Apr 16, 2014DC Labor Map Updated
The online DC Labor Map has been updated again and now includes
the Amalgamated Bank on K Street, the Laborers
District Council’s new office in Reston, the Transport Workers Union on 3 rd Street and Laborers’ Local 11 in Alexandria . Updates, corrections and additions...
Apr 16, 2014Community Groups Reach Out to Walmart Workers
Jobs With Justice and Respect DC volunteers made several visits to both DC
Walmart stores last week to do “know your rights” outreach on Walmart workers'
rights to the new minimum wage and paid sick days in the District. “We're going
to continue this outreach throughout the year to...
Apr 16, 2014Labor to March in DC Emancipation Day Parade Today
labor leaders and activists are once again participating in the annual D.C.
Emancipation Day activities today. Emancipation Day is an official public
holiday in the District of Columbia to remember April 16, 1862 when President
Abraham Lincoln signed the DC Compensation Emancipation Act...
Apr 14, 2014Union Voice/Readers Write: Fantastic Map!
“Hey, I love the ‘DC Labor Map’ that you created on CommunityWalk!”
writes J Grandestaff. “Would like you to add the location for IAM Capital Air
No problem! Click here to see Lodge 1759 on the DC Labor Map and
while you’re there check out the area...
Apr 14, 2014NLRB Says NBC Universal Broke Law
The National Labor Relations Board ruled
on April 7 that NBC Universal violated federal labor law by refusing to
recognize and bargain with NABET-CWA. The case stems from an attempt by NBC in
early 2009 to unilaterally change the terms and conditions of employment
for NABET-CWA members...
Apr 14, 2014Farmworker Children Essay & Art Contests
With the recent release of “Cesar Chavez,” the Association of Farmworker
Opportunity Programs’ (AFOP) annual Migrant
and Seasonal Farmworker Children Essay & Art Contest is especially
timely. This year’s theme is “From our Hands to Your Table” with cash prizes
Apr 16, 2014Today in Labor History: April 16; Member Tip
Today in Labor History: April 16 Five hundred workers in Texas City, Texas die in a series of huge oil refinery and chemical plant explosions and fires – 1947 (Are You Prepared? A Guide to Emergency Planning in the Workplace: Today’s headlines are filled with disaster, from the...
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