Tuesday September 28, 2021
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BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/10/21
On April 7 in Minneapolis, around 500 SEIU Healthcare Minnesota members who work at Allina’s Abbott Northwestern Hospital picketed for around three hours.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/10/21
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot has acknowledged that cases on COVID-19 are on the rise again in Chicago, yet she is sticking to her plan to reopen Chicago high schools in two weeks, without addressing ongoing safety concerns from teachers and from the community.
COVID-19, CTU
BY staff | Birmingham, AL | 4/08/21
On April 7, more than a week after union voting ended for workers at Amazon’s Bessemer Distribution Center, the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union says that 3215 votes were cast, which is 55% of the 5800 workers at the location.
BY staff | Tuscaloosa, Al | 4/06/21
On April 2 around 10 p.m., more than 1100 workers at the Warrior Met Coal mine in Tuscaloosa County, Alabama, who are members of the United Mine Workers of America, walked off the job and began an ongoing strike.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 4/05/21
On April 2, Illinois Governor Jay Pritzker signed a bill, in opposition of Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot, that restores bargaining rights for Chicago teachers over a wide variety of issues that affect teachers and students in Illinois.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/29/21
At all six Allina Hospitals in Minnesota, members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota are voting to authorize a strike after recent contract negotiations broke down around the issue of pay augments for essential workers.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/25/21
On March 10, AFSCME Local 2822 and its Co-chief Steward Regina Kittrell won an astonishing victory. Kittrell will be fully reinstated in her position and provided with back pay retroactive to her dismissal, effective January 8.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/25/21
Less than 50,000 total students returned to class in person even one time between February 11 and March 12, according to the district.
BY Beau Hawk | Bessemer, AL | 3/23/21
A March 20 solidarity caravan made up of delegations from three Tennessee city Labor Councils - Chattanooga, Memphis and Nashville - traveled to meet Amazon workers who have joined the Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU) in Bessemer, Alabama, where they held a rally at the union hall before going to the gates of the Amazon center to hold up pro-union signs and interact with workers entering and exiting the plant.
Amazon, RWDSU
BY staff | Madison, WI | 3/20/21
Nurses at Meriter Hospital in Madison represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU) are coming to what could be their final bargaining session with management from UnityPoint Health.
nurses, SEIU
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