Nonunion workers are on their own. Union workers bargain collectively with their employers. In the Collective Bargaining section, we report on all aspects of that: negotiations, mediations, and arbitrations; impasses, lockouts, and strikes; and tentative agreements, votes, and ratification of new union contracts.
Units totaling over 34,000 Kaiser Permanente employees in Oregon and California have signaled they’re ready to strike after 10 days notice.
The strike by 60,000 members of IATSE will begin on Oct. 18 if no deal with producers has been reached by then.
Members of Service Employees Local 49 are fighting for wage increases, improved job safety, and to stop the hospital from outsourcing jobs.
No contract? No Corn Flakes. About 1,400 Kellogg’s workers in Mich., Neb. Penn., and Tenn. struck Oct. 5 after months of mandatory overtime
Bakers won the fight to keep what they have—and not give concessions—because of solidarity: their own, their co-workers, and their community.
If 60,000 behind-the-scenes production workers walk out, it would be the biggest ever strike in the film and television industry.
CWA says it’s the first group of bank employees to unionize in more than 40 years. At $20.50 an hour and over, wages may top the industry.
Negotiations aren’t going well at 360 Sheet Metal in Vancouver. Union leaders say the company is going through the motions in bargaining.
Increasingly, Kaiser’s union partnership appears to be unraveling, and for the second time in two years, it could be nearing a strike.
‘No contract, no snacks’ Nabisco strikers are saying—their livelihoods on the line in a nationwide struggle against corporate greed.