Union convinces management to adapt remote workplace COVID-19 safety measures

In the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, some employers were not forthcoming with information about employees becoming ill and how it might affect the safety of other workers.

After word that an employee fell ill with COVID-19 in March of 2020, Conduent employees showed up to work with little information about their coworker and few guidelines when it came to workplace safety. Continue reading

Success through solidarity — the struggles of unionization

Union organizing can be a contentious process, as management sometimes uses tactics to limit union activity. Even when workers do successfully vote to organize, management sometimes tries to make a first contract difficult to negotiate.

However, if workers stick together, they can win a stronger contract and grow as a union. In the end, they are stronger together and can overcome anti-union tactics with perseverance and camaraderie.

Steve Lawton, President of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1102, joined the America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss his efforts to organize workers and stand up to management’s union busting tactics. Continue reading