Resolve vs. Intransigence
The Key to Organizing a Workplace

February 16, 2018

An interminable freeze in New York. Thirty-eight minutes of existential dread in Hawaii. The grinding dysfunction of our political system nationwide. The loss of 30 seconds off the Doomsday Clock globally. The burnish has already worn off of 2018. So how are your resolutions coming along? […]

Teamsters Tell UPS: No Drones or Driverless Trucks

January 24, 2018

The Teamsters union wants to prohibit United Parcel Service Inc. from using drones and driverless vehicles to deliver packages. That was one of the labor union’s initial demands as it kicked off high-stakes contract talks with UPS this week. The Teamsters […]

DC Public School Teachers Approve New Contract

September 10, 2017

D.C. public school teachers have overwhelmingly approved a new contract, ending a labor impasse that had lasted for five years. The contract, ratified on Friday by union members, includes salary increases of 9 percent over three years. […]

Contract High – Deluxe Digital Cinema Technicians Win Raises, Respect

August 4, 2017

In a nondescript Burbank falafel joint on a sweltering Sunday afternoon in July of last year, co-workers crowded around an impromptu conference table made up of several four-tops pushed together. A tacky film adhered to the furniture, as is typical of greasy spoons. Sweaty forearms clung stickily to gummy tabletops. […]

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal with NPR, Strike Averted

July 16, 2017

SAG-AFTRA and National Public Radio reached a tentative agreement on a three-year successor contract, the union announced Saturday night, as a result of late-night talks near the end of a 24-hour contract extension that came on top of […]

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