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Archive: Apr 2021

  • CWA Called Out For Allegedly Spreading “Misinformation” On Pay Discrepancies

    Posted on Apr 30, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Gannett, the newspaper management firm, issued a devastating fact-check of a misleading report published by the Communications Workers of America’s NewsGuild. The journalist union claimed that Gannett was paying non-white and female reporters less than their white male counterparts. The report was based on the survey responses of 450 journalists in 14 Gannett newsrooms. Unionized […]

  • RWDSU Has Itself to Blame For Blowout Loss at Amazon Facility

    Posted on Apr 19, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    No amount of support from Democrats — including President Biden — could save the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU) from suffering a blowout loss at an Amazon facility in Bessemer, Alabama earlier this month. The RWDSU received just 738 votes in favor of being represented by the union from the group of nearly 5,800 workers. […]

  • Longshoremen’s Association Linked to Lack of Diversity, Crime, and Corruption

    Posted on Apr 01, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Years of reports detailing mob influence at ports in New York and New Jersey have finally been released by the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor. The reports had been kept under wraps for years out of fear that they would drive away business. Now public, these documents describe how the International Longshoremen’s Association’s (ILA) […]