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Downtown Cleveland's W. 6th Street Starbucks may become Ohio's first unionized store after workers filed a petition for a union representation election early Monday morning.

A recap of last week’s labor union news & current events/actions. Week of 1/2-1/8

 

As we near the end of the year, we are pausing to recognize the biggest moments that shaped our organization and our movement in 2021.

American Rescue Plan provided much-needed funding

President Biden signed the American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act in March. The $1.9 trillion relief bill contained $700 billion to directly support public services across the nation and an additional $360 billion of flexible aid to local governments and schools. The funding kept public-sector union members on the job and provided them with resources to get their job done.

From the CBCTC Blog: IBEW Local 38 members, their children and members of the Downtown Cleveland Alliance set up holiday lights around Public Square on Nov. 6.

A recap of last week's labor union news.

 

OHIO — Billions of dollars will be coming to Ohio from the $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill Congress recently passed. 

"We are building pathways and support structures to grow a bold, inclusive, and transformative movement — I think that's pretty badass," says Shuler, the first woman elected president of the AFL-CIO in the labor federation's history.

here weren’t many strikes in recent decades in which working people scored big victories, but the 1989 Pittston strike was one. Two years earlier, the Pittston Coal Company, in Pennsylvania, dropped out of a trade group that had negotiated a union contract with the United Mine Workers, and the company demanded cuts to miners’ health benefits.

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