Labor

                
  • Landslide victory for Head Start workers

    Landslide victory for Head Start workers

    July 18, 2003

    Union density for Head Start workers in San Diego County reached 100 percent when 186 workers at Episcopal Community Services (ECS) Head Start recently voted 168-7 for Service Employees International Union Local 2028. Now employees will...

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  • Organizing at America West

    Organizing at America West

    July 18, 2003

    Chara, from Tucson, Ariz., sends the following report about the organizing campaign of customer service representatives (CSRs) at America West Airlines. I am a CSR of 19 years, and I am an organizer. This is the...

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  • County votes to join Tyson boycott

    County votes to join Tyson boycott

    July 18, 2003

    MADISON, Wis. – Backed by a display of public support, arguments for solidarity won the day as the Dane County Board of Supervisors voted here July 10 to suspend its purchases of all products made by...

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  • UAW sets national priorities

    UAW sets national priorities

    July 11, 2003

    DETROIT – “The only time I’m going backward is when I’m in my car backing out of a parking spot,” said United Auto Workers President Ron Gettlefinger at a press conference at the union’s Solidarity House,...

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  • Building community the union way

    Building community the union way

    July 11, 2003

    How do you fight diabetes by kissing a pig? Midge Collette, the president of Amalgamated United Auto Workers Local 292 in Kokomo, Ind., knows. After the members of her union, who build auto parts at the...

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