Union Matters


Bogalusa’s call workers issue a complaint through NLRB

This week, NLRB Region 15 issued a complaint against Maximus Federal Services, Inc. for violating federal labor law at its call center earlier this year.

Teamsters praise mayor for private carting legislation

Last week, the New York City Council passed Intro 1574 to reform the city’s private carting industry.

Bernie Sanders giving thanks to 32BJ workers

U.S. Senator and Presidential Candidate Bernie Sanders met with 32BJ officials

Mayor, labor celebrate Fair WorkWeek anniversary

Last week, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, labor activists and other elected officials celebrated two years of a law designed to curtail wage theft.

Ydanis shows solidarity for livery drivers’ plight

Livery cab drivers feel like they’re in danger of becoming extinct.

City Council approves of prevailing wage for building service workers

Building service workers at affordable housing developments are now ensured jobs with a prevailing wage and benefits.

AG rules that Brooklyn warehouse owners pay $3 million in wage lawsuit

Owners of a Brooklyn warehouse will have to pay out for wage theft.

PSC and CUNY agree to five-year contract

It took long enough, but the Professional Staff Congress finally has a new contract.

Chicago Teachers Union & CPS still haven’t reached a resolution

Chicago Teachers Union officials said their bargaining team won’t leave the table until they’ve reached a tentative agreement with Chicago Public Schools.

32BJ blasts Trump administration for latest immigration stunt

The latest attempt by President Donald Trump’s administration to curb immigration has drawn the ire of organized labor.

Drivers, advocates aim to hold ride-sharing industries accountable

Drivers of ride-sharing businesses want to unionize and organizations want the law to take them to task.

Chicago teachers and city continue negotiations

The Chicago Teachers Union and the City of Chicago continued contract negotiations this week while schools remained closed.

Workers protest racial discrimination at Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless workers and elected officials want the telecommunications giant to quash racial discrimination in their midst.

Cory Booker meets with Eulen America employees, supports effort to unionize

Subcontracted American Airlines workers found an ally in U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker.

Chipotle workers strike claiming employer violated Fair Workweek law

Chipotle workers claim that their employer continues to violate Fair Workweek laws even after the city announced it was seeking financial remedies for previous violations.