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RWDSU Members Help Brighten Holidays
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28, 2016

RWDSU members in the New York and New Jersey areas were among those giving back to help the less fortunate in their communities this holiday season. CONTINUE READING

RWDSU Members Help Brighten Holidays
Seeking $15 wage and union rights, O'Hare airport workers vow to strike
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2016

Hundreds of workers at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport, one of the busiest in the nation, are planning to strike on Tuesday, Nov. 29 for union rights and higher wages. There was a possibility that the workers, mainly employed by private contractors as baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors, and wheelchair attendants, would strike during the busy Thanksgiving travel week. But during a press conference at the airport on Monday morning, a spokeswoman for the Service Employees International Union said that the group decided not to disrupt holiday travel. Read more.  CONTINUE READING

Seeking $15 wage and union rights, O'Hare airport workers vow to strike
Iowa RWDSU Members Ratify New Contract at Quaker Oats
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 2016

A $1,500 signing bonus and yearly wage increases are among the improvements won by Local 110 members in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. CONTINUE READING

Iowa RWDSU Members Ratify New Contract at Quaker Oats
Trader Joe's: Are we Having Fun Yet?
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2016

A piece at the New York Times details the lengths Trader Joe's workers may go to so they can constantly exude the chain's trademark cheer. CONTINUE READING

Trader Joe's: Are we Having Fun Yet?
RWDSU Endorses Mayor Bill de Blasio for Re-Election
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2016

The RWDSU announces endorsement of NYC Mayor for re-election. CONTINUE READING

RWDSU Endorses Mayor Bill de Blasio for Re-Election