Category Archives: Facebook

Union One

Union One—(http://union1.org/) Location: Indiana Union One’s main campaign, called “Bad for Indiana,” targets the “Right-to-Work” (RTW) within the state (http://www.union1.org/badforindiana/).  If the law is enacted, Indiana University and other state workers will see a significant decline in wages and benefits.  … Continue reading

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Social media and collective bargaining rights in Wisconsin

Bill Hurley, posting on the Wisconsin Education Association Council’s website, writes that Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget cuts would cost him and his wife over $10,000 a year.  The Council is fighting the Governor’s move to “strip government workers … Continue reading

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Stop&Shop and Facebook – A case study

February 2010 – Strikes in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Connecticut United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) The UFCW strike vote occurred after company negotiators insisted that union workers increase contributions to their health insurance and pension plans. According to union … Continue reading

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Mott’s Strike and Facebook – A case study

Mott’s Strike: May 2010 – September 2010 Williamson, NY 305 hourly workers represented by Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union (RWDSU) Local 220 at Mott’s apple juice plant went on strike. Dr. Pepper Snapple Group, a highly profitable company, demanded … Continue reading

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