Labor Relations Ink October 2017

Labor Relations Ink October 2017

In this issue: What Have You Done For Me Lately? Another Union Financial Scandal Weinstein, SEIU Style Are Supervisors The Next Micro Unit? Insight, Scoreboard, Teamster Beat and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site....

Nurses Get More Than They Bargained For

When nurses at a Massachusetts hospital walked out the door for a one-day strike, they got five days off instead. Berkshire Medical Center hired a nurses staffing firm and, according to contract, had to provide the replacement nurses with a total of 60 hours of work....
Auto Workers

Auto Workers

North American unionized auto manufacturers will fall behind non-union manufacturers in production output this year, according to an IHS Markit forecast. When Tesla output is combined with European and Asian automakers with a footprint in the U.S. and Canada, their...
Labor Around The World

Labor Around The World

U.S. automaker Tesla acquired a German company last year, and recently avoided a union drive by German union IG Metall. Tesla management and a plant workers council came to terms on pay increases. Tesla head Elon Musk had made it clear that he didn’t believe IG Metall...
Labor Relations Ink September 2017

Labor Relations Ink September 2017

In this issue: Perception & Reality Do As I Say… Never Squander A Good Crisis Who Needs Another Social Network? SEIU Watch, Insight, Sticky Fingers, Scoreboard and more… The bottom of each story contains a link to the individual post on our site. ********** Labor...