Compass Coffee union vote mired in challenges
Compass Coffee and workers at seven locations in Washington, D.C., and Virginia, comprising five potential bargaining units, will face a period of extended uncertainty following a union election Tuesday.

Another Trump Presidency Could Be Disastrous For Unions
But anyone who thinks Trump wouldn’t be hostile to unions should review the actions of his first stint in the White House. He placed anti-union officials in critical roles at labor agencies. He stripped away basic workplace protections that labor advocates had fought for. He shaped a conservative majority on the Supreme Court that made the entire U.S. public sector “right-to-work.”

J.D. Vance says he is pro-worker. Here’s what he really believes
While he has paid lip service to organized labor—and even made an appearance on a picket line—his record and rhetoric on labor issues paints a very different picture.

Nation’s largest teachers union locks out staff amid strike that disrupted Biden speech
While the National Education Association is used to being behind teacher strikes across the country, it has been gripped by the effects of a strike from its own staff for nearly two weeks as labor negotiations unfold.

Why a Prominent Labor Union President Spoke at the RNC
O’Brien gave a speech that was no doubt anathema to many Republican bigwigs and business donors: He said that far too many greedy corporations exploit their workers and that America’s laws make it far too difficult for workers to unionize and get contracts that lift their pay and benefits.

Viral Layoffs: Important Considerations for Employment Actions in the Digital Age
Social media usage remains ubiquitous in 2024, and a recent trend sees the increased use of social media by employees to document their experiences with layoffs and disciplinary actions in the workplace.

Teachers union sues Columbus City Schools over substitute teacher contracts, state law
The union representing Columbus City Schools teachers sued the district Tuesday after it says the district violated state law by not renewing the contracts of nearly 30 substitute teachers.

California District Court Rules That Software Vendor Is Subject to Title VII, the ADA, the ADEA
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California determined that Workday, Inc. (“Workday”), a provider of AI-infused human resources (HR) software, can be held liable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 (ADEA), and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

What not to write in job postings
Job ads can serve as prime vectors for discrimination claims if employers aren’t thoughtful about them.





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