Posts Tagged ‘union’

Why America needs union workers to drive the success of a national infrastructure program

Visitors to National Airport in Washington, D.C., have often gazed in awe at a grand, wide hall with soaring, vaulted ceilings intended to evoke the grandeur of government buildings in the nation’s capital. Union workers at Cives Steel Co. in Winchester, Virginia, fabricated thousands of tons of steel for that innovative project. While they’re pleased […]

Going Postal: American Postal Workers Union REJECTS Biden Vaccine Mandate

Australians who merely post anti-lockdown information online could face fines of up to $11,000 under a draconian new piece of legislation. Under the proposal, which is being pushed by the opposition in in New South Wales, protest organizers would be fined a whopping $20,000 and people who attend would be fined $5,500. However, the law […]

‘NFLPA F*ck*ng Sucks’: Players Blast Union, League Over Covid Rules

DeAndre Hopkins is not the only player who has publicly questioned the NFL’s policy on vaccines. With a handful of teams already in training camp and the rest to soon follow, the wave of backlash continued through the weekend against the NFL following Thursday’s memo announcing that players will be held accountable for any outbreaks […]

17,503 DEAD, 1.7 Million Injured (50% SERIOUS) Reported in European Union’s Database of Adverse Drug Reactions for COVID-19 Shots

From healthimpactnews.com So as high as these numbers are, they do NOT reflect all of Europe. READ AT THE LINK https://healthimpactnews.com/2021/17503-dead-1-7-million-injured-50-serious-reported-in-european-unions-database-of-adverse-drug-reactions-for-covid-19-shots/ Share this: Like this: Like Loading… Source 00

European Union Database of Adverse Reactions for COVID-19 Shots: 17,503 DEAD, 1.7 Million Injured (50% SERIOUS)

by Brian Shilhavy The European Union database of suspected drug reaction reports is EudraVigilance, which also tracks reports of injuries and deaths following the experimental COVID-19 “vaccines.” A Health Impact News subscriber from Europe reminded us that this database maintained at EudraVigilance is only for countries in Europe who are part of the European Union […]

The National Strike In Colombia: A Trade Union Perspective

For the past month and a half, Colombia has been gripped by social and political upheaval on a level unparalleled in the past half century. On 28 April, a national strike began that surged across the roads and avenues of more than 600 cities around the country, an unexpected but welcome surprise for the leaders […]

America’s Biggest Teachers Union To Promote Critical Race Theory in ALL 50 States

America’s biggest teachers union has announced plans to roll out the far-left “critical race theory” (CRT) across all 50 states in America. CRT was originally devised by the Obama administration and was used to force federal employees to attend workshops that focus on “white privilege” and “micro-aggressions.” The racist, anti-white program was then picked up […]

British trade union highlights Israeli apartheid 

One of Britain’s leading trade unions, ASLEF, has published an article in its monthly journal highlighting Israeli apartheid. This is another sign of the growing awareness of systemic racism that Palestinians suffer under Israel’s brutal military occupation. Under the headline “No peace without justice” the piece was written by Hussein Ezzedine, the secretary of the […]

The Roots Of Today’s White Collar Union Wave Are Deeper Than You Think

The Roots Of Today’s White Collar Union Wave Are Deeper Than You Think Above Photo: Maida Rosenstein/ Local 2110. At UAW Local 2110, Maida Rosenstein Has Quietly Organized The Most Prestigious Group Of Cultural Institutions On The East Coast. Before the recent wave of organizing among media workers, adjunct professors and nonprofit workers set the world talking about the […]

Supreme Court limits California Union Recruiting In Favor Of Property Rights

Above Photo: Ron Holman / Visalia Times-Delta. In a blow to labor, the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a decades-old California rule inspired by César Chávez that allowed union organizers to meet with farmworkers at their place of work. Commercial growers applauded the conservative court’s ruling to uphold property rights while union representatives vowed not to […]

Graduate Student Researchers Seek Union Representation

In one of the largest public employee organizing drives California has seen in over a decade, some 17,000 graduate student researchers at the University of California may soon become union members. Student Researchers United, a committee of graduate student researchers, filed a petition for union certification with the California Public Employment Relations Board May 24. […]

The Communard Union, Chávez’s Ideas In Action

Above Photo: Juan “Juancho” Lenzo/ Venezuelanalysis. A Conversation with Juan Lenzo. A grassroots organization is re-politicizing and reactivating communal initiatives. The Communard Union is a grassroots organization that has set communal society its strategic horizon. For two years the Union has been working throughout the country in a heroic effort to re-politicize and reactivate Venezuelan communes and […]

Mother From Soviet Union Exposes the Bolshevik Agenda of “Anti-Racism” at School Board Meeting

This woman has experience first hand where “social justice” and “equity” really lead, and it is not anywhere we want to be. link [embedded content] Good evening everyone. I am a mother of three children in district. And I am very concerned. The proposed “Anti-racist program” is just a prettier name for racial Marxist teaching. […]

Seattle teachers union endorses BDS, demands end to police partnership with Israel

The Seattle Education Association (SEA) has passed a resolution expressing solidarity with Palestine and endorsing the Boycott, Divest, and Sanction movement (BDS). The resolution also demands an end to collaboration between the Seattle Police Department and Israeli military. “The SEA leadership will use all the existing means of communication (email, Facebook, texts, and any other […]

European Union to investigate Hungary over anti-LGBT law

Hungary is being investigated by the European Commission over a new law that bans the sharing of content that portrays homosexuality or sex reassignment with people under the age of 18. The law, which was introduced by Fidesz, the movement of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, will target educational materials at schools and TV shows […]

Union Vote Authorizes Strike At Smithfield Foods In Sioux Falls

Above Photo: Erin Bormett / Argus Leader. The union at a Smithfield Foods pork processing plant in South Dakota said it will head to contract negotiations Tuesday armed with the authorization to call a strike. South Dakota – A strike authorization at the Sioux Falls chapter of the United Food and Commercial Workers Union was […]

Hiding The Union Busters

Hiding The Union Busters Above Photo: Jay Reeves/AP Photo. The American Bar Association and corporate interests are trying to block a rule that would expose their anti-labor activities. When Amazon busted a union drive at its Bessemer, Ala., warehouse earlier this year, it ran a sophisticated campaign which involved sending text messages and mailers to employees warning them of […]

The Refugee Union Behind Barbed Wire

After being placed in the Penally barracks, refugees organised a union to fight inhumane conditions. Their campaign forced the government to commit to closing the camp and inspired others to take up the struggle. Priti Patel’s refugee camp experiment is finally crumbling. In March, Penally Camp in Pembrokeshire — where hundreds of asylum seekers have been […]

MLB, Players Union Face Lawsuit for Pulling All-Star Game from Atlanta

Major League Baseball (MLB) has said they are pulling this year’s All-Star Game from Atlanta. However, they won’t be going anywhere without a legal fight. The Job Creators Network (JCN), a conservative group representing small businesses, plans to file a lawsuit against MLB and their Players Union in hopes of forcing the league to return the […]

Why We Need International Union Solidarity Now More Than Ever

The women form a line outside their factory gate in an industrial park outside Istanbul, and link arms. They are old and young, modern or traditionally dressed, united in the moment. A mobile sound system with a battery powered amplifier starts playing a Turkish folk song. “Resistance is beautiful!” shouts the young woman at the […]

Why so little progress on Bosnia’s bid to join the European Union?

Bosnia and Herzegovina was a country born out of war – the breakup of the former Yugoslavia left the region deeply scarred. More than 100,000 people were killed and two million displaced during the conflict. After the end of the violence, Sarajevo had aspirations of joining the EU. But a quarter of a century later, […]

San Francisco teachers union endorses BDS movement

The United Educators of San Francisco has become the first American K-12 public school union to endorse the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS). The resolution passed on May 19, at the height of Israel’s recent assault on Gaza. J Weekly’s Gabriel Greschler reports that the resolution was submitted by ten educators working in San […]

Union Leaders: No Deals With Uber And Lyft!

Trade union members, and everyone else supportive of workers’ rights, should be very concerned about proposed legislation in New York, Massachusetts, and other states that would allow limited bargaining rights for independent contractors of Transportation Networked Companies (TNCs) like Uber and Lyft. The New York bill (and similar legislation proposed in Connecticut and Massachusetts) establishes a framework for […]

Public Transport Union Concerned CCTV on Trains Will Lead to ‘Big Brother Style’ Surveillance

The Rail, Tram, and Bus Union (RTBU) have raised concerns over a plan to install video recording devices on all Australian trains, saying it will lead to a “Big Brother style” surveillance system.The Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator (ONRSR) is presenting the proposal to mandate the use of CCTV cameras in trains to […]

IT’S OVER: Chicago Police Union Issues Vote of ‘No-Confidence’ in Mayor Lightfoot

Corrupt Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot was delivered a devastating blow this week after members of Chicago’s biggest police union unanimously gave her a vote of no confidence. The members cited what they described as Lightfoot’s “lack of consideration” for police officers’ working conditions. In a YouTube video, Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7 President John Catanzara said the union’s members spoke […]

Labor Union: Biden ‘Devastating’ Union Workers with Plan to Close Prisons

A labor union with more than 600,000 active and retired members is blasting President Joe Biden’s ending federal contracts with privately-operated prisons that hold mostly foreign nationals convicted of felonies. After taking office, Biden requested that the Bureau of Prisons (BOP) not renew any of its contracts with 11 privately-operated prisons that nearly all hold […]

The NZ Nursing Union expresses concern at the plan to allow unqualified people to be involved with the VX rollout

From voicesforfreedom.co.nz This is an interesting article in the NZNO (Nursing Union) publication. Note the concerns they are expressing about the new plan to allow unqualified people to be involved with the rollout. When we heard the ratios of up to 6 unqualified staff being overseen by one nurse in these mass vx centres, we […]

Israeli Media Union Urges Facebook to Act to Stop Incitement Against Journalists on Social Platforms

Torched synagogues and cars and vandalized stores in the central Israeli city of Lod, following a night of heavy rioting by Arab residents in the city, on May 12, 2021. Photo: Avshalom Sassoni/Flash90 Israeli journalists have in recent weeks increasingly been the target of attacks, threats and intimidation as they report on the Gaza hostilities […]

Amazon Security Guards Accessed Mailbox During Union Election, Worker Says

Two Amazon security guards unlocked a mailbox that was used to hold mail-in ballots for a unionization election, a worker told a hearing on Friday. Kevin Jackson, who works at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama, said he witnessed the guards go to the mailbox and use keys to open one of its doors, Bloomberg […]

European Union opts not to renew AstraZeneca vaccines contract after supply row

The European Union has opted not to renew an order for AstraZeneca to supply its coronavirus vaccine after June. The decision comes as French President Emmanuel Macron said the bloc will focus on jabs from other pharmaceutical companies in the future. It follows a high-profile dispute with the pharmaceutical company over the supply of vaccines […]

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