Planned Parenthood workers in 5 Midwest states seek unionMay 26, 2022 GMT
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — About 400 workers at Planned Parenthood offices in five states said Thursday they plan to unionize as their employer deals with the potential loss of business in states where abortions may become illegal if the U.S.
Starbucks in Maine is first in state to announce union planMay 13, 2022 GMT
BIDDEFORD, Maine (AP) — Workers at a Starbucks store in Maine became the first in the state to announce their intent to unionize on Friday.
The six employees at the Biddeford store joined workers at dozens of Starbucks locations around the country who have sought to unionize.
Eugene Starbucks first in Oregon to unionizeApril 14, 2022 GMT
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Baristas and other employees at an Oregon Starbucks have voted to unionize, the first in the state and the latest in a nationwide push to organize the coffee shop chain.
The South Eugene Starbucks unanimously approved the formation of a union Wednesday, KLCC/Oregon Public Broadcasting reported.
Seattle Starbucks unionizes in coffee giant’s home cityMarch 22, 2022 GMT
SEATTLE (AP) — Baristas and other employees at a Seattle Starbucks have voted to unionize, the first such vote in the city where Starbucks originated and the latest in a nationwide push to organize the coffee shop chain.
Second Starbucks store near Buffalo votes to unionizeJanuary 11, 2022 GMT
A second Starbucks store near Buffalo, New York, has voted to unionize, one of a growing number of the coffee chain’s stores seeking to organize workers.
Workers at the store, in the suburb of Cheektowaga, voted 15-9 in favor of representation by Workers United, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union.
WVa hospital employees get raises, must pay health premiumsDecember 2, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A three-year contract ratified by union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital includes annual wage increases but requires them to begin paying health insurance premiums starting in 2023.
Union workers ratify contract, end strike at WVa hospitalDecember 2, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Union maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital ratified a contract Wednesday to end a month-old strike, the hospital announced.
Members of the Service Employees International Union District 119 ratified the three-year contract covering more than 900 workers at Cabell Huntington Hospital.
WVa hospital, striking union set to resume negotiationsNovember 29, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Negotiations are set to resume for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital.
Representatives for Cabell Huntington Hospital and more than 900 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 are scheduled to return to the bargaining table on Tuesday, the hospital said.
Health care coverage axed for striking WVa hospital workersNovember 11, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Health care coverage has been stopped for striking maintenance and service workers at a West Virginia hospital, a union said.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 went on strike last week at Cabell Huntington Hospital after their contract expired.
Maintenance, service workers strike at WVa hospitalNovember 3, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Maintenance and service union workers at a West Virginia hospital went on strike Wednesday after their contract expired.
About 1,000 members of the the Service Employees International Union District 1999 walked off the job at noon at Cabell Huntington Hospital, one of the largest employers in Huntington.
Hospital workers give notice of possible strikeOctober 21, 2021 GMT
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Maintenance and service union workers at a West Virginia hospital have given notice that they intend to strike if a new contract isn't reached soon.
The Service Employees International Union voted Wednesday in favor of giving a 10-day strike notice to Cabell Huntington Hospital, news outlets reported.
Some Oregon state employees get more time for COVID vaccineSeptember 22, 2021 GMT
More than half of Oregon’s state employees have an extra six weeks to get fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a deadline has been pushed back to Nov. 30.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the change affects about 24,000 state employees represented by the Service Employees International Union 503 out of about 42,000 state executive branch employees.
New head of largest state worker union won’t back NewsomMay 26, 2021 GMT
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The new president-elect of California’s largest state employee union said Tuesday that the influential organization won’t back Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom’s effort to fend off a likely recall election this fall.
$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscapeMay 20, 2019 GMT
From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire 2020 Democratic presidential field agrees that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled, to $15 an hour.