On Wednesday, the Supreme Court decided that a California law allowing unions to talk to agricultural workers on farm property is unconstitutional. The ruling is a major blow to union organizers and migratory farmworkers. In 1975, the California Agricultural Labor Relations Act was passed to remedy the difficulty unions frequently faced reaching migrant workers, […]
Illinois Workers Vote to Form First Instacart Union in the United States
Workers for grocery delivery service Instacart in the Chicago, Illinois, suburb of Skokie voted on Saturday to unionize. The vote at Mariano’s grocery store, part of a local chain, was 10-4 to join the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1546, making it the first Instacart union in the country. The successful move to unionize […]
Supreme Court Decision Undermines Ploy to Weaken Public Unions
Public sector unions had a win today when the US Supreme Court split 4-4 in a closely watched case that threatened to undermine the collective bargaining process.