RNs will join actions in over 25 U.S. cities to honor Medicare and Medicaid's 50th anniversary.
"If the NLRB sustains the allegations in the complaint, it could effectively end Staples' foray into the mail business."
The victory also ends a contractors' lawsuit that, had it succeeded, would have endangered all traditional union pension plans in the U.S.
"The fired streetcar workers are heroes and they stood up for the right of workers to organize a union; they stood up for the dignity of workers."
"Unions are far more democratic, transparent, and accountable to their members than this prime minister and his government are to taxpayers."
"Nurse-to-patient ratios is sound public policy, raising the bar for public safety."
Retired unionists represent the consistently largest and most-active political constituency - the elderly.
"Bernie realizes that workers' rights in the U.S. remain under attack and near the bottom of the world's democracies."
The cyber attack exposed confidential data, from medical records to Social Security numbers, of between four and 18 million workers.
The win is the biggest in the history of Teamsters Joint Council 42, which covers Southern California, Nevada and Hawaii.