"Enough is enough. Teachers are evaluated and their future livelihoods are linked to that. And when they fall short, they should have a chance to improve."
A majority of writer-producers at reality TV production company Original Media, creator of "Swamp People," voted overwhelmingly to join the Writers Guild of America, East.
Several Chicagoans have stolen the show at the AFT's national convention that runs through today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.
Company assurance to the union notwithstanding, the UAW still has to deal with rightwing politicians in Tennessee who don't want to see any unions in their state.
The DC37 pact, which covers workers at 53 locals, is important as a potential pacesetter for other unions in the Big Apple.
"This is an important victory for patients and workers all across Baltimore, Johns Hopkins Hospital sets the standard for healthcare and that standard has just been raised."
It was announced here today by the United Auto Workers union and Volkswagen employees that the UAW will begin representing workers at the plant in Chattanooga.
Workers from many walks of life will join picket lines a day after Tories threatened to impose new anti-union laws if they win the next election.
Bloor investigated child labor in glass factories and mines, and worked undercover in meat packing plants to verify for federal investigators the nightmarish working conditions
Port truck drivers say they were left with no choice but to walk off their jobs; the companies that employ them continually rob them of their wages and retaliate against them when they try to unionize.