Harley-Davidson is squeezing its union workers in Milwaukee under a threat to move the production to a Kansas City plant.
Union workers said they plan to protest outside Express Scripts on Monday to expose what they describe as the company’s threats to close down a Pennsylvania plant if workers don’t agree to pay and benefit cuts.
Santa Rosa’s Neilmed Pharmaceuticals, target of a three-month strike by the Teamsters Union, is facing federal charges that it violated workers’ rights.
Democrats are about to get a huge influx of money for November’s big elections as they try to hold onto both the House and the Senate.
Who will be the ones donating this big chunk of cash? Two of the nation’s largest labor unions–the AFLCIO and the SEIU.
The leaders of the AFL-CIO and the Service Employees International Union have agreed to coordinate spending millions of dollars in the midterm elections to support pro-union candidates, most of them Democrats.
The two labor organizations say they have a combined $88 million or more to deploy in this year’s election cycle. It’s not clear how much of that money they will pool together.
Workers who manufacture doors for Weather Shield in Park Falls, Wisconsin, have voted to join Teamsters Local 662. The 145 skilled workers who produce everything from French doors to hinged patio doors were in desperate need of strong union representation.
The Teamsters union said workers at Coca-Cola Enterprises facilities in College Park and Marietta will vote Oct. 7 on whether to be represented by the union. It’s the latest step in an organizing campaign that has stirred controversy in Coca-Cola’s hometown.
The Teamsters Union announced Thursday that its members who work for Coca-Cola Enterprises in Washington state will protest the company’s actions Saturday during the Seahawks football game at Qwest Field in downtown Seattle.
About two dozen Teamsters, mostly area residents working for Aggregate Industries on South Street, picketed yesterday over stalled contract talks.
Teamsters began picketing today at Aggregate Industries plants across New England, standing up to the company’s attempts to cut benefits and weaken other areas of the contract.