Unions look out for consumers, corporations look out for profit
“Weeks before the engine failure caused a passenger death, Southwest Airlines mechanics union warned of a “ostrich-like head-in-the-sand approach” regarding problems with the company’s aircraft maintenance program, according to a report.”
Southwest Airlines mechanics union warned of a “ostrich-like head-in-the-sand approach” regarding the aircraft’s maintenance program.
Union Yes ✔️
JetBlue flight attendants voted to join the Transport Workers Union.
DeMoro is a true leader. I’m sure she’s left the Nurse’s Union well prepared to fight on in her absence.
Sen. Bernie Sanders calls her “very tough” and “an invaluable ally.” Longtime consumer advocate Ralph Nader praises her as “the greatest labor organizer of her time.” AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka admires her “iron will.” Filmmaker Michael Moore says she is “the pain-in-the-ass labor leader all w…
Meanwhile in Germany…the power of unions in full display. 4.3% raises and a 28 hour work week!
IG Metall’s landmark deal is seen as benchmark for other sectors
Meanwhile in Germany. #unionYes
“Far more controversial is IG Metall’s call for employees to be allowed to switch to a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages. That demand has been met with fierce resistance from company bosses, and stirred wider debate about quality of life and the future of work in booming Germany.”
Thanks to strong bargaining power, the IG Metall union, which represents some 3.9 million workers in the metal and electrical industries, is pushing for a 6% wage increase and a 28-hour week for a two-year period — with limited impact on wages.