The war of words between Jeff Bezos and the Biden administration picked up steam on Monday, as the Amazon founder accused the White House of trying to “muddy the topic” on inflation's relationship with higher taxes on corporations and the wealthy.
In early February, seven union activists in Memphis were all fired on the same day, “including five of the six members of the union organizing committee,” according to the labor board.
President Biden hosted Amazon union drive leader Christian Smalls at the White House.
Workers at Amazon and Starbucks have been the faces of the pro-union movements but behind the scenes action by the NLRB may suggest an even more aggressive move.
Hundreds of healthcare workers kicked off a planned 5-day strike Monday morning in front of Cedars-Sinai hospital to protest what they allege are “unfair labor practices, short staffing, and high patient infection rates.”
The Amazon warehouse in Staten Island held the first successful organizing effort in the company's history.
If the workers are successful, the Cumberland Mall store would become Apple's first unionized retail location.
Amazon scored a victory in New York as a second attempt to unionize a warehouse failed.
Union workers reached a deal with Raytheon subsidiary Pratt & Whitney at two Connecticut jet engine manufacturing plants on Sunday.
San Francisco food company Amy's Kitchen is deadlocked as its workforce, leadership and a local union struggle for control of a factory.
Unionization efforts are mounting nationwide. While some of those efforts are kicking off in right-to-work states, others are not. That distinction is important because it will determine if employees, regardless if they want to join the union, will be forced to pay dues.
An onslaught of labor organizers are pushing to unionize workers around the country in hopes of giving employees a voice against large corporations like Starbucks, Amazon and Apple.
The new boarding pay policy will take effect on all flights beginning June 2, and the rates will be based on the length of scheduled boarding time, the carrier said in an internal memo.
Apple Store employees at the tech giant's Cumberland Mall location in Atlanta, Georgia, have filed for a union election with the National Relations Board, becoming the first group of the company's retail workers to seek formal recognition.
Starbucks claimed Workers United organizers at Starbucks locations in Denver, Colorado, and Phoenix, Arizona, have "unlawfully restrained and coerced partners in the exercise of their rights" for over the past six months.
Apple Store workers at the Grand Central Station NYC location want minimum pay of $30 per hour for starters in a long list of demands.
Associated Builders and Contractors Vice President Ben Brubeck argued Biden’s executive order requiring project labor agreements on federal construction contracts over $35 million will result in more costs and less competition.
Employees at Verizon stores north of Seattle in Everett and Lynnwood won their union election on Friday, making them the first unionized Verizon stores in the country outside of New York.
In the online petition addressed to Etsy CEO Josh Silverman, Kristi Cassidy highlights issues she says sellers are facing on the platform, including the company's plans to increase transaction fees.
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), which represented the Bessemere facility in its first election in 2021 and in the do-over election this month, announced Thursday that it filed objections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), claiming that Amazon interfered with the election.