If the union wins, the victory would make VW the UAW's second plant in the Volunteer State, but its first successful organizing drive in years in the anti-union South.
Business and right wing backers of so-called "right to work" laws really want "the right for them to eliminate your right to have a say in your work."
Utility Workers Union of America System Local 102 today strongly criticized the continuing lockout of nearly 150 utility workers.
A group of U.S. unionists made it quite clear to India's ambassador to the U.S. that his nation's diplomats should stop treating their own domestic workers as serfs.
The show of support heartened the members of Utility Workers Local 102, who have manned a constant picket line.
The sit-down tactic proved extremely effective. Workers literally sat in at their jobs and refused to leave. As a result, the company was unable to hire scab replacements.
In a 9-0 decision on Jan. 27, justices said time used in taking off and putting on the gear is a bargainable subject under labor law.
There is no denying that in spite of our best efforts, women continue to be discriminated against in the workplace.
Low-wage workers at the focus of the nation's defense machine, the Pentagon, joined the lengthening list of fed-up workers who have walked off their jobs.
Union membership in the U.S. rose by 162,000 in 2013, to 14.528 million, the Bureau of Labor Statistics calculated, but the union share of the nation's workers stayed unchanged at 11.3 percent.