In one of the largest back-pay cases in the state’s history, 150 car rental workers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Washington won nearly two million dollars last week in back-pay and interest from Hertz and Thrifty rental agencies after the companies failed pay workers the minimum wage. The small city of SeaTac, where the airport ...
National daily labor radio newscast from WIN: – Right-Wing State Policy Network Plots “Mortal Blow” Against Unions – Lax Environmental, Health And Safety Standards Made Houston More Vulnerable to Harvey – Low Wage Chicago FF15 Workers, SEIU Launch Campaign To Unseat Anti-Worker Illinois Governor Rauner
Low-wage Chicago workers and the Service Employees International Union are planning a major Labor Day rally to launch a massive voter engagement drive aimed at defeating anti-union Illinois governor Bruce Rauner in response to his attacks on unions and recent veto of a $15/hour minimum wage for 2.3 million workers. The voter drive in Illinois ...