Abstract: Forcing workers to sign away their right to sue or join class action lawsuits against employers violates the National Labor Relations Act, says the 7th Circuit.
The UAW International is withholding comments until the workers have all voted.
An administrative law judge threw out one of the dirtiest decertification elections in recent labor history.
"Steel jobs provide decent living wages and help support a lot of other jobs in the community; the company wants to take that away."
Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.
In other words: To make money for the shareholders, workers have to go without; to keep the banks happy, public schools have to tighten their belts.
United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.
Steelworkers and the nation's top steel companies are at odds in negotiations as the deadline for a new contract approaches.
The Chicago Teachers Union gathered downtown and marched in a massive show of unity after a tumultuous month at the negotiation table with Chicago Public Schools.
Rules will help prevent millions of workers from being subject to harmful or unlawful treatment, especially underpaid women.