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13 Jun
US court nixes order barring Amazon from firing pro-union workers

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday tossed out a judge’s order that required Amazon.com to refrain from firing union supporters amid a nationwide organizing campaign at its warehouses.

Read the full article at: www.reuters.com

08 Jun
Bringing the Labor Movement to America’s Biggest Employer | Opinion

Union members are striking in record numbers and non-union worker organizing is expanding into new sectors of our economy.

Read the full article at: www.newsweek.com

05 Jun
Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Amazon Labor Union moves to affiliate with the Teamsters union amid…

The Amazon Labor Union (ALU) On April 1, 2022, the became the first unionized Amazon workers recognized by the National Labor Relations Board.

Nothing…

Read the full article at: www.linkedin.com

31 May
Phil Scott allows ‘ghost guns,’ union organizing bills to become law without his signature

“As a public safety measure, I agree firearms should be serialized,” the Republican governor told lawmakers in a letter Tuesday.

Read the full article at: vtdigger.org

31 May
Unions’ Recent Organizing Success Draws Political Pushback

Unions have recently enjoyed some success in both recruitment and labor actions. They now face resistance from lawmakers in red states, particularly in the South.

Read the full article at: www.governing.com

31 May
Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Secrets of a Successful Organizer – June/July Series

Unions and union supporting organizations like Labor Notes, (TDU} Teamsters for a democratic union and others spend a lot of time and energy building up a…

Read the full article at: www.linkedin.com

26 May
Proportional Representation Would Be a Boon for Labor

The US electoral system distorts the translation of political preferences into votes, diminishing the influence of working-class voters and labor unions. To build their political power, unions should support proportional representation.

Read the full article at: jacobin.com

26 May
SEIU’s Mary Kay Henry Changed How We Think About Work

SEIU’s Mary Kay Henry looks back on the Fight for $15 and a Union, organizing fast-food workers, and more as she steps down from her position as president.

Read the full article at: nymag.com

26 May
Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Why the Alabama Mercedes Union Campaign Faltered

I always enjoy reading from an employee’s perspective about the inner workings of a union organizing campaign and the effect it has on them.

This article in…

Read the full article at: www.linkedin.com

26 May
Teamsters voted in to represent drivers at Kroger fulfillment center, say it’s a first

The Teamsters is celebrating what it says is a first-ever victory to organize drivers at a Kroger fulfillment center. The post Teamsters voted in to represent drivers at Kroger fulfillment center, say it’s a first appeared first on FreightWaves.

Read the full article at: finance.yahoo.com

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