A federal agency has ruled that immigration judges are not “managers,” meaning they have the right to form a union. The Trump administration has been attempting to decertify the judges’ union amid a broader effort to silence its critics in the judiciary. “DOJ’s efforts to decertify the union demonstrates, once […]
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka demanded a personal apology from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after it was revealed the company was working on a feature that could limit union drives. “The AFL-CIO demands that Mark Zuckerberg personally apologise to working people, pull this tool immediately, and conduct a board-level investigation into […]
Washington state issued an emergency rule on Wednesday that requires employers to increase sanitation and provide farmworkers cloth masks to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The state was sued in April by labour unions, which alleged it was failing to adequately protect this essential workforce from the threat of […]
A new lawsuit filed Thursday accuses Washington state of failing to protect the lives of farm workers, demanding it immediately issue mandatory, emergency regulations to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Washington has issued voluntary guidance that recommends employers provide sick farm workers masks, “if available,” and suggests allowing sick workers […]
A new Insider poll found that, by and large, Americans support labour unions. Unions for teachers and nurses were the most widely-favoured overall. Conservative respondents were the most supportive of police unions. Liberal respondents were amenable to nearly all types of unions, but they held nurses’ unions in the highest […]
Construction workers at the Tesla Gigafactory...