Napa and Solano Counties Central Labor Council

 

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka issued the statement Thursday while negotiators were meeting behind closed doors for a third straight day.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka gave a major address at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., on April 4, 2017. He assessed opportunities around trade and infrastructure that could create jobs, as well as possible threats to workers' rights. President Trumka spoke about the labor movement's strategy to create a unifying agenda for working families, and the importance it places on ensuring that all workers have the right to bargain collectively for better wages and working conditions.

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It was deja vu all over again at the annual shareholder meeting Wednesday for Mondelez International, a global snack food company known for brands like Oreo cookies and Ritz crackers.

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When the idea of a non-union charter school offering virtual vocational education (yes, the trades, taught entirely over the computer) was pitched to the Solano County Board of Education, we went to work to get rid of it.  Using the relationships we've developed as a result of our affiliation with the Napa Solano Central Labor Council, the friendly electeds on the board heard our concerns and, not only voted the non-union charter down, but blocked them from appealing the decision.
In fact, we were so organized that, when the folks behind the charter saw us enter the r

Labor Sibs, the Vallejo City Council will be holding  hearings on May 30th and June 1st beginning at 4:30 pm to decide whether they will direct staff to certify the EIR on the Orcem Cement Mill project. We are asking all of our Union Brothers and Sisters to contact all of their Vallejo Members and urge them to email, call and consider attending the meeting on May 30th.  

Alyssa Battistoni writes in the Chronicle of Higher Education: 

"Our intention is not to starve Yale out or close down discussion by inflicting violence upon ourselves. Quite the contrary: We are fasting to draw attention to Yale’s continued refusal to sit down and have a conversation with us about our union, our issues, and our contracts. This is why I joined the fast."

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