Ten days before Christmas, the Woodfin Suite Hotel in Emeryville, Calif., fired Luz Dominguez and 20 other housekeepers. Managers announced they’d received a letter from Social Security saying the numbers they’d given when they were originally hired didn’t match government records. The 21 housekeepers have been making beds, washing toilets and vacuuming carpets there for years.
The continuing effort by the world’s largest meatpacking giant to keep out a union has been transformed by its workers into a drive in Congress to streamline the way all American workers win the right to union representation.
ST. PAUL, Minn. (PAI) — Minnesota’s United Auto Workers are taking their fight to save jobs at the St. Paul Ford plant to the state Capitol, where proposed legislation would require the company to maintain the facility so it could be used for other manufacturing.
To: Union supporters of HR 676 single-payer health care Re: Reintroduction of HR 676 in the 110th Congress