Unite Here has released a video criticizing Marriott’s “Green Choice” program as a job-cutting program branded as environmental measures. According to the union, “When there are less rooms to clean, housekeepers lose wages and benefits – and they also report pain, injury, and even using more harsh chemicals when cleaning ‘Green Choice’ rooms.” Click here…

In the midst of employee unrest, Google has turned to a union-busting company. The New York Times reports: “Google has hired an anti-union consulting firm to advise management as it deals with widespread worker unrest, including accusations that it has retaliated against organizers of a global walkout and cracked down on dissent inside the company. The firm, called IRI Consultants, appears to…

Cherri Senders, the founder and publisher of Labor 411, writes in the Sacramento Bee on why the recent phenomenon known as Black Thursday is terrible for American workers. “The calendar had barely flipped from October to November before retailers including Kohl’s, Macy’s and JC Penney announced that they would welcome deal-hungry shoppers on Thanksgiving Day,…

Amidst all the craziness, some people keep their heads, stand on principle and make a habit of doing the right thing. Around this time of year, we honor these good guys (and women) by recognizing them as Labor 411 Eagles. Unlike the far more pernicious Labor 411 Turkeys, the 411 Eagles deserve our thanks and…

It’s never a good thing to be a turkey as Thanksgiving nears. But the louts of labor who make up the 2nd annual list of Labor 411 Turkeys are foul (fowl?) all year long. These are the selfish, the greedy, the labor unfriendly, the clueless and the just plain rotten. Where the 2019 Labor 411…

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