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Workers at Berkeley's Tartine Bakery unanimously support unionizing —

Workers at Berkeley's Tartine Bakery unanimously support unionizing — | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it
Joining Tartine's Bay Area-wide employee effort to unionize, the Berkeley workers cite a need for consistent work hours, better wages and access to healthcare.
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Orlando union-busters helped Ohio charter school violate employees' rights, federal judge finds | Orlando

Orlando union-busters helped Ohio charter school violate employees' rights, federal judge finds | Orlando | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The Orlando-based Labor Pros, and its consultants, have a history of skirting federal labor law

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University of Montana graduate students form new union

University of Montana graduate students form new union | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Graduate students at the University of Montana in Missoula have formed a union after two years of organizing, and with more than 400 eligible members, it will be one of the largest in the state.

Read the full article at: missoulacurrent.com

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Oversalted: NLRB Judge Facilitates Union Organizing, Throws Out…

Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Oversalted: NLRB Judge Facilitates Union Organizing, Throws Out… | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

A good article about Board decisions relating to union salting and non-compete and non-solicitation agreements.

Contact me at Rtorres@pslabor.com if you want a copy of my Overview of Union Salting Tactics

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Alaska Airlines reaches tentative labor deal with flight attendants | CNN Business

Alaska Airlines reaches tentative labor deal with flight attendants | CNN Business | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Alaska Airlines and its 7,000-member flight attendants union reached a tentative labor deal late Friday, concluding talks that lasted more than a year and a half.

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Project 2025 Would Undo the NLRB's Progress on Protecting Workers’ Right To Organize

Project 2025 Would Undo the NLRB's Progress on Protecting Workers’ Right To Organize | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Workers are winning a greater percentage of NLRB-overseen union elections than at any point in the past 15 years as Biden administration appointees help protect workers’ right to organize—but a conservative policy plan offers a blueprint for eroding the NLRB’s ability to protect organizing workers.

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Amazon Labor Union members vote overwhelmingly in favor of an affiliation with the Teamsters

Amazon Labor Union members vote overwhelmingly in favor of an affiliation with the Teamsters | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

New York City warehouse workers who are part of the Amazon Labor Union have overwhelmingly voted to align themselves with the Teamsters as they try to get a contract from the online retailer.

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After bitter primary, Culinary Union, legislative Democrats not singing kumbaya — yet

After bitter primary, Culinary Union, legislative Democrats not singing kumbaya — yet | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The union’s attempt to unseat an incumbent legislator over a room cleaning mandate failed. But lasting disunity could have repercussions for Democrats.

Read the full article at: thenevadaindependent.com

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US court nixes order barring Amazon from firing pro-union workers

US court nixes order barring Amazon from firing pro-union workers | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

A U.S. appeals court on Wednesday tossed out a judge's order that required Amazon.com to refrain from firing union supporters amid a nationwide organizing campaign at its warehouses.

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Amazon Labor Union moves to affiliate with the Teamsters union amid…

Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Amazon Labor Union moves to affiliate with the Teamsters union amid… | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The Amazon Labor Union (ALU) On April 1, 2022, the became the first unionized Amazon workers recognized by the National Labor Relations Board.

Nothing…

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Unions' Recent Organizing Success Draws Political Pushback

Unions' Recent Organizing Success Draws Political Pushback | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Unions have recently enjoyed some success in both recruitment and labor actions. They now face resistance from lawmakers in red states, particularly in the South.

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Proportional Representation Would Be a Boon for Labor

Proportional Representation Would Be a Boon for Labor | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The US electoral system distorts the translation of political preferences into votes, diminishing the influence of working-class voters and labor unions. To build their political power, unions should support proportional representation.

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Why the Alabama Mercedes Union Campaign Faltered

Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Why the Alabama Mercedes Union Campaign Faltered | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

I always enjoy reading from an employee’s perspective about the inner workings of a union organizing campaign and the effect it has on them.

This article in…

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‘You feel like you’re in prison’: workers claim Amazon’s surveillance violates labor law | US unions | The Guardian

‘You feel like you’re in prison’: workers claim Amazon’s surveillance violates labor law | US unions | The Guardian | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Exclusive: employees at a Missouri warehouse file charges against firm alleging use of ‘intrusive algorithms’ to deter union efforts

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Illinois Amazon Drivers Just Went on Strike for a Contract

Illinois Amazon Drivers Just Went on Strike for a Contract | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

This week, Amazon drivers organized with the Teamsters in Skokie, Illinois, went on strike over the company’s violations of labor law. The workers are demanding Amazon recognize and bargain with their union.

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Workers Need New Heat Protections Immediately

Workers Need New Heat Protections Immediately | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The Biden administration has proposed a desperately needed new heat standard to protect workers from scorching temperatures. Expect business groups to oppose it.

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Virginia carrier’s win against union may ultimately give labor a boost at…

Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Virginia carrier’s win against union may ultimately give labor a boost at… | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Union organizing campaigns are stressful events, your employees have expressed that they don’t trust you and feel that they haven’t been treated fairly.

Labor…

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The NLRB Is Testing Out a New Tool to Stop Union Busting

The NLRB Is Testing Out a New Tool to Stop Union Busting | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

This week, the NLRB handed down its first Cemex order against Station Casinos in Las Vegas, which engaged in heavy-handed union busting before workers lost a vote to unionize. The ruling may force the casino chain to bargain with the union anyway.

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Amazon Labor Union members vote overwhelmingly in favor of an affiliation…

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After bitter primary, Culinary Union, legislative Democrats not singing kumbaya — yet

After bitter primary, Culinary Union, legislative Democrats not singing kumbaya — yet | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The union’s attempt to unseat an incumbent legislator over a room cleaning mandate failed. But lasting disunity could have repercussions for Democrats.

Read the full article at: thenevadaindependent.com

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As a key labor union pushes into the South, red states push back •

As a key labor union pushes into the South, red states push back • | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Just days before workers at a Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama began voting last week on whether to unionize, Republican Gov. Kay Ivey signed a new law that would claw back state incentives from companies that voluntarily recognize labor unions. Alabama’s move follows similar efforts in Georgia and Tennessee, where GOP leaders also have passed laws […]

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Bringing the Labor Movement to America's Biggest Employer | Opinion

Bringing the Labor Movement to America's Biggest Employer | Opinion | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Union members are striking in record numbers and non-union worker organizing is expanding into new sectors of our economy.

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Phil Scott allows ‘ghost guns,’ union organizing bills to become law without his signature

Phil Scott allows ‘ghost guns,’ union organizing bills to become law without his signature | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

“As a public safety measure, I agree firearms should be serialized,” the Republican governor told lawmakers in a letter Tuesday.

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Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Secrets of a Successful Organizer - June/July Series

Ricardo Torres on LinkedIn: Secrets of a Successful Organizer - June/July Series | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

Unions and union supporting organizations like Labor Notes, (TDU} Teamsters for a democratic union and others spend a lot of time and energy building up a…

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SEIU’s Mary Kay Henry Changed How We Think About Work

SEIU’s Mary Kay Henry Changed How We Think About Work | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

SEIU’s Mary Kay Henry looks back on the Fight for $15 and a Union, organizing fast-food workers, and more as she steps down from her position as president.

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Teamsters voted in to represent drivers at Kroger fulfillment center, say it’s a first

Teamsters voted in to represent drivers at Kroger fulfillment center, say it’s a first | PSLabor:  Your Union Free Advantage | Scoop.it

The Teamsters is celebrating what it says is a first-ever victory to organize drivers at a Kroger fulfillment center. The post Teamsters voted in to represent drivers at Kroger fulfillment center, say it’s a first appeared first on FreightWaves.

Read the full article at: finance.yahoo.com

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