Union Bailout Update

Before Becoming Boston’s Mayor, Biden’s Labor Pick Was Embroiled in Union Extortion Scandal
https://www.texasobserver.org/the-year-newspaper-unions-roared-back-to-life-in-texas/

Boeing: The NLRB Decision That Keeps On Giving
http://lri.link/3sodPKY

NLRB: Employer’s Good-Faith Belief in Employee’s Misconduct Insufficient to Justify Terminating Employee Engaged in Protected Activity
http://lri.link/39xJbGo

Biden chooses Boston Mayor Walsh as Labor secretary
http://lri.link/3bxItf7

DOL Clarifies Definition of Independent Contractor
http://lri.link/2XEFlFT

Significant Workplace Changes in Store under the Biden Administration
http://lri.link/2LNTyxy

Time Is Money: A Quick Wage-Hour Tip on … a New President
http://lri.link/38Cg4CB

Top Employee Handbook Updates for 2021
http://lri.link/3qfNbSL

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Covid-19

What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws
http://lri.link/3i8sS6M

U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA Announces $3,930,381 In Coronavirus Violations
http://lri.link/3nFWUQD

NLRB Issues Two More COVID-19 Advice Memos On Remote Bargaining And Hazard Pay
http://lri.link/2XIJJDL

Both Remote and On-Site Workers are Grappling with Serious Mental Health Consequences of COVID-19
http://lri.link/2XAM57Z

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No longer operating under same political party, unions forge alliance in upcoming city races
http://lri.link/3qirmBW

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Tech/Media Unions

ANALYSIS: Why Google Workers Are Looking for That ‘Union’ Label
https://lri.link/3oGwQ9l

Will Alphabet’s Unionization Effort Spread to Other Big Tech Companies?
http://lri.link/3nDHLPH

The Year Newspaper Unions Roared Back to Life in Texas
http://lri.link/2MW9luN

Three of Spotify’s Podcast Unions Stop Working to Demand Better Workplace Conditions
http://lri.link/38FM0Gf

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Union Corruption

Ex-Employees of Carpenters Council in New Jersey File Whistleblower Suit
http://lri.link/2MXCm9v

Three State Workers Sue SEIU Chapter Alleging Dues Were Illegally Withheld
http://lri.link/38DmzVS

Southern California Independent Union Boss Sentenced for Thefts
http://lri.link/39p9Bds

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It’s All Academic

Augsburg Staff Vote for a Union
http://lri.link/2XDFGZG

2020 exposed the teachers unions for the frauds they are
http://lri.link/38FWOEr

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Organizing

Why Unions Must Recommit to Expanding Their Base
http://lri.link/39oimVa

Unions see opportunity as new generation of organizers emerge amid pandemic
http://lri.link/35COvqQ

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2020 Saw Resurgence of Strikes as a Key Tactic for Labor Around the World
http://lri.link/3nJFMt8

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Healthcare

Hospital Offers Workers $500 to Get COVID-19 Vaccine
http://lri.link/3bJaSP8

California hospitals reach tentative agreement with RNs, avert strikes
http://lri.link/39rbMxb

For Health Care Workers, The Pandemic Is Fueling Renewed Interest In Unions
http://lri.link/38HGoLQ

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Alt-Labor

Minority Unions - A Major Concern for Employers in 2021 and Beyond?
http://lri.link/35CNsaF

Members-only Unions: Can They Help Revitalize Workplace Democracy?
http://lri.link/38DIYCf

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Minimum Rising

Raises from Coast to Coast in 2021
http://lri.link/3i9Py6F

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Labor Around the World

First USMCA report raises ‘serious concerns’ on Mexico labor law implementation
http://lri.link/35DGC4r

Collective Bargaining Needs a Fresh Start, in Canada and the US Alike
http://lri.link/3soYnhA