Our union meetings are held every third Thursday of the month at the union hall, 6000 Erdman Ave. Baltimore, MD 21205. Start time is 5 p.m. Please be present and on time. (And bring a coworker.)
Today in Labor History Feb. 22, 2018: Some 34,000 public school teachers throughout West Virginia struck today in protest of poor pay (they were ranked as the 48th worst-paid throughout the 50 states) and concerns over health care costs. They returned to work March 7 after scoring a 5 percent raise. The strike inspired aggressive teacher action in several other low-wage states including Oklahoma, Kentucky and Arizona. ~ Union Communications Services
GM to Slash 14,000+ Jobs from North American Workforce
Updated On: Nov 26, 2018
Nov. 26, 2018| ECONOMY | In the most far-reaching shake-up since the company emerged from bankruptcy more than eight years ago, General Motors will shutter three North American assembly plants and two other facilities, while also eliminating 15 percent of its salaried and salaried contract workforce, moves that together will cost an estimated 14,700 jobs. Included on the chopping block are powertrain plants in Warren, Michigan, and Baltimore, Maryland. The plant closures are scheduled to take place in what will already be a tense environment… NBC NewsRelated: According to GM, tariffs on steel have cost the company $1 billion.