we paying Boeing billions to send jobs away?
(April 6, 2017) — As a young girl, my daughter had a fear of flying. She overcame this through a thorough study of airplanes and landed on the 737 as her preferred means of transportation in the air. So naturally, she asked for a Boeing T-shirt for a present. It says, “If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!” So let’s talk about Boeing. You might expect that Boeing would treat Everett as the jewel in the crown of its operations. That is certainly what the Boeing management led legislators and the governor to believe when the company demanded first a $3.2 billion tax concession from the state, and then another $8.7 billion What did this recent tax giveaway to Boeing get us? A loss of close to 12,000 jobs, 15 percent of the…
Republicans Think They've Finally Figured Out How to Kill Unions
What happens if unions disappear?
Mail Handlers Union Moves to Challenge Wholesale Job Reversions and Bid Abolishments
The National Office has been in contact with Postal Headquarters to discuss the deluge of bid reversions and abolishments that are being implemented across the country as a result of the Function 1 Scheduler. Postal Management has argued that these reversions/ abolishments are necessary because of the continuing decline in mail volumes. The most recent …
For Adults, Lifelong Learning Happens The Old Fashioned Way
Even after high school or college, Americans keep on learning. While online tools make this easier than ever, a new study finds the vast majority of adults prefer taking classes in physical places.