Category: Tech – Media

The Friday Workfront: Developing Labor Trends

As more traditional labor unions like the Teamsters and the UAW have been dominating headlines in 2023, the once trendy labor organizations known as worker centers have taken a bit of a back seat, but that may be changing.

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Union’s First Contracts: More Twists Than A Season Of ‘Stranger Things’

So, here’s the tea: securing a first-time CBA is tougher than finding a polite comment on Twitter. And thanks to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), employers aren’t legally bound to agree to a contract. It’s like being in a ‘Hunger Games’ scenario – may the odds ever be in your favor, but don’t bet your bottom dollar on it.

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The Great Return-To-Office Experiment: Why Are Some Workplaces More Up To This Task Than Others?

At Farmers Insurance, the RTO push grew messy with workers threatening to form a union after the rollback of a 2022 policy, which held that “most” full-time workers could remain long-term remote.

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An Emboldened UAW Sets Its Sights On Tesla, This Time For Real

This week, GM became the last of the Big Three to reach a tentative contract. Then word arrived that an official organizing committee formed at Tesla’s Fremont, CA factory. Yes, the UAW will partially fund that effort. 

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