Ballots went in the mail on Friday, July 7, and you should have received your ballot or will soon. The official voting week is July 17-21, but you can put your ballot in the mail as soon as you get...
UPS Contract Proposals
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Gorsuch will tip Supreme Court on key labor issue, liberals fear
Organized labor is bracing for a major hit to union power now that Neil Gorsuch has a seat on the Supreme Court.
Why are we paying Boeing billions to send jobs away?
(April 6, 2017) — As a young girl, my daughter had a fear of flying. She overcame this through a thorough study of airplanes and landed on the 737 as her preferred means of transportation in the air. So naturally, she asked for a Boeing T-shirt for a present. It says, “If it’s not Boeing, I’m not going!” So let’s talk about Boeing. You might expect that Boeing would treat Everett as the jewel in the crown of its operations. That is certainly what the Boeing management led legislators and the governor to believe when the company demanded first a $3.2 billion tax concession from the state, and then another $8.7 billion What did this recent tax giveaway to Boeing get us? A loss of close to 12,000 jobs, 15 percent of the…
Marlon Gaston: Honored employee, union steward
For two decades, Hennepin County Medical Center environmental services worker Marlon Gaston has been making the hospital clean and safe for patients. Gaston, a Local 977 steward, is nearing retirement, and AFSCME believes he’s being discriminated against due to his age and union activity. This is his story.