Elon Musk Slams Tesla Union Drive, Promises Workers Free Frozen Yogurt
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent an email to factory employees Thursday night calling an employee's claims regarding working conditions "obviously...untrue" and the United Auto Workers effort to unionize Tesla's Fremont factory disingenuous.
Workers Fired At Mexico Plant Stake Their Ground On Union Rights
Her husband kicked her out for defying management and she spends her days in a makeshift tent outside the gates of the Kentucky-based Lexmark plant, but even on Christmas, Maria Duran is resolute: “I want to defend our rights. I will continue."
Affaire du maillot de bain à Reims: «Cela n'avait rien à voir avec la morale ou la religion»
D'après le journal local l'Union, une fille a été «lynchée» par cinq autres personnes parce qu'elle était en maillot de bain dans un parc public à Reims. Une personne présente au moment des faits conteste cette version auprès de BuzzFeed France.
Baltimore Police Union Now Says Officers Afraid To Do Their Jobs After Freddie Gray Case
After insisting the police force was not engaged in a work slowdown — causing the rise in violent crime — the union now says officers are "afraid of going to jail for doing their jobs." May has been Baltimore's most violent month in 15 years.
A Short History Of The Feud Between New York City's Mayor And The NYPD
The tension didn't just begin after two officers were assassinated in Brooklyn on Saturday — it goes back years and involves Al Sharpton, stop-and-frisk, and an inspector general. And the next battle — negotiating two major union contracts — is looming.
Walmart Workers Stage Sit-In At California Store Ahead Of Black Friday
The sit-down protest was the first of its kind by members of OUR Walmart, a group seeking better working conditions and pay for workers. A Walmart spokesman said the union-supported protest does not reflect the views of its other workers.
Governor Of Wisconsin Gets Prank Called
Scott Walker, the anti-union governor of Wisconsin leading the charge to eliminate collective bargaining, just got prank called by political blog The Buffalo Beast. The Beast posed as billionaire oil man David Koch, a major funder of the Tea Party and hard line conservative, and got Walker to say some revealing things about the current standoff in Wisconsin.