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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 | Bessemer, AL | 2/09/21
Voting formally began Monday, February 8 for Amazon workers at a large distribution center in Bessemer, Alabama.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 1/30/21
Students in Chicago Public Schools (CPS) stayed home and learned remotely again on Thursday, January 28.
BY Ethan Costello | Milwaukee, WI | 12/22/20
Café workers at Wonderstate Coffee located in Milwaukee’s Third Ward have successfully unionized.
BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 5/21/19
Members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) voted May 19 to re-elect the Caucus of Rank and File Educators (CORE) leadership slate, headed by President Jesse Sharkey, Vice President Stacy Davis Gates, Financial Secretary Maria Moreno, and Recording Secretary Christel Williams Hayes.
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BY Staff | Chicago, IL | 7/11/18
Chicago, IL - Teamster Chief Negotiator Dennis Taylor and UPS shook hands on a tentative agreement, June 22, which will include a new driving position called Full-Time Combination Drivers (Combo Driver). Full details were released July 10. UPS Teamsters across the country are calling the new position a two-tiered concession that spells doom for future package car drivers.
BY staff | Milwaukee, WI | 6/23/18
On the overcast morning of June 22, over 50 package car drivers and part-time workers at the Elm Grove hub came to work early for a parking lot rally led by Teamsters Local 344.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 9/24/17
While Minnesota’s elite assembled for a University of Minnesota fundraising gala, Sept. 23, where the price of admission was a half-million dollars, about 200 campus workers and their backers crashed the party.
BY staff | Saint Paul, MN | 8/05/13
Saint Paul, MN - More than 240 members of Workers United Local 150 walked off the job from Health Systems Cooperative Laundries, August 5, forming picket lines at the plant entrances in a strike over unfair labor practices, which include the company’s unilateral discontinuation of sick-day benefits.
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