Nissan Campaigns Against Union, but UAW Optimistic

July 25, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Canton, MI - With up to 4,000 workers at Nissan’s auto plant here scheduled to vote on whether to join the United Auto Workers Aug. 3-4, the company is campaigning hard against the union.

Teamsters in NY Ratify Contract

July 23, 2017 
By Stephanie West

Montgomery, NY - Drivers who deliver groceries for United Natural Foods, Inc. in Montgomery ratified their first-ever Teamster contract.

Regional Airlines Back Bill to Lower Training for Copilots

July 21, 2017 
By Steven Wishnia and Neal Tepel

Chicago, IL - America’s regional airlines are backing a proposal now before Congress that would reduce the amount of flying time required to become an airline copilot.

‘Determination & Grit’: Inside the Fight to Save Middle-Class Jobs At Waldner’s

July 19, 2017
By Joe Maniscalco

The fight for vanishing middle class jobs is happening right here.

New York, NY - Not that they needed it, but the huge contract win that employees at the Clare Rose beer distributor on Long Island have achieved after an intense 82-day strike, is helping to power another group of workers fighting to keep their middle-class jobs at Waldner’s Business Environments. 

Ending A Nine-Year Struggle, ATU Local 1342 Finally Achieves A New Contract…

July 19, 2017 
By Editor-Publisher Tom Campbell    

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Buffalo, NY -  Ending a nine-year struggle, Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1342 has finally achieved a new contract with the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), which includes an overall 17.25% wage increase, Union President Jeff Richardson tells this morning (Friday, July 14th).

Just Imagine…

July 17, 2017
Bill Hohlfeld

During our last broadcast, we discussed the “great railroad strike of 1877.” And while facts are facts and need to be recounted, I am willing to admit that I am among the many whose eyes glaze over when I hear numbers and statistics laid out for me as though I were attending an actuarial buffet.

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