Stories tagged: union
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
The union representing Spokane County’s deputy prosecutors has launched a public pressure campaign in hopes of rebooting contract negotiations and obtaining wage increases. Mediated negotiations stalled in August when the …
Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Battle Ground Public Schools’ board of directors approved its contract with the teachers union Tuesday, formally marking the end of weeks of consternation over teachers’ salaries in the region.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:15 a.m.
A group of workers at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market planned to email colleagues at the organic grocer’s stores announcing a push to organize.
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 10:15 a.m.
A former Fiat Chrysler executive was sentenced to 5
UPDATED: Wed., June 6, 2018, 8 p.m.
The Teamsters union at UPS has voted to authorize a strike, if necessary, a negotiating tactic that’s aimed at ratcheting up the pressure in contract negotiations but does not signal …
Mon., June 4, 2018, 9:27 a.m.
Walt Disney World didn’t violate the law when it withheld $1,000 bonuses to workers in a coalition of unions currently renegotiating wages, even though it paid the bonuses to other …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 7:22 p.m.
Some aviation safety experts said they see no reason for alarm. And, in fact, Southwest’s safety record is enviable: Until last week, no passenger had died in an accident during …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 3, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
A federal agency has approved a settlement for a potato processing plant in southern Idaho, but the union involved in the dispute plans to appeal the decision.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 27, 2017, 5:49 p.m.
The California Supreme Court handed a victory to organized farm labor Monday in a lawsuit that pitted the union launched by iconic labor leader Cesar Chavez against one of the …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 7, 2017, 11:40 a.m.
An ongoing strike at the Lucky Friday Mine affected Hecla Mining Co.’s third quarter earnings.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 13, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Even though the union workers at the Lucky Friday Mine are on strike, the mine is still producing a limited amount of silver.
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 10:21 a.m.
Lane County and its largest employee union remain far apart on a new labor contract.
Sat., Sept. 16, 2017, 9 p.m.
Thousands of Houston firefighters were told to stay home at the height of Harvey’s flooding even as calls for help overwhelmed 911 dispatchers, the president of the city’s firefighters union …
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over pay and working conditions.
Sat., Aug. 26, 2017, 11:20 a.m.
As negotiations start this month over wage increases at Walt Disney World, rebellion is brewing in one of the six unions that advocate for the resort’s 70,000 workers.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 11:04 a.m.
For the second time this month, a federal judge has rejected a challenge to Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers of ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to unionize over …
Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 10:29 a.m.
Progress could be halted on Seattle’s many construction projects following a decision by more than a quarter of King County’s concrete delivery-truck drivers to go on strike.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Triumph Group no longer plans to sell its West Plains aircraft parts factory. About 600 people work at the Spokane plant, which produces floor panels and ducting for airplanes.
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:24 a.m.
Workers at a Nissan assembly plant in Mississippi have voted against forming a union, adding to decades of futility by United Auto Workers organizers at foreign-owned auto plants in the …
Wed., July 19, 2017, 1:52 p.m.
Postal Service broke law in pushing time off for workers to campaign for Clinton, investigation finds
The U.S. Postal Service engaged in “systemic” violations of federal law by pressuring managers to approve letter carriers taking time off last fall to campaign for Hillary Clinton and other …
Sun., May 7, 2017
Donald Trump’s conclusion about Jackson places him in a camp of 1930s historians who called it a “needless war.” That view is a product of its time, and that time …
Tue., May 2, 2017, 8 a.m.
A tentative deal was reached between screenwriters and producers Tuesday, averting a strike that could have crippled TV and film production and inflicted harm on the wider California economy.
UPDATED: Tue., April 4, 2017, 1:26 p.m.
Seattle’s first-in-the-nation law allowing drivers-for-hire to unionize was blocked by a federal judge, giving a legal boost to ride-hailing companies such as Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc.
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Donald Trump’s hotel company and two of the country’s leading labor unions reached agreement Wednesday on deals that will set wage and health benefits for 520 workers at his hotel …
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 2:54 p.m.
A local union president slammed by Donald Trump on Twitter stood his ground Thursday, maintaining the president-elect gave false hope to hundreds of workers by inflating the number of jobs …
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 1:14 p.m.
The Teamsters union called Tuesday for health-care giant McKesson to take back millions of dollars in incentive pay from chief executive John Hammergren, citing damage to the company’s reputation caused …
Mon., Nov. 14, 2016, 8:19 a.m.
union representing pilots at Germany airline Lufthansa is threatening renewed strikes in a long-running dispute over pay.
Mon., Nov. 7, 2016, 2:43 p.m.
Southwest Airlines pilots approved a new contract that will boost pay almost 30 percent over its term and improve retirement benefits while falling short of recent raises proposed at some …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Chicago teachers and the nation’s third-largest school district struck a tentative deal on a new contract late Monday, averting what would have been the second major strike since 2012 for …
Mon., Aug. 29, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
Graduate students who assist in teaching and research at Yale University have filed petitions seeking union certification.