Foxwood Bartenders Will Vote Again

Foxwood Bartenders Will Vote Again

UFCW local 371 has agreed to a new election under tribal law to avoid what could be years of litigation over sovereignty at Foxwood Casino. The UFCW won an NLRB election last July and the Board certified those result on March 17th having dismissed charges that the...
What Union Democracy Looks Like

What Union Democracy Looks Like

During organizing drives and state budget protests, unions like to preach a great deal about democracy and what it should look like.  Here’s the real story – when it comes to union run elections “democracy” generally means you pay dues for the right to vote for...
Union Election Set at United

Union Election Set at United

The National Mediation Board has authorized a representation election for flight attendants at United Airlines, seven months after the closing of the merger between United and Continental Airlines, according to Crain’s Chicago Business. Flight attendants will choose...
Hoffa Wrist-Slapped for Bribes

Hoffa Wrist-Slapped for Bribes

Although it’s business as usual for just about every union election ever conducted, we’re happy to see a court-appointed election supervisor at least dare to find fault with Teamster President James Hoffa’s (latest) attempts to bribe his way to reelection. The...