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Employees Of The Washingtonian Magazine Form Union
Unions

In a mail-in election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board, Washingtonian Magazine employees overwhelmingly voted to unionize. Cathy Merrill, the company's owner, had been an outspoken o…

In The Budget Bill, Democrats May Include A Tax Break For Union Membership.
Democratic Party

Union members may benefit from a tax break proposed by Democrats as part of their new $3.5 trillion budget proposal. Labor groups are urging lawmakers to include a provision that would allow worker…

Vaccine Mandates Are Supported By The President Of The Teachers' Union.
Coronavirus

On Sunday, the president of a major teachers union in the United States spoke out in favor of mandatory vaccines for teachers. “As a matter of personal conscience, we need to work with employers on…

Amazon Violated The Law, According To A Labor Official, So A New Union Election Is Recommended.
Amazon

The labor union challenging its election loss at an Amazon warehouse cleared its first major hurdle this week, with a preliminary finding that the online retailer violated labor law during the close…

Before The Staff Election, Washingtonian Magazine Launches An Anti-union Campaign.
Unions

The editor-in-chief of Washingtonian magazine is throwing everything she has at her staff's unionization effort. Catherine Merrill, the longtime editor of the regional glossy magazine, personally c…

Vaccine Mandates For Workers Are Supported By The AFL-CIO Union Federation.
COVID-19

As more states consider requiring vaccines for public employees, the president of the AFL-CIO was asked on Tuesday whether the labor federation supports workplace vaccine mandates. “Yes, we do,” Ri…

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…

Unions Contributed Money To Republican Lawmakers Who Voted To Overturn The Election.
2020 Election

Since former President Donald Trump instigated a deadly insurgency at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, corporations have debated whether or not to give money to Republican lawmakers attempting to overtur…

Biden Has A Chance To Repair Trump's Damage To Labor Unions.
Joe Biden

Joe Biden has portrayed himself as an exceptionally pro-union president, vowing to help rebuild unions and bring collective bargaining to more workers. Later this summer, he will have the opportunit…

The United States Supreme Court Has Ruled In Favor Of Businesses That Are Contesting California Labor Laws.
Supreme Court

The Supreme Court sided with California agriculture businesses on Wednesday in their challenge to a state regulation that allows unions access to farm property in order to organize workers. As a res…

To Avoid A Strike, The New Yorker Reached An Agreement With The Union.
Journalism

The New Yorker avoided a work stoppage on Wednesday when the weekly magazine's staff and management agreed to a first union contract after two and a half years of talks. The staff union of the publ…