Jacob Bourne This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories.  Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! With a nearly two-month long strike in the rear view mirror, 2,500 of San Francisco’s hotel workers, members of UNITE HERE! Local 2, have emerged with…

For the first time ever, Guggenheim Museum employees are going union. The New York Times reports: “Workers at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum voted Thursday night to join Local 30 of the International Union of Operating Engineers, which will be the first organized bargaining unit at the institution. The new union, which was approved by a vote…

The Westin

Face it, Americans in 2019 have it a lot easier than we did in 1776. Running water. Modern medicine. Video streaming. In honor of Independence Day, here’s a list of “revolutionary” brands and products that are made by companies that treat their workers fairly. All-American? You bet. These were game-changers, and we wouldn’t want to…

Ikea workers in Illinois are going union! The Chicago Sun Times reports: “Workers at Ikea distribution centers in Joliet and Minooka have voted to unionize with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, part of a global campaign targeting the furniture retailer. The union, known as IAM, said it has won the right to…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! The future of organized labor rests solidly on the shoulders of the next generation, and even in a post-Janus era, the signs are excellent that millennials are ready…

Last year, Salesforce Tower opened in San Francisco. One of the tallest buildings in the country coming online would be a high-water mark for most cities, but not the City by the Bay. With a new arena, more skyscrapers and massive redevelopments in the works, San Francisco’s evolution is just getting started. And it’s all…