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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — A coalition of unions known as “We Are Ohio,” along with 73 additional unions sent a letter to Ohio House Speaker Jason Stephens (R-Kitts Hill),… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — This Labor Day, one thing’s for sure: Organized labor is on the move. Unions have already notched some big wins this year, including at UPS — and… Read More
WASHINGTON (NPR) — The Teamsters union said it has secured pay raises for United Parcel Service workers, averting what would have been one of the largest strikes in U.S. history…. Read More
Updated September 15, 2022 at 8:22 AM ET WASHINGTON, D.C. (NPR) — A strike that could have halted both freight and passenger trains across the country seems to have been… Read More
ELKVIEW, W.Va. (OVR) — In late December, West Virginia union members and supporters gathered in the small town of Elkview, about 20 minutes outside of Charleston. Dozens of linemen, coal… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W. Va. (OVR) — In the Ohio Valley, the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing labor shortage have encouraged workers to join what many say is a… Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. (NewsHour) — The International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union reached an agreement on a new film and TV contract this weekend, averting a strike that would have ground… Read More
In an evenly divided Senate, the moderate Democrat is key to passing President Biden’s massive infrastructure and jobs proposal. Now he’s facing pressure from unions back home to support the measure.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Four state employees who opposed paying union dues have settled a lawsuit they filed against the state last year. And both sides are declaring themselves winners. National Right… Read More
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say registered nurses at Cabell Huntington Hospital have voted to unionize. Service Employees International Union spokeswoman Sherri McKinney told The Herald-Dispatch that voting ended Wednesday… Read More
Five state employees have filed a lawsuit in federal court, claiming their rights have been violated by being required to pay union dues. Four employees with the Ohio Department of… Read More
Several unions representing workers at the state’s two nuclear plants are objecting to a new bankruptcy plan by FirstEnergy Solutions, saying the energy generator’s latest filing would not honor union contracts…. Read More
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Supreme Court has extended a delay in enforcing a lower court ruling that struck down part of a state law allowing workers to… Read More
One of Ohio’s key supporters of the controversial anti-union measure “right to work” says he’s not going to push for it anymore. Republican Rep. John Becker says he still supports the idea of not requiring workers to… Read More
Well-funded groups are spreading the word: Teachers no longer have to support the union that represents them.
The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday 5-4 that states may not force public employees to pay agency fees to unions of which they are not a member.