The five states that comprise the Deep South – Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, and South Carolina – are notorious for their anti-worker, anti-union environment and laws. So it was a big momentum boost for Starbucks union organizers to win an election in Georgia yesterday. Two other Southern, but not Deep South, states have seen Starbucks…

The implementation of a milestone job ad salary disclosure law in New York City is being postponed because of objections from area businesses. The Associated Press reports: “Help wanted. The job: putting one of the nation’s most far-reaching salary disclosure laws into practice. Location: New York City. Just four months ago, city lawmakers overwhelmingly voted…

The world’s richest man wants more riches. And to do that, he has suggested firing Twitter workers, according to multiple reports. Yahoo Finance reports: “In conversations with bankers before he took Twitter private, Elon Musk suggested cutting workers, inviting influencers to create content, and introducing subscription services to improve Twitter’s bottom line, according to multiple…

Chipotle is in the hot seat after a worker filed a complaint with the NLRB that she was fired for union activities. The City reports: “Brenda Garcia led union efforts at Chipotle, participating in rallies, publicly speaking out against the fast casual chain flouting city labor regulations and answering questions from fellow “crew members” about…

Grinnell College in Iowa just made history by becoming the first wall-to-wall unionized undergraduate college in the country. The union put forward the following statement on the victory: “This morning [Tuesday April 26, 2022], National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) officials announced the final vote count in the election to expand the Union of Grinnell Student…