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Nabisco Employees Who Make Oreos And Ritz Crackers Are On Strike.
Labor

In a massive showdown with Nabisco parent company Mondelez, hundreds of workers who make and deliver Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers have gone on strike. The work stoppage and 24-hour picket lines b…

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka Died At The Age Of 72.
Labor

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Thursday that AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who went from organizing successful strikes against coal mining companies to leading the broader Americ…

Workers At Frito-Lay Call It Quits After Gaining Pay Raises.
Labor

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Union members at the Frito-Lay plant in Topeka have approved a new contract and will return to work on Monday, ending the plant's nearly three-week strike, according to union of…

Workers In Las Vegas Are Required To Wear Masks, But Tourists Are Not.
Coronavirus

Workers in Las Vegas have been ordered to wear masks as coronavirus cases resurface across the region, owing largely to the more contagious delta variant, while tourists and other members of the pub…

Senator Mark Kelly Has Stated His Support For The PRO Act's "overall Goals."
Labor

A key Senate Democrat hinted on Wednesday that he would support his party's effort to overhaul labor law and increase union membership through historic reforms. Sen. Mark Kelly (R-AZ) told Stardia…

It's Been 12 Years Since Congress Increased The Federal Minimum Wage.
Minimum Wage

On Saturday, Congress will reach an embarrassment: a decade without a penny increase in the federal minimum wage. The federal government's minimum wage remains $7.25 per hour, well below the nation…

Joe Biden Wants Noncompete Clauses To Be Banned
Joe Biden

President Joe Biden has railed for years against the proliferation of noncompete clauses in employment, which can lock workers into jobs and lower wages; he criticized them while serving as Vice Pre…

A Vegan Food Company With A Socialist Theme Fires Its Employees With No Warning Or Repercussions.
Business

On Friday, a self-described socially conscious vegan food manufacturer in North Carolina laid off its entire production staff, infuriating employees who said the lack of notice and severance pay was…

McDonald's Is Raising Wages In Company-owned Stores As A Result Of The Tight Labor Market.
Amazon

McDonald's is increasing pay at 650 company-owned stores in the United States as part of an effort to hire thousands of new workers in a tight labor market. The fast-food behemoth is also encouragi…

Wisconsin Business Owners Cite Child Care As Major Obstacle To Hiring
Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. — More than a year after cafés and bistros had to close their entryways as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, laying off great many laborers, Wisconsin's entrepreneurs rush to say that…

Washingtonian CEO's Ominous Op-Ed Leads To Staff Revolt
Labor

On Thursday evening, Washingtonian Media CEO Cathy Merrill distributed a segment in The Washington Post's assessment area bemoaning the development of working from home during the pandemic. The piec…

Joined Took Billions In Government Rescue Money. Presently It Might Outsource Jobs.
Labor

In 2018, United Airlines' cooking laborers in five cities voted to unionize by a mind-boggling edge. Over two years after the fact, they actually have not gotten an agreement, and the carrier may re…