Michigan Daily: LEO-GLAM demonstrates on the Diag to raise support during ongoing negotiations

Michigan Daily: LEO-GLAM demonstrates on the Diag to raise support during ongoing negotiations . “Members of the Galleries, Librarians, Archivists and Museums (GLAM) subunit of the Lecturers’ Employee Organization (LEO) at the University of Michigan staged a protest on all three U-M campuses on Thursday afternoon. Approximately 100 LEO-GLAM members gathered on the Diag to rally support for their ongoing contract bargaining process with the University.”

A new front opens in Southern California’s grocery store labor dispute: TikTok (Los Angeles Times)

Los Angeles Times: A new front opens in Southern California’s grocery store labor dispute: TikTok – Los Angeles Times. “Labor disputes are as old as capitalism itself, but the battlefields they play out on are continually evolving. That’s a lesson that Ralphs learned this week when — after grocery workers across Southern California voted to authorize a strike — a digital activist threw a TikTok-shaped wrench in the chain’s efforts to preempt walkouts by hiring temporary ‘scab’ workers.”

US Meat Plants Relaxed Some COVID-19 Safety Protocols After Outbreaks: Unions (European Supermarket Magazine)

European Supermarket Magazine: US Meat Plants Relaxed Some COVID-19 Safety Protocols After Outbreaks: Unions . “Across the country, US meat and chicken plants that reported some of the country’s largest coronavirus outbreaks last year have eased or adjusted protective measures implemented near the start of the pandemic, according to interviews with ten plant employees, union officials and advocates for workers.”

Washington Post: The worker revolt comes to a Dollar General in Connecticut

Washington Post: The worker revolt comes to a Dollar General in Connecticut. “The afternoon shift workers at Dollar General No. 18060 had listened with growing panic as an executive accused their store manager of stealing. They could hear the yelling and threats in the back office, a scene that had shaken all of them — especially Shellie Parsons. In a life marked by poverty, addiction and physical abuse, Parsons, 37, had come to see her store — a beige prefabricated building on the outskirts of town — as her haven, a $15.75-an-hour pathway to a better life. She was desperately afraid of losing it.”

Cornell Chronicle: Police union websites preserved by library archive

Cornell Chronicle: Police union websites preserved by library archive. “Spearheaded by the library’s Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives in Catherwood Library, in the ILR School, the Police Unions and Associations archive features a curated collection of 165 public safety organizations’ websites, from the Alliance of Hispanic Law Enforcement to the Vulcan Society, a fraternal organization of Black New York City firefighters. Each represents one of four constituencies: labor unions, professional associations, minority law enforcement organizations and police accountability organizations.”

DigitalNC: Additional Materials from the Crystal Lee Sutton Collection at Alamance Community College Now Online

DigitalNC: Additional Materials from the Crystal Lee Sutton Collection at Alamance Community College Now Online . “Alamance Community College houses and cares for a wide variety of materials and artifacts documenting the career of Crystal Lee Sutton, a labor activist who came to national prominence when her story was fictionalized in the movie Norma Rae. Before her passing, Sutton donated the collection to the College and we have helped digitize another batch to share on DigitalNC.”

AP: Disney Reaches Vaccination Agreement With Union Workers

AP: Disney Reaches Vaccination Agreement With Union Workers. ” Florida’s Walt Disney World will now require union employees as well as non-union and salaried workers to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to keep their jobs at the theme park. The deal was reached Monday with a union coalition, shortly after the Pfizer vaccine earned full Food and Drug Administration approval.”

Newsweek: Danny DeVito Gets Twitter Verification Back After Abrupt Loss of Status Sparks Outrage

Newsweek: Danny DeVito Gets Twitter Verification Back After Abrupt Loss of Status Sparks Outrage. “Danny DeVito’s Twitter account was briefly unverified before being reinstated, after he tweeted support for striking Nabisco workers. As walkouts spread across U.S. Nabisco bakeries, with union workers protesting proposed changes amid contract negotiations, screen star DeVito took to Twitter to express solidarity on Wednesday.”

Engadget: NLRB expands its Google complaint for alleged retaliatory dismissals

Engadget: NLRB expands its Google complaint for alleged retaliatory dismissals. “The US National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is expanding its complaint against Google to include three additional former employees of the company, according to Recode. When the agency first accused the search giant of illegally firing some of its workers for organizing, it took up the cases of two individuals.”