A new lawsuit alleges that managers at Tyson, whose owner’s wealth grew $600 million during the pandemic, were betting on the number of employees that would contract COVID-19. The Washington Post reports: “As the novel coronavirus ripped through a pork processing plant in Waterloo, Iowa, in April, Tyson Foods supervisors not only kept the facility…

The National Relations Board currently has four members, with one seat vacant. The Board is composed of four Republicans and one Democrat. They are: John Ring, Chairman, appointed by President Trump. Term ends December, 2022. Marvin Kaplan, appointed by President Trump. Term ends August, 2025. William Emmanuel, appointed by President Trump. Term ends August, 2021.…

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case involving farmworker union organizing but which could have consequences that reach farther than the labor movement. Vox reports: “The Supreme Court announced on Friday that it would hear Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, a case targeting a 45-year-old California regulation that allows union organizers to briefly…

Home care workers got good news today. PBS reports: “A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration rule that opponents said would have harmed the bargaining rights of more than 500,000 home health care workers in California and several hundred thousand additional workers across the nation. San Francisco-based U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria found that the U.S. Department…

As President Donald Trump refuses to concede the election, Joe Biden has moved ahead with meeting industry leaders, including labor union officials. The Hill reports: “President-elect Joe Biden held a virtual meeting with major industry CEOs and labor union leaders on Monday to discuss the economic recovery during the coronavirus pandemic. Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris participated…

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