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Report: Nurse’s union considering hospital pickets if Ebola preparation doesn’t improve

According to Vox editor Sarah Kliff, the nation’s largest nurse’s union is concerned about the lack of Ebola preparedness at U.S. hospitals and has reportedly put the option of pickets on the table. 201 more words

US Politics

Today's News and Commentary — October 14

Court workers in San Francisco went on strike and joined picket lines in front of three superior courthouses this morning, the SF Weekly reports. The court workers, members of SEIU 1021, allege bad faith negotiation tactics on the part of the court. 696 more words

On Labor

Today’s News and Commentary — October 13

The New York Times features a story about the Bay Parkway Community Job Center, founded in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy to support day laborers. It describes the plight of individual day laborers, like Manuel Castro, who went to Far Rockaway to find work in the wake of the storm. 745 more words

On Labor

Bergen Dems show support for laid-off workers at labor protest

EAST RUTHERFORD – A posse of Bergen County Democrats came to a rally of more than 50 laid-off cleaning workers in East Rutherford on Thursday, all speaking out about what they claimed are unfair labor practices. 396 more words

Bergen County

The fast food workers' movement and the Ferguson rebellion

During the mass uprising that engulfed Ferguson, Missouri in the weeks following the police murder of unarmed Black teenager Mike Brown, members of the St. Louis-area fast food workers’ organizing campaign – … 5,873 more words

Class Struggle

The Greedy Unions

Today the unions have become a useless entity of what they once represented.
Unions today are in the business of stealing money and creating poor work conditions in any type of area that they represent. 477 more words


"I hope this extra time to find new employment alleviates some of your hardship," Balanoff said in the call.

SEIU Local 1 President Tom Balanoff.

I hope writing about CPS janitors doesn’t cause me to receive a letter from SEIU lawyers.

Like my brother Mike. 417 more words