Many people are beginning to question, and think twice, about safety concerns with Uber.
AFL-CIO's annual Martin Luther King Conference, a 3-day event from Jan. 15-17 in D.C., was entitled "Change The Rules, Be The Power"
Teamsters Local 117 in Seattle will step up its efforts to unionize Uber and Lyft drivers.
The original constituent craft unions of the AFL were disaffected from the Knights of Labor, a national labor association.
The spying was contained in documents filed with the NLRB in a case that OURWalmart -- an employee group to improve pay and working conditions -- filed with the agency.
"The union movement should join with others who are saying 'instead of building more prisons, we should be creating more jobs and offering more job training.'"
When women run organizing drives, the drives are more likely to succeed; they show women - especially minority-group women - benefit the most from being unionists.
By a 5-0 vote, the National Labor Relations Board on August 17 tossed out college athletes' - in this case, Northwestern University's football players' - attempt to unionize.
Workers across the country have stood up in the past month to fight for better wages and working conditions.
Tormey's parable of union leadership: "The most important person on the plane became a passenger who was a union organizer; why her?"