Workers’ rights are human rights. They don’t come from laws — they come from being human. In the Workers Rights section, we report on the right to organize and bargain collectively, the right to a decent standard of living, and the right to be treated fairly and with dignity.
At non-profit county contractors, union-busting is about to get a little harder.
Sheet Metal Local 16’s relationship with the newly unionized Vancouver firm has gone from bad to worse, with legal charges multiplying.
The NLRB is about to get tough on unionbusting. Its general counsel announced a policy that could stop employers from crushing union drives.
Scabby is 12′ tall and has red eyes, fangs, and claws. It may be scary looking, but the beloved inflatable is not an outlaw, the NLRB says.
Workers sometimes win when they raise the union banner, even when they lose the union.
Precision—a key Boeing supplier—has lost its marathon effort to avoid recognizing the choice of a group of welders to unionize.
According to a March 29 report, the drop has been dramatic. Since 2010 the NLRB has lost 452 employees, or 26%.
Trump NLRB appointees had declared that student teaching assistants aren’t employees under the National Labor Relations Act.
The U.S. House passed the PRO Act—labor’s top priority—March 9. Five Republicans joined all but one Democrat voting yes.
For Montana’s labor movement, it was a fight for life: Union foes thought they’d pass “right to work” given a 2-1 Republican House majority.