A contract deal has been reached between the United Steelworkers and Harley-Davidson at two plants. The Milwaukee-Sentinel reports: “Steelworkers at Harley-Davidson plants in Menomonee Falls and Tomahawk have voted to approve a new contract that includes a 14% wage increase over five years. Other terms of the deal approved Monday by United Steelworkers Local 2-209 and…

The Westin

1. Hawaii • Pct. of workers in unions: 23.1% • Change in union membership (2008-2018): -1.2 ppt. (25th largest decrease) • Union workers: 138,854 (24th fewest) • Avg. annual wage: $50,968 (22nd highest) 2. New York • Pct. of workers in unions: 22.3% • Change in union membership (2008-2018): -2.6 ppt. (15th largest decrease) • Union workers: 1,873,880 (2nd most) • Avg.…

Stop & Shop workers are officially on strike. Boston.com reports: “At 1 p.m. Thursday, more than 31,000 Stop & Shop workers across New England walked off the job. “We are officially out on strike,” Jeff Bollen, the president of United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1445, one of the five local unions representing the Quincy-based…

During rush hour Tuesday, more than 200 protestors with drums, pots, pans and picket signs streamed through the intersection of Normandie and Wilshire in Koreatown to bring awareness to the unresolved contract talks at The LINE Hotel. Workers at the boutique hotspot have been without a contract for four months and remain ready to strike if the…

By Jacob Bourne On April 10, AFSCME Local 3299 staged a single-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike against University of California, charging the school system with unlawful interference with workers’ rights. The strikes took place at UC Centers across the state including at UCSF Parnassus Medical Center in San Francisco and the UCLA Medical Center…