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Dr. Jane F. McAlevey On Working Class Politics and Organising for Power in the New Gilded Age

LUMPENPROLETARIAT—On today’s edition of free speech radio’s Against the Grain, veteran organiser Dr. Jane F. McAlevey discussed class politics, how to organise working class power, and other themes relevant to working class emancipation, which she wrote about in her recent book, … 1,695 more words


First-ever collective bargaining agreement signed in a West Bank settlement

19 February 2017, WAC-MAAN

For years, Palestinians toiling in the industrial zones of West Bank settlements have been subject to exploitation and denial of their rights. 543 more words


NLRB Shamelessly Fights for Union that Did Not Comply with CBA

Common fodder for labor relations seminars is whether employers must bargain with a union over the employer’s discontinuance of providing workers with a Christmas ham (or my personal favorite, whether bargaining is required before changing the chips in a vending machine). 642 more words


Mediations break down between Unifor and Co-op Refinery Complex

With both sides stating they entered into mediation in good faith, talks between the Co-op Refinery Complex and Unifor Local 594, have broken down after three days with a mediator. 465 more words

Local News

Is Removal of a Job Classification from the Bargaining Unit a Mandatory or Permissive Subject of Bargaining?

A union representing employees of Rite Aid’s New York and New Jersey stores filed a complaint alleging that the company illegally insisted, as a condition of reaching a contract, that the union agree to remove newly hired interns and pharmacists working in New York stores from the bargaining unit. 128 more words


JBLM Machinists increase pay and pension benefits

JOINT BASE LEWIS-McCHORD — Machinists Union members who maintain helicopters used by U.S. Army special forces based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord will see raises and pension increases in their new collective bargaining agreement. 244 more words

District 751 News

D.C. Court Doesn't Fall for NLRB's Lollipop Trick, Deems FedEx Drivers Independent Contractors

Act I, Scene 1

Location: Anywhere, USA

Boy: Can I have a red lollipop?

Mom: No, we’re eating dinner in half an hour.

Boy: (eats blue lollipop) 521 more words