Thinking Outside the Box for Worker Power

Labor Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/CN07042020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     In organizing unions, captive audience meetings are the scourge of organizing drives.  The employers have the right to make the meetings mandatory in order to deliver their anti-union screeds, but union representatives are unable to attend.  Organizers spend hours preparing committee members and …

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Getting OSHA on the Job

Labor Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/CN05252020.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSPearl River     If there were ever a time that workers needed to feel safe on the job, it’s got to be now in the middle of a pandemic.  Even with the lifting of restrictions in different states and various businesses reopening, many workers are still …

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National Labor Relations Board Twists the Knife in the Heart of Unions and Workers

Labor Organizing National Politics

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/CN11192019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans    It may be hard to remember, but the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is supposed to ensure the right of workers to organize and safeguard the stated public policy expounded in the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), which favors collective bargaining. Under …

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NLRB Unilaterally Shrinks the Value of Collective Bargaining

Labor Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09122019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSTunis   As fewer and fewer workers are members of unions and enjoying the rights and privileges of working under the protections of a collective bargaining contract, perhaps the National Labor Relations Board thinks that it doesn’t matter if they take away rights from such workers.  …

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Another Labor Day, Time to Notice Workers and Skewer Unions

Labor Organizing

https://chieforganizer.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/CN09022019.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | RSSNew Orleans    Most of the world celebrates workers and Labor Day on May 1st, but the vestiges of “better dead than red,” have diluted Labor Day in the USA to a celebration of the end of summer, school openings, and, oh, yeah, workers are worth …

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