Category: Union

L.A. Teachers’ Union Calls for Elimination of School Police Force
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L.A. Teachers’ Union Calls for Elimination of School Police Force

The United Teachers Los Angeles (UTLA), representing teachers and support staff in the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), called Monday for the elimination of the 400-member police force protecting schools in the district. The Los Angeles Times reported that the teachers’ union made the announcement at an event with Black Lives Matter leaders, and called the…

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Union Workers Warn Nancy Pelosi’s Coronavirus Plan Guts Pensions
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Union Workers Warn Nancy Pelosi’s Coronavirus Plan Guts Pensions

American union workers are warning against House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) coronavirus relief package over worries that it will gut employees’ pension plans. House Democrats passed their coronavirus relief package, dubbed the HEROES Act, this weekend despite labor unions’ pleading that the legislation will destabilize their pensions at an already uncertain time. In a letter…

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Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America
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Union: 2,000 U.S. Postal Workers in Quarantine Across America

The National Association of Letter Carriers reports that about 2,000 U.S. Postal Service workers are in quarantine over concerns that they were exposed to the coronavirus, with some 60 already testing positive. More than 630,000 people are employed by the U.S. Postal Service, NJ.com reported: Mail delivery is considered an essential service, so post offices remain…

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SEIU Healthcare Union Suddenly Finds 39 Million N95 Masks
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SEIU Healthcare Union Suddenly Finds 39 Million N95 Masks

The Service Employees International Union said it has located 39 million N95 masks and will be facilitating the sale of them to healthcare providers. Via SEIU: The union launched an exhaustive search for masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) five days ago in response to pleas from frontline healthcare workers that they need more…

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