Labor Notes: Mott's Strike Enters Month 3, Seeks National Support
Press Release] The Daily News also picked up the story.
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Sour Apples: Mott's Workers Continue to Strike as Harvest Season Looms....
Wal-Mart has quietly been raising prices. [The Daily Finance]
N.Y. State Senate rejected the Farm Workers Bill: The measure would require farmers to pay workers time-and-a-half wages and provide 24 consecutive hours of rest each week. Collective-bargaining rights would also be extended to employees who work on farms that record more than $650,000 in gross income over a year.
Foxwoods is appealing their UFCW representation vote. The casino and its tribal owner, the Ledyard-area Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation, last week disclosed its intention to appeal. Bartenders, drink servers, and bar porters voted 190-145 to affiliate with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 371.
Steven Jenkins, cheese impresario and senior manager of Fairway Market in New York City has written an Op-Ed in The Gourmet Retailer.
Sam's Club is adding WiFi?
Missed the UFCW's Panel on Immigration Reform? You can watch it here.