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Mar 29, 2023

Grad assistants, library workers rally in Annapolis for collective bargaining rights

University graduate assistants and public library employees renewed their calls for Maryland lawmakers to allow them to unionize.

Mar 27, 2023

Chipotle agrees to pay after closing store that sought union

Chipotle Mexican Grill has agreed to pay former employees as part of a settlement stemming from a complaint after it closed a restaurant where workers wanted to unionize.

Starbucks employees and supporters react as votes are read during a union-election watch party Dec. 9, 2021, in Buffalo, New York. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex, File)
Mar 2, 2023

Starbucks violated worker rights in union fight, labor judge rules

A federal labor judge has ordered Starbucks to reinstate seven fired workers after finding that the company violated labor laws “hundreds of times” during a unionization campaign in Buffalo.

Jan 12, 2023

As Starbucks unionizing slows, some strike, others skeptical

Labor organizers hope this will be the year that Starbucks’ U.S. workers finally negotiate a union contract, though bargaining is at a standstill.

Jan 3, 2023

Video game workers in Md. form Microsoft’s first US labor union

A group of video game testers based in Maryland is forming Microsoft's first labor union in the U.S.

Dec 14, 2022

Maryland public defenders vote to join state workers’ union

Maryland public defenders voted Tuesday to unionize after a two-year effort.

Dec 5, 2022

Was this manslaughter or mercy?

Welcome to Monday, the 89th anniversary of the end of Prohibition. Here are some other news items. — British man will plead guilty to manslaughter in alleged mercy killing of wife. — Fired Harvard fencing coach faces bribery charge in admissions scandal. — Nevada disbars attorney who formed firm with nonlawyer who did legal work. […]

President Joe Biden speaks about threats to democracy on Nov. 2, 2022, at the Columbus Club in Union Station, near the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Dec 2, 2022

Rail strike averted: Biden signs bill enforcing agreement

President Joe Biden signed a bill to avert a freight rail strike that he said could have plunged the U.S. into a catastrophic recession.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, right, listens as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington on Nov. 29, 2022, about their meeting with President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Dec 1, 2022

Congress votes to avert rail strike amid dire warnings

Legislation to avert what could have been an economically ruinous freight rail strike won final approval in Congress on Thursday.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, right, listens as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California speaks to reporters at the White House in Washington on Nov. 29, 2022, about their meeting with President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Nov 30, 2022

House votes to avert rail strike, impose deal on unions

The U.S. House moved urgently to head off the looming nationwide rail strike, passing a bill that would bind companies and workers to a proposed settlement.

Locomotives are coupled to railway cars in the Selkirk rail yard on Sept. 14, 2022, in Selkirk, New York. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
Nov 29, 2022

Railroad unions decry Biden’s plan to block possible strike

Railroad unions decried President Joe Biden's call for Congress to intervene in their contract dispute.

Locomotives are coupled to railway cars in the Selkirk rail yard on Sept. 14, 2022, in Selkirk, New York. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
Nov 21, 2022

Consumers could pay price if railroads, unions can’t agree

Consumers could see higher gas prices and product shortages during the winter holiday season if railroads and all of their unions can't agree on new contracts.

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