Harris to meet with Amazon, Starbucks organizers

Harris to meet with Amazon, Starbucks organizers

This post was originally published on this siteVice President Harris will meet with a collection of labor groups at the White House on Thursday, including representatives from the Amazon Labor Union and Starbucks Workers United. Labor Secretary Marty Walsh will also be at the meeting featuring ALU President Christian Smalls...

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Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

Amazon workers at Staten Island facility vote against unionization

This post was originally published on this siteWorkers at an Amazon facility in Staten Island, N.Y., have voted against unionizing, the first loss for a nascent campaign to organize the e-commerce giant’s American locations. Of the roughly 1,600 workers at the LDJ5 sorting facility, 618 voted against being represented by...

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Amazon union vote count to begin at second Staten Island warehouse

Amazon union vote count to begin at second Staten Island warehouse

This post was originally published on this siteThe NLRB will count votes at the second Amazon warehouse on Staten Island to consider unionizing.

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White House workers’ task force releases pro-union recommendations in new report

White House workers’ task force releases pro-union recommendations in new report

This post was originally published on this siteThe White House workers’ task force, which is chaired by Vice President Kamala Harris, publicly released a report Monday that offers nearly 70 recommendations to promote pro-union policies and practices in the federal government.

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Kroger Supermarket Workers Go on Strike in Denver

Kroger Supermarket Workers Go on Strike in Denver

This post was originally published on this siteAbout 8,400 unionized workers at Kroger’s King Soopers stores in Denver walked off the job at 7 a.m. ET Wednesday. The strike affects 87 of 151 King Soopers locations.

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Closely watched union vote at US Starbucks nears a climax

Closely watched union vote at US Starbucks nears a climax

This post was originally published on this site The ballots have been cast and, on Thursday, employees of three Starbucks cafes in New York state will learn whether they have created the first unions at outlets owned by the retail coffee giant in the United States. The move to unionize...

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Union workers ‘overwhelmingly’ reject latest Kellogg deal

Union workers ‘overwhelmingly’ reject latest Kellogg deal

This post was originally published on this site The nine week-long workers’ strike against cereal giant Kellogg is set to continue, following a weekend vote in which 1,400 Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) employees “overwhelmingly” rejected the company’s latest proposal. That tentative deal reached on...

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Kellogg talks to resume Tuesday as union strike nears 8 weeks

Kellogg talks to resume Tuesday as union strike nears 8 weeks

This post was originally published on this site Negotiations between union workers and cereal giant Kellogg are set to restart this week, as workers at the company’s four cereal plants in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Nebraska and Tennessee near two months of striking for better wages, better hours and the end of...

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Workers at US tractor maker John Deere end strike

Workers at US tractor maker John Deere end strike

This post was originally published on this site Workers at US farm machinery manufacturer John Deere on Wednesday ended a mass strike launched last month, after reaching a collective deal with management that includes a wage hike, the United Auto Workers union said. The strikers will return to work Thursday...

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Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

This post was originally published on this site Exhausted after working long hours during the coronavirus pandemic and resentful that their bosses are not sharing sometimes huge profits, tens of thousands of nurses, factory workers and other laborers are going on strike across the United States. Some 31,000 employees of...

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