When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, many dental practices closed their doors. But Aava Dental, which has proudly served union members and their dependents for 20 years, stepped up to the front lines. Aava Offices are providing palliative emergency dental care for patients free of charge during the pandemic. If a dental emergency arises, said Aava’s…

Congressional members are looking into potential conflicts of interests among Trump-appointed members of the NLRB. The Washington Post reports: “The House Committee on Education and Labor filed a subpoena against the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday for records about potential conflicts of interest among board members, which the committee has been seeking. The legal…

There is turbulence at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport over revelations that concessionaire HMS Host has benefited from valuable rent relief from the County while its laid off workers have lost health insurance. Dozens of laid off airport food service workers protested and presented the Airport Director Barry Rondinella—who approved the relief—with a letter demanding…

The much loved fall gathering known as Oktoberfest may look a little bit different this year due to limitations on large public gatherings and social distance requirements. But you can still celebrate at home by raising a pint of a favorite fall ale and chasing it down with a bite of something salty. As you…

Airline layoffs would have consequences far beyond the airline industry, unions warn. Yahoo Finance reports: “The largest airline union in North America is warning Congress that compounded economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, beyond lost jobs, is a certainty if additional stimulus funding is not soon allocated to the industry. “If we don’t support the…

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit workplaces particularly hard. With so many workers under one roof, sharing the same air ventilation system, it is more important than ever for employers to provide a safe work environment. Yet many are failing to do so. In response, the AFL-CIO is looking to create greater awareness about safety throughout…

Canadian workers have picked Ford for a strike should negotiations fail. The Detroit Free Press reports: “If negotiations with Canadian autoworkers falter, Ford could face a strike. Unifor, the union representing Canadian autoworkers, has picked Ford Motor Co. as the company it expects will set the pattern bargaining for the Detroit Three and possibly as a strike target.…

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