US District Judge Victor Marrero issued an injunction Friday that prevents Northwest Airlines flight attendants from striking
or engaging in other disruptive work actions, stating that such actions could cripple the bankrupt carrier and unduly damage the US transportation system.
Some Northwest travelers said operations appear to be normal, but the union representing the striking
mechanics says cancellations are increasing.
Today, the UFCW and AFL-CIO will hold their biggest rally yet at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, where they expect 10,000 striking
and locked-out workers to gather.
The order also requires the company to pay the union's bargaining costs and the $500,000 in strike assistance provided by the USWA to the striking
workers are trying to support families on $140 per week.
Since New York State has traditionally been unionized, unlike in other states, one cheerful note for the strikers is that they will be able to collect unemployment benefits, but that is after seven weeks of striking
In 1919 Harold Laski, then a young instructor at Harvard, came under fierce attack from prominent donors, alumni, and students for publicly declaring his support for striking
Due to a lag time in pay distribution, striking
workers will not receive a paycheck until March 30.
clerks have lost their medical benefits and face cuts in their picket payments from the union.
At one Sixth Avenue property, a couple of striking
workers wearing their red and while strike signboards stood forlornly in front of the office tower while replacement workers around the corner gleefully chipped away at the ice and snow, saying they were happy to be making $10 to $15 per hour.
The history of miners' unions in Third Republic France thus allows Cohn to explore his hypothesis about frequent striking
in periods of syndical unity and schism.
At meetings around the Puget Sound area yesterday (March 1) members of the union representing striking
Boeing engineers and technical workers said they are standing solid behind their negotiation teams and not falling for the company's attempt to scare them back to work by declaring negotiations are at impasse.
Labor leaders from across the country rallied in Century City on Tuesday in support of Southern California's 70,000 striking
supermarket workers and called for a boycott of Safeway stores nationwide.
Wide spaced drilling at Kvartsberget or Quartz Mountain immediately south of the west and central pits has indicated an extensive east-northeast striking
quartz vein system.
Negotiations between Southern California's three largest supermarket chains and their 70,000 striking
employees resumed Saturday, but no progress was reported as the strike enters its seventh week.