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Biden makes historic visit to metro Detroit picket line to rally with striking auto workers

BY: - September 26, 2023

In the midst of ongoing negotiations between striking auto workers and Detroit’s Big Three manufacturers, President Joe Biden on Tuesday made an appearance on the picket line in Belleville. Speaking to picketers from UAW Local 174 at Willow Run Redistribution Center in metro Detroit, Biden said that unions “saved the automobile industry” in times of […]

Consumers face higher car prices, lower inventory with auto workers on strike

BY: - September 15, 2023

Economic experts and researchers say that the auto workers strike could have far-reaching economic consequences for businesses and consumers, depending on its duration. In addition to workers’ job losses, consumers could see higher prices for cars and depleted inventory. The United Auto Workers union, representing about 150,000 auto workers, walked off the job at midnight […]

ACLU of Kentucky employees intend to unionize 

BY: - April 17, 2023

Employees of the Kentucky chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced on Monday their intent to unionize. ACLU of Kentucky staff, as well as staff from Louisiana and Mississippi, will join ACLU Southern Affiliates United.  They have requested voluntary recognition for their union from management at each affiliate and want to bargain together.  “There […]

Bernie Sanders confronts former Starbucks CEO over union-busting allegations

BY: - March 29, 2023

WASHINGTON — Democratic senators at a hearing on Wednesday grilled the former CEO of Starbucks over allegations that the giant coffee company intimidated, harassed and fired workers who tried to form unions. Sen. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont independent and former presidential candidate who chairs the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, focused on Starbucks’ […]