With Nod to Trump, AT&T Union Votes to Strike

February 9, 2017

The union’s main point of contention is job security, and union spokeswoman Candice Johnson said the CWA is negotiating to ensure workers in AT&T’s US call centers aren’t replaced by staff overseas. With negotiations ongoing, the union will hold […]

Union Speaks Out Against Walgreens-Rite Aid Deal

February 1, 2017

According to 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, which says it represents over 400,000 US hospital, pharmacy and other health-care workers, Walgreens’s and Rite Aid’s plan to sell at least 865 stores to regional chain Fred’s Inc., would leave […]

Canada’s Actors Union Names New Toronto President

January 6, 2017

Theresa Tova is the new president of ACTRA Toronto, head of the Canadian actors union’s biggest chapter. Tova, who succeeds David Sparrow after a stint as ACTRA’s national treasurer, is best known as Marge on the Canadian TV drama E.N.G. […]

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