Unionists ratified a new contract with the area's big food chains, and Local 770 passed the 100-store organizing mark at CVS, adding 2,000 members.
A historic core industry of the two major unions in Southern California, retail food, has begun its every-five-years-or-so cycle of bare-knuckle contract negotiations.
SEATTLE (PAI)-Members of the International Association of Machinists in the Pacific Northwest are voting today on an 8-year contract extension offer from Boeing that many are unhappy with.
NEW YORK - On the evening of Oct. 25, lower Broadway here became a sea of green as thousands of transport workers wearing green hats filled the street in front of the headquarters of their employer, the New York City Transit division of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, to rally for a good contract.
Thousands of union public workers and their supporters turned out on Wednesday at New York's City Hall park under the slogan "Workers Count, Workers Vote!"
CHICAGO - Thousands of Unite Here members and their labor and community supporters took to the streets in 15 cities across the U.S. and Canada July 22 in a coordinated protest at Hyatt hotels.
Graduate students at the University of Illinois win a contract agreement they have been fighting for since August 2009.
SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.