Teamsters give GOP first major donation in years with $45,000 to RNC
The Teamsters’ political committee has given $45,000 to the Republican National Committee, according to federal records, a significant departure for a powerful organized labor group that has more recently supported Democrats.

SENS-UAW, files third unfair labor practice claim against The New School
The union representing academic student workers at The New School filed a complaint earlier this month alleging the university is negotiating in “bad faith,” meaning it has no intention of reaching an agreement anytime soon.

EA Sports To Give College Football Players $600 To Appear In New Game
EA sports, a giant in college and professional sports video gaming, will give college football players $600 to appear in their upcoming EA Sports “College Football 25” game, the first time student athletes will be able to make a profit off their name, image and likeness for appearing in a video game.

Alamo Drafthouse Employees File Labor Complaints as They Wait for Union Election
In early January, employees at the Westminster and Sloan’s Lake locations of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema filed for elections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) — but those elections have yet to occur. In the meantime, there’s been plenty of other action.

Home Depot broke labor law by firing an employee with ‘BLM’ on apron, NLRB rules
The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday ruled that Home Depot violated the law by firing an employee after he refused to remove “BLM” (which stand for “Black Lives Matter”) messaging from his work apron.

“Reaching beyond the bare minimum of accessibility and equity”: Students and Access advocate for an inclusive campus
It is important that SIUE, as well as other institutions, aim to maintain an accessible environment for anyone who comes to campus. However, SIUE has a long way to go before achieving a completely accessible campus.

The US needs homes. But first, it needs the workers to build them.
The United States needs an estimated 7 million more homes to house everyone who needs shelter. But to build all those homes, experts say, America would need many more construction workers.

Allegations Against Workday’s AI Hiring Tools
The 2023 proposed class action asserts that Workday’s platform, widely utilized by major corporations for candidate screening, violates Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and other federal statutes by discriminating based on race, age, and disability.

Leader of Easton Area Community Center alleges racism, hostile environment led to her firing
Community leaders rallied Wednesday in support of a recently fired Easton Area Community Center employee who said she was let go after complaining about a hostile work environment that included racism and gender bias.

Sara Boyns, Workplace Law: Gender identity and expression harassment
An employer can be liable when customers, co-workers or other third parties harass an employee because of their gender identity or expression.