Quantcast
Last updated on April 18, 2014 at 1:21 EDT

Latest Union busting Stories

2014-01-30 12:27:57

Nurses Call for Strike in Response to Baystate Health's Declaration of Impasse in Negotiations as Management Seeks to undermine Statewide Nursing Standards GREENFIELD, Mass., Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The registered nurses of Baystate Franklin Medical Center (BFMC) have announced their plan to conduct a one-day unfair labor practice strike on Monday, Feb. 10, in direct response to Baystate Health's declaration of impasse last week in its negotiations for a new contract...

2013-08-26 20:21:24

Teamsters To Join Large Rally Tomorrow To Support Workers CARSON, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Port truck drivers at the Port of Los Angeles went on a 24-hour Unfair Labor Practice strike today against their employer, Green Fleet Systems (GFS), at the start of the 5 p.m. shift. They are striking to protest harassment and intimidation by company management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO) Striking port drivers set up picket lines at...

2013-07-15 08:21:24

HOCKESSIN, Del., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Passenger Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition, representing the workers who maintain and construct Amtrak's railroad track, bridges, buildings, overhead catenary and signal systems, announced that at 9:30 A.M. today they will picket the home of Amtrak Board member Albert DiClemente, located in Hockessin, DE. They are protesting the fact that they have been unable to negotiate a new agreement with Amtrak for more than three...

2013-06-03 08:20:34

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J., June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Passenger Rail Labor Bargaining Coalition, representing the workers who maintain and construct Amtrak's railroad track, bridges, buildings, overhead catenary and signal systems, announced that at 9:30 A.M. today they will picket the law office of Amtrak Board Chairman Anthony Coscia, located at 120 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ. They are protesting the fact that they have been unable to negotiate a new agreement with...

2012-09-07 06:21:20

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at Siemens in North East, Maryland, today 15 workers voted for the United Steelworkers (USW) and 24 voted for no union. Two workers did not vote. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) "This result is not surprising, given the savage anti-union campaign conducted by Siemens and its hired union-busting consultants over the past six...

2012-08-10 06:23:05

Workers at Siemens Maryland Plant Being Targeted PITTSBURGH, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) said today that workers in a North East, Maryland Siemens' plant who recently signed affiliation cards with the (USW) have become targets of the company's anti-union philosophy. The company has launched a full-blown union-busting campaign, hiring an anti-union consultant, Ken Cannon, who advertises "40 years of experience supporting managements' efforts to...

2012-08-09 02:26:13

Self-serving study falsely claims union members are exempted from laws governing certain types of criminal activities HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The corporate fueled right-wing attack on workers' rights opened a new front in their war against the middle class with the release of a self-serving U.S. Chamber of Commerce study alleging some Pennsylvania laws were written to exempt unions from criminal statutes. Pennsylvania AFL-CIO President Richard...

2012-06-07 06:28:18

NLRB Decision Coincides with Vote At Democratic Convention Calling Upon Baystate to Respect Nurses Union Rights CANTON, Mass., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has sided with the Massachusetts Nurses Association/National Nurses United in finding that the Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice (BVNAH) unlawfully declared impasse and implemented their so-called "final offer" on February 16, 2012. After a lengthy...

2012-03-22 18:20:03

Retaliatory Firing Spree Coincides with Upcoming Union Election, High-profile TWU Visit to Los Angeles Worksite LOS ANGELES, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Toll Group has stepped up its retaliation against union supporters and has fired another one of its workers within less than two weeks, earning the company further international condemnation from high-powered government officials. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100127/IBTLOGO ) Steven Chavez' sacking...

2011-09-09 16:28:00

Workers File Charges with Labor Board to End Intimidation, Retaliation for Union Support LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. workers responsible for safely hauling 80,000 lb. container rigs full of retail lines bearing the names Guess? and Under Armour out of the nation's largest port complex have filed charges with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), alleging that their Australian-based employer Toll Group, a global logistics carrier for popular fashion and...