Issue Number: IR-2014-114
New Standard Mileage Rates Now Available; Business Rate to Rise in 2015
Growing Graduate Employee Movement Pursues Collective Bargaining Rights at Private Universities
NEW YORK, NY — Unions seeking representation for more than 3,000 research and teaching assistants (RAs and TAs) filed certification petitions with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) today. Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC-UAW), the union for 2,800 Columbia University RAs and TAs, and Student Employees of New School (SENS-UAW), the union for over 350 RAs and TAs at the New School, filed petitions at the Manhattan NLRB office to become part of the UAW.Read more >>>
The Time Is Now!
Dec 10, 2014 — Dec 10, 2014 — Great news! Thanks to your support through signatures, phone calls and emails, Chicago is one step closer to a cleaner choice at the pump. Tuesday, the City... Read more
Our country's immigration system is broken. Reforming immigration will help protect all workers from exploitation and unfair competition. Without a pathway to citizenship, millions of workers are forced into a shadow economy and exploited by unscrupulous employers. When all workers are on equal footing, unscrupulous employers will not easily be able to pit one group of workers against another, driving down wages.
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Exhibition DVDs are now available. Purchases will greatly aid the wide distribution and promotion of this important film, especially toward the effort to educate and activate young generations. Attached is an Order Form for your convenience.