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Supreme Court upholds arbitration that bans workers from joining forces over lost wages

The court’s conservatives, speaking through Justice Neil M. Gorsuch, said the employees must abide by a company’s arbitration contract, including provisions that limit them to bringing only individual claims. In dissent, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg called the decision “egregiously wrong” and said it harks back to the era of “yellow dog contracts.” She was referring […]

Delta’s anti-union propaganda campaign

March 12th, 2018 DELTA AIR Lines sent out a company-wide e-mail memo to their employees on March 8 launching a new anti-union website in response to a growing campaign led by Delta baggage handlers and flight attendants to form a union with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAMAW). Read More about the […]

Rep. Ellison to Electrolux: ‘Call Me’ to Save IAM Jobs at Minnesota Plant

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison is making an open appeal to Electrolux to reconsider its decision to close a St. Cloud, Minn., plant and lay off more than 900 IAM Local 623 members. In video and written messages directed toward the company’s North American CEO, Ellison calls on Electrolux to show loyalty to its highly skilled […]

‘Right to Work’ Deceives Working People

Statement by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka on the national “right to work” bill: Right to work is a lie dressed up in a feel-good slogan. It doesn’t give workers freedom—instead, it weakens our right to join together and bargain for better wages and working conditions. Its end goal is to destroy unions. Numbers don’t lie. […]

Ohio Machinists at Gradall Strike to Defend Working Families

A company attack on healthcare is being met by a strike of nearly 200 IAM Local 1285 (District 54) members at Gradall Industries in New Philadelphia, Ohio.

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