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Federation of Nurses

NYU Langone nurses win short-staffing arbitration

The Federation of Nurses/UFT reached a ground-breaking arbitration settlement agreement on short-staffing with NYU Langone Hospital – Brooklyn that for the first time required the hospital to pay nurses for working short-staffed.

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Solid contract ends Philly museum strike

After a 19-day strike, workers at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on Oct. 16 ratified a contract agreement with management that includes 14% raises over three years, a higher hourly wage, paid parental leave and reduced health care costs.

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Workers vote “yes” in union elections

Unions prevailed in 641 National Labor Relations Board elections during the first half of the year, the largest number of victories for those six months in almost two decades, according to Bloomberg Law’s NLRB Election Statistics: Midyear 2022 report.

Ex-Bronx chapter_ leader gets justice

Ex-Bronx chapter leader gets justice

An administrative law judge has ruled that Bronx teacher Brenda Cartagena had been the victim of retaliation by her school’s principal for standing up for her members’ rights as school chapter leader.

Starbucks

Starbucks fires 20 union organizers

Starbucks is using aggressive tactics to squash the efforts of workers seeking to unionize at the world’s largest coffeehouse chain.

Stunning Amazon upset

Stunning Amazon upset

The Amazon Labor Union wins one organizing battle and loses one at two of the company's Staten Island warehouses.