United/Continental Pilots Get Authority To Call Strike Vote

United/Continental Pilots Get Authority To Call Strike Vote

Even though United Airlines and Continental have merged just about everything else, the pilots remain represented by two different groups at the Air Line Pilots Association. Even so, all pilots for the merged carriers received union approval to ask members to vote on a strike if negotiations with management break down. [More]

Court Sides With Starbucks In Dispute Over Labor Union Pins

Court Sides With Starbucks In Dispute Over Labor Union Pins

You won’t be seeing Starbucks baristas sporting aprons covered in Industrial Workers of the World pins anytime in the near future, after a U.S. appeals court ruled today that the coffee company is within its rights to stop employees from wearing too much of the pro-union flare. [More]

In These Harsh Times, Is It OK To Be A Scab?

In These Harsh Times, Is It OK To Be A Scab?

Mike poses a question to you, wise ones — is it OK to cross a picket line during a strike if you really, really need a job? [More]