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Archive: Oct 2023

  • Was the UAW Strike Really Worth It For Workers?

    Posted on Oct 30, 2023 by Team

    After six long weeks of strike, the UAW and Ford have finally reached a tentative agreement. At the cost of billions of dollars to the economy and thousands of jobs, the agreement must have been something special.  Overall, the highlights of the agreement with the UAW are: A 25% pay increase over the next three […]

  • New Report Exposes Allegations of Workplace Misconduct at 1199 SEIU

    Posted on Oct 13, 2023 by Team

    Today, the Center for Union Facts launched a new report shedding light on allegations of racial discrimination and sexual harassment at 1199 SEIU – one of the largest local unions in the country that represents workers up and down the East Coast. The report is the latest in an ongoing national campaign to educate workers […]

  • SEIU Affiliate Workers United Defends Terrorism

    Posted on Oct 12, 2023 by Team

    Workers United – an affiliate of the SEIU – seems to have found a new cause to rally around and it has little to do with organizing baristas.  In the wake of recent attacks on Israel by Hamas terrorists, Starbucks Workers United and its organizers have taken to X – formerly known as Twitter – […]