Short-haul truckers at the nation's largest port again had to strike over terrible working conditions and employer exploitation.
Just nine days before workers are planning Black Friday protests at more than 1,000 Walmarts, the country's largest employer is contributing to the hunger crisis in the United States.
The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.
At stake in this whiplash fight to fund public education is whether the SRC can abrogate the contract with the PFT, imposing its terms.
"USDA's plan will reduce the federal inspection process to a mere rubber stamp." The "USDA has pushed through its dirty chicken rule."
They have a list of changes the company must make to ensure that the women who are key to profits are not living in poverty or putting their health at risk.
What seemed to be a win for the growing national campaign for local paid sick leave laws has turned into a battle royal between the city and Lake County.
Delegates adopted a multi-point action platform for coming years to battle what President Gerard called "shrewd, greedy and powerful" forces out to destroy workers.
"We cannot afford to add to driver fatigue by rolling back hours-of-service regulations, which were carefully crafted over the course of more than two decades."
Plumbers Local 98 has joined those forward-thinking building trades unions on the cutting edge that take control of their healthcare challenges.