News Stories

Nov 2, 2018 | News Story
Google employees are fed up with the search giant’s lack of transparency when it comes to handling sexual harassment and misconduct allegations. Yesterday morning, thousands of Googlers from San Francisco to Dublin walked out in hopes of bringing real change to the company.
Nov 2, 2018 | News Story
Yesterday, content creators at Al Jazeera English, based in the United States, voted overwhelmingly to recognize SAG-AFTRA as their union ̶ with 97 percent voting in favor. The election was conducted by mail ballot and votes were counted this afternoon by the National Labor Relations Board. The victory allows them to move forward to negotiate a first contract.
Nov 2, 2018 | News Story
In 2017, Hurricane Maria destroyed thousands of books in the public schools, and Hard Ball Press responded by donating 200 bilingual children's books to the Teachers Federation of Puerto Rico (Federación de Maestros de Puerto Rico).
Oct 26, 2018 | News Story
Workers in United Airlines’ catering kitchens in five cities have voted overwhelmingly to unionize with UNITE HERE. In a National Mediation Board election lasting five weeks, 72% of United catering workers voted to join the union. The newly-organized workers number approximately 2,700 and are employed in United Airlines kitchens in Newark, NJ, Houston, Denver, Cleveland, and Honolulu.
Oct 26, 2018 | News Story
The Unit Council of Law360, a New York-based legal news service owned by LexisNexis, announced on Tuesday that their members voted overwhelmingly in favor of authorizing a strike if necessary to secure a first contract. Employees first voted to join the Communications Workers of America's NewsGuild two years ago, but Law360 management has since then dragged out negotiations and refused to move on...
Oct 26, 2018 | News Story
Mayor Bill de Blasio, District Council 37 Executive Director Henry Garrido, Local 3621 President Vincent Variale and Local 2507 President Oren Barzilay this week announced that the City will provide Unlimited 9/11 Sick Leave to City workers who participated in World Trade Center rescue, recovery and cleanup operations and contracted a 9/11-related illness.
Oct 26, 2018 | News Story
“New York City is a union town,” they chanted — thousands of voices reverberating off of office buildings and down the upper Manhattan street on Tuesday afternoon. They donned green, carried banners and marched from 6th Avenue and 50th Street to Columbus Circle, determined to make their grievances heard. This was how thousands of union construction workers marked the one year anniversary of #...
Oct 26, 2018 | News Story
Hurricane Michael, one of the most powerful hurricanes to ever make landfall in the United States, wreaked havoc on the Florida Panhandle. Working families have seen devastating flooding, rains, winds and destruction to their homes, possessions and livelihoods. Many of our Sisters' and Brothers' homes were completely destroyed or severely damaged, many others are still without power, and the road...
Oct 19, 2018 | News Story
Postal Workers, members of Congress, and allies gathered at the Hunts Point Post Office on Tuesday to call for the immediate reinstatement of posting banking services and explain why it's a winning proposal for all stakeholders: the U.S. Postal Service and the government, consumers, and postal workers.
Oct 19, 2018 | News Story
For the second time in less than a week, a TWU Local 100 member from the Rapid Transit Operations department was featured on prime-time television for life-saving actions.