Tennessee UAW Rival at VW Represented by 'Union Avoidance' Expert

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New York Healthcare union activity on the rise as NYC nurses mull strike 2015-05-30 [Fierce Healthcare]

Numerous Recalls Could Impact Union Talks with Automakers 2015-05-30 [WDET]

Ohio Gov John Kasich's Union busting 2015-05-30 [The Blade]

'These Images Are Iconic and Common': Labor Union Backs Flight Attendant Who Took Photo in Plane's Engine 2015-05-30 [NBC]

Delaware Strike at soft drink distributor slows soda flow 2015-05-30 [DE Online]

Illinois Legislation to prohibit union strike, Rauner lockout gets House approval 2015-05-30 [State Journal-Register]

New York Panepinto Blasts Hamburg IDA Over Workers Building New FedEx Facility 2015-05-30 [TWC]

California Judge dismisses unfair labor practice charges against Fresno County 2015-05-30 [Fresno Bee]

Phillips Seafood - 'sustainable' fisheries, disposable jobs 2015-05-30 [IUF]

Ohio Cleveland State University's law school dean retaliated against associate dean and professor, lawsuit claims 2015-05-29 [Cleveland Plain Dealer]

Ohio Steelworkers end strike at BP-Husky Toledo refinery despite reaching no agreement on local issues 2015-05-29 [Toledo Blade]

To #SaveTheEconomy we need strong unions 2015-05-29 [MoveOn / FB]

The dozen Dems who'll decide Obama's trade deal 2015-05-29 [Politico]

Massachusetts Union: MBTA arbitration is `substitute for the strike' 2015-05-29 [Boston Herald]

USPS contract talks stall; federal unions have little to say on pot policy 2015-05-29 [Washington Post]

Nevada Las Vegas Strip taxis to stay parked to protest Uber 2015-05-29 [Times Union]

Connecticut Labor-Backed Mayor Accused Of Union-Busting 2015-05-29 [New Haven Independent]

Montana Mining company reaches tentative agreement with union 2015-05-29 [Independent Record]

Massachusetts State: Billerica may have violated bargaining laws 2015-05-29 [Lowell Sun]

California L.A. labor leaders agree to delay minimum wage exemption for unions 2015-05-29 [LATimes]

Oregon Sacred Heart hospital employees vote to unionize 2015-05-29 [Register-Guard]

Illinois State union pushes bill to blunt lockout, strike threat 2015-05-29 [Pantagraph]

California SVMH approves new contract with nurses union 2015-05-29 [KSBW]

California New Salinas high school to be built by local construction workers 2015-05-29 [KSBW]

Montana Stillwater Mining reaches tentative agreement with union 2015-05-29 [Great Falls Tribune]

New York Transmission upgrades gets labor union support 2015-05-29 [Times Union]

Public service work hours won't be cut to save money 2015-05-29 [RNZI]

AFL-CIO leader warns it could sit out 2016 fight over trade 2015-05-28 [The Hill]

Illinois Why It Looks Like A Strike Could Be On The Horizon 2015-05-28 [NPR]

Gawker Media, Writers Guild Set June 3 Unionization Vote 2015-05-28 [Variety]

Gawker staff to vote on union next week 2015-05-28 [Politico]

Michigan Is State's Prevailing Wage Law at Risk of Being Tossed? 2015-05-28 [Capcon]

California San Francisco Teachers’ Union Elects New Leadership 2015-05-28 [Beyond Chron]

Illinois A State Employee Strike Could Be On The Horizon 2015-05-28 [Northern Public Radio]

Kansas American Red Cross Workers Choose Teamsters Union 2015-05-28 [PR Newswire]

Wisconsin Postal union representative calls out Wisconsin lawmakers 2015-05-28 [Northalnd News Center]

Postal workers urge FTC to reject Staples-Office Depot merger 2015-05-28 [Sun-Sentinel]

New Mexico Heroic Teachers of Albuquerque Burned Their Evaluations in a Trash Can For more info 2015-05-28 [Diane Ravitch]

Nevada Unions pounce on membership bill in Assembly 2015-05-28 [Las Vegas Review-Journal]

Michigan Ann Arbor teachers union to file unfair labor practice charge against district 2015-05-28 [MLive]

Tennessee UAW Rival at VW Represented by 'Union Avoidance' Expert 2015-05-28 [ABC]

Trumka: Disappointment with Obama is a warning for Hillary 2015-05-28 [USAToday]

California Hollywood Studios Sued by AFM for Recycling Film Soundtracks Too Much 2015-05-28 [Hollywood Reporter]

Musicians’ union suing pretty much everybody for reuse of old soundtracks For more info 2015-05-28 [A. V. Club]

California Labor Pains: SF Unions Still Divided 2015-05-28 [SFWeekly]

Contract Talks Between American Postal Workers Union and U.S. Postal Service Hit Impasse 2015-05-28 [Sys.con Media]

Massachusetts MBTA union fights key provision of Baker plan 2015-05-28 [Boston Globe]

South Carolina Union accuses Johnson Controls of violating labor law 2015-05-28 [The State]

Tennessee ACE, with 381 VW members, bills itself as UAW 'alternative' 2015-05-28 [Times Free Press]

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This month in labour history

4-05-1886 A bomb is thrown during a demonstration against police violence in Haymarket Square, Chicago. The ensuing police riot and trials of anarchists, known as the Haymarket affair, eventually give birth to May Day as international workers' day. [more]

5-05-1886 Nine striking workers are shot dead by the National Guard at the Rolling Mills Steel Factory in Bay View, Milwaukee [more]

6-05-1935 The Works Progress Administration is established by executive order - it will provide work for millions of Americans. [more]

6-05-1937 Four hundred tobacco workers, earning just $3 per week, stage a walkout in Richmond, Virginia [more]

8-05-1926 A. Philip Randolph founds the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters. [more]

9-05-1913 The garment workers strike at Cohoes could become an international incident after it emerges that Italian migrant workers are being forced to break the strike. [more]

11-05-1894 Three thousands Pullman railroad workers in Chicago begin a wildcat strike. [more]

12-05-1902 John Mitchell of the UMWA cals for a national strike, beginning the Anthracite Coal Strike which will last five months. [more]

13-05-1893 Western Federation of Miners formed in Butte, Montana. [more]

13-05-1980 Douglas Fraser of the UAW becomes the first union representative on the board a major US corporation after Chystler's stockholders vote him on. [more]

19-05-1920 A gun battle between the people of Matewan and Baldwin Felts detectives leaves ten people dead. [more]

22-05-1942 In Cleveland the Steelworkers Organizing Committee voted to become a union: the United Steelworkers of America [more]

25-05-1946 President Truman comes within three minutes of drafting the nation's railroad workers into the army to suppress a proposed strike, but the union leaders and employers settle just before the presiden't ultimatum comes into effect. [more]

26-05-1937 UAW organisers are attacked and beaten by Ford security men in Dearborn, Michigan, in an incident which greatly increases support for the union. [more]

28-05-1946 Workers in Rochester, New York, stage a successful one day general strike for the right to form unions. [more]

29-05-1990 The Justice for Janitors strike of ISS cleaners in Los Angeles begins. [more]

30-05-1937 Ten workers are shot dead by Chicago police during a strike at the Republic Steel Mill. [more]

31-05-1921 The Sacco and Vanzetti trial begins in Dedham, Massachusetts. [more]