Industry News

Warehouse Workers Walk Off the Job in Illinois

December 23, 2021

Date: December 23, 2021 by Jeff Schuhrke, In These Times On Wednesday morning, several dozen Amazon workers at two separate Chicago-area delivery stations staged a walkout to demand raises and safer working conditions, making it the first time the tech giant has seen a multi-site work stoppage in the United States. Coming just three days before Christmas to ensure maximum impact, […]

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John Oliver Discusses The Mechanics Of Union Busting

November 17, 2021

Date: November 17, 2021 By John Oliver, HBO and YouTube John Oliver discusses the mechanics of union busting, why the companies who do it face so few consequences, and what it really means when your manager wants to talk to you about “your attendance.” Click on the link below for access to this video on YouTube Union […]

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Flight Attendants at American Eagle Carrier Piedmont Vote 100% to Strike

October 22, 2021

Date: October 22, 2021 Flight Attendants at American Eagle carrier Piedmont overwhelmingly voted this week to authorize a strike, with 100% in support of authorizing the strike. Piedmont Flight Attendants represented by the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA have been engaged in contract negotiations for more than three years. Negotiations stalled after management put forward an offer […]

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Our bosses are so disconnected, we need to win to protect future generations…

October 19, 2021

Date: October 19, 2021 Jamie Killin, Business Insider About 1,400 Kellogg employees are striking over pay and benefits, including Kellogg’s two-tier employment system. Kellogg employee Robert Jensen told Insider that while the fight doesn’t directly impact him, he’s striking for future generations. This is Jensen’s story, as told to freelance writer Jamie Killin.   Striking Kellogg […]

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Fasting for a Contract – United Airlines’ Catering Workers Won’t Eat for 24 Hours.

February 12, 2020

Source:Andrea Leinfelder Houston Chronicle (TNS) Photo: (Brett Coomer / Houston Chronicle ) Feb 12th, 2020 Roughly 2,500 catering workers, including some 780 in Houston, joined the Unite Here union in late 2018 but don’t yet have a contract with United Airlines. Seeking higher wages and frustrated with the pace of negotiations, the workers will fast […]

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House Passes Bill to Rewrite Labor Laws and Strengthen Unions

February 7, 2020

Source: Washington Post By: Eli Rosenberg Feb. 6, 2020 at 8:21 p.m. CST One of the most significant bills to strengthen workers’ abilities to organize in the past 80 years passed the House on Thursday,the latest sign of momentum for the labor movement. The Protecting the Right to Organize Act, known as the PRO Act, would […]

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United’s Fourth Quarter & Full Year Earnings Reported

January 22, 2020

United’s Fourth Quarter and Full Year Earnings Live Event will be held tomorrow, January 22, 2020.For more information on our financial performance, please visit Also, remember that Earnings Live is Wednesday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. CT. You can find more information about Earnings Live on the company’s website. United reported fourth quarter net […]

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United Airlines’ next CEO is a ‘details guy’ who will have labor contracts and the 737 Max on his plate

December 14, 2019

CNBC FRIDAY DEC 6, 2019 LESLIE JOSEPHS PHOTO: Kamil Krzaczynski | Reuters United Airlines’ next CEO helped orchestrate a stunning turnaround of the one-time industry laggard. His challenge: keeping it up. Scott Kirby, United’s current president who left American Airlines as president in 2016 and quickly took the same role at rival United, on Thursday was […]

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United Airlines CEO Oscar Munoz 2018 Compensation

November 25, 2019

Source: AFL-CIO In 2018, the CEO of United Airlines Holdings, Inc. made 144 times his median employee’s pay for a total compensation of 10, 493,832. Total Compensation For Year 2018: $10,493,832 Salary $1,250,000 Bonus $0 Value of Stock Awards $5,250,024 Value of Option Awards $0 Non-Equity Incentive Plan Compensation $3,804,775 Change in Pension Value and Deferred Compensation Earnings […]

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United Releases Third Quarter Financial Performance Results

November 25, 2019

United’s third-quarter net income jumped nearly 23% to more than $1.02 billion from the year-earlier period on revenue of $11.38 billion, an increase of 3.4% from a year ago, but below the nearly $11.42 billion analysts’ expectations. United’s earnings per share came in at $4.07 on an adjusted basis, compared with $3.97 a share Wall […]

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