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Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
Governor Kathy Hochul yesterday signed the Clean Slate Act, which seals certain criminal records and allows individuals to seek employment, housing, and educational opportunities so they can improve their lives. Records of individuals with eligible misdemeanor convictions will be sealed after three years and those with certain felony convictions after eight years, following their release from...
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
Hex & Co workers made history this week, becoming the first unionized tabletop board game cafe company in NYC to win a union, in a landslide election victory (50-16). Workers at the store first established their demand for a union on September 27 when they presented a petition signed by more than 80% of employees to management.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
Unionized editorial workers at Law360 have had enough with the company’s nearly year-long delays on contract talks and held in-person (outside LexisNexis’ offices at 230 Park Ave) and remote lunch-time rallies Wednesday.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
Management at Pushkin Industries, the popular podcast production company co-founded by Jacob Weisberg and Malcolm Gladwell, has voluntarily recognized the Writers Guild of America East (WGAE) as the collective bargaining representatives of the staff’s producers, editors, and engineers.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
The ballots have been counted and the UAW has announced that Weill Cornell Medicine postdocs have voted by an overwhelming 98.8% to form their union, Weill Cornell Medicine Postdocs United-UAW! The postdocs had filed paperwork with the NLRB to form their union in early October, with support cards from more than 80% of the proposed unit.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
On Wednesday, unionized REI workers with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), and the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (UFCW) filed coordinated, nationwide unfair labor practice charges against their employer, Recreational Equipment, Inc.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
This week marked two years since Writers Guild of America East members at MSNBC (MSNBC Union) began negotiations on their first collective bargaining agreement.
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
Registered apprenticeships are good for employers and good for working people. Employers develop a highly skilled workforce, and working people get paid work experience, classroom learning and a pathway to success. There are registered apprenticeships across industries like hospitality, the care economy, cybersecurity, construction and advanced manufacturing. The people working in these...
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
When you buy union, you’re supporting good jobs in American communities, jobs that provide living wages and benefits, safe working conditions, and dignity and respect for work. Look for quality products, produced by union members, when preparing for your Thanksgiving feast. Find the full list of union products here!
Nov 17, 2023 | News Story
As the holiday shopping season gets underway, the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), has issued a statement urging workers be treated with dignity and respect from in-store shopping to e-commerce warehousing, from farm to table and everything in between: