New York Times workers stage walk out to protest collective bargaining

NEW YORK — More than 300 journalists and media workers collectively walked out of the workplace for about ten minutes on Monday to protest contract negotiations between their union and management of the New York Times. Those who walked are members of the Newspaper Guild of New York. The afternoon’s …

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Labor lawyer swears in union recruits against Prop. 32

Oakland labor lawyer David Rosenfeld left no doubt Friday where he stands on the anti-union California ballot measure known as Proposition 32. During the CWA’s annual District 9 Northern California-Nevada stewards conference in Reno, Rosenfeld had the participants raise their right hands and “swear or affirm” to talk against, organize …

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Locked out Castlewood workers will return to work in October

After two years of stalling and dirty tricks by management, Castlewood Country Club has been advised to end its lockout – and quickly. An administrative law judge with the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Aug. 17 that the lockout was illegal. The judge told the company to reinstate the workers …

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Report language access barriers in California courts

Members of the California Federation of Interpreters want to bolster equal access to justice in California by documenting language services problems in the courts. CFI, part of Local 39521, needs your help collecting incident reports which detail instances of barriers to justice. These barriers include, but are not limited to events like the following: Hearings or attorney-client interviews …

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