Non-union Corporate Press is taking over some of McArdle’s assets and reports indicate workers are being forced to reapply for their own jobs, with pay and benefit cuts. "Some of these workers have 30 to 40 years with McArdle," says Bort. "It’s been a sad journey for them.”
Here’s today's labor history:
On this date in 2007, baristas in the Starbucks Workers Union won their grievances at an outlet in East Grand Rapids, Michigan after the National Labor Relations Board cited the company for labor law violations, including threats against union activists.
Today’s labor quote is by Julian Bond, the social activist and civil rights leader who said:
“Good things don’t come to those who wait. They come to those who agitate!”
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