Holmesburg: New Foundations High School Teachers Attempt To Unionize

Holmesburg: New Foundations High School Teachers Attempt To Unionize

One night last November, Alicia Lynch finally got home from her job as a school counselor at New Foundations Charter High School. She just wanted to share a meal with her husband and three children. “As I am eating dinner with my family, I receive a text from a co-worker to check my email immediately,” […]

 

Casinos: UNITE HERE Philadelphia Stands Up for SugarHouse Employees

While the still-undecided final location of Philadelphia’s second gaming license dominates the local casino conversation, all is not quiet at the renovating SugarHouse. Philly’s first casino is attracting some recent notice because of renewed efforts to unionize its rank-and-file employees with the support of UNITE HERE Philadelphia. Over the winter, the Atlantic City-based union organization, […]

 By Dana Muraresku

Johannesburg: Labor Unions Demand Significant Pay Hike

Johannesburg: Labor Unions Demand Significant Pay Hike

Striking union workers held a protest this week in Johannesburg City Center. Members from seven unions, including Chemical Energy, Paper, Printing, Wood and Allied Worker’s Union, the General Industries Worker’s Union of South Africa and the South African Chemical Worker’s Union, presented a list of demands to a representative for the companies they work for. […]