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Oct 6, 2023 | News Story
October 10-October 13: SAG-AFTRA members are still out on the picket lines and need our support! This week, TWU joined the actors in solidarity, picketing in front of NBC Universal at 30 Rock. Check out a video clip of TWU International President John Samuelson here. Your union can set up a partner picket too!
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
After nearly 150 days on strike, the Writers Guild of America this week reached a tentative agreement with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers on a new three-year Minimum Basic Agreement, with the Negotiating Committee, the WGAW Board and WGAE Council all voting unanimously to recommend. The deal will now go to both guilds’ memberships for a ratification vote from October 2nd...
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
With the UAW entering its third week on strike today, 5,600 workers at 38 parts distribution plants operated by Stellantis and GM have now joined the 12,900 workers at GM's Wentzville, MO plant, Ford's Michigan Assembly plant and Stellantis' Toledo, OH Jeep plant who walked off the job on September 15th.
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
It’s time for Congress to fund the government. To avoid a disastrous shutdown this weekend, Congress must come together to either pass full-year funding or a short-term measure to keep our government running, protect our country, and prevent Americans from being cut off from important government services. Use this form to email your lawmaker and urge them to fund the government, NOW!
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
Last week, members of the NBC News Guild marched on NBC Universal News Group chairman Cesar Conde at his Chairman’s Update, delivering a petition with more than 200 signatures from their members demanding Just Cause, No Exceptions.
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
Local 338 RWDSU/UFCW and other members of the Save Our Supermarket coalition on Wednesday rallied to demand that the City and NYU to honor their commitment to keep a full-service Morton Williams supermarket on the block where it currently sits in Gre
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
UFCW Local 1500 currently has an informational picket line at Aron’s Kissena Farms in Queens. All Labor partners are invited to stop by and show support for the workers at Aron’s (72-15 Kissena Blvd, Flushing, NY 11367).  For more information please contact Aly Waddy at 516-214-1306 or info@ufcw1500.org.
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
UAW Postdoctoral Researchers at Mount Sinai’s Icahn School of Medicine held an informational picket action on Thursday. After voting overwhelmingly to unionize in June 2022, Postdocs have been at the bargaining table with Sinai for nearly a year. Since then, administrators have stalled on both economic and non-economic demands, rejected basic rights other unionized postdocs already have and...
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
After decades of moving New Yorkers by subway and bus, dozens of retired transit workers were treated Monday to leisurely rides through Central Park in horse-drawn carriages. The TWU Local 100 Retirees Association arranged for the 50-minute tours, which included views of Bethesda Fountain, the Sheep Meadow, the Lake, the Central Park Carousel, and Strawberry Fields. As they guided their horses...
Sep 29, 2023 | News Story
October 2-October 6: WGA has won their fight, but SAG-AFTRA members are still out on the picket lines and need our support!