The Coordinated Bargaining Coalition (CBC) released the following statement on January 24, 2022: After more than two years of bargaining with the major U.S. Class 1 railroads, discussions completely stalled last week.Accordingly, pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Railway Labor Act, top leaders of 10 rail unions applied to theNational Mediation Board (NMB) for the assignment of a federal mediator to assist in our negotiations. The Carriers represented by the National Carriers’ Conference Committee (NCCC) simply are not bargaining in good faith. This development …
A report by the @EconomicPolicy Institute details how a higher presence of unions in one's state leads not only to higher wages for all workers there, but to increased health care availability and a better functioning democracy too: https://teamster.org/2022/01/report-shows-unions-make-a-difference-in-workers-lives/
#Teamsters Republic Services worker Cesar Silva: "A month-long #strike showed me I’m just a number, another body to move a trash truck. To see how a multibillion-$ company squeezed the morale out of the people that made it its profits was unacceptable" #1u
Big news! Port drivers continue to fight for their rights: “We’re creating a model for drivers across the country to see & be inspired to unionize with the Teamsters. If there’s ever a time, right now is the most beneficial time to do it.” @RonHerrera_396 https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2022-01-19/l-a-port-truckers-seek-to-unionize-in-new-gig-work-showdown
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