US Supreme Court backs Starbucks over fired pro-union workers

he U.S. Supreme Court sided on Thursday with Starbucks (SBUX.O), opens new tab in the coffee chain’s challenge to a judicial order to rehire seven Memphis employees fired as they sought to unionize …

Elon Musk targeted in lawsuit alleging sex bias, unfair firings at SpaceX

Rocket maker SpaceX and its CEO Elon Musk were sued on Wednesday by eight engineers who say they were illegally fired for raising concerns about alleged sexual harassment and discrimination against …

Chiquita Held Liable for Deaths During Colombian Civil War

A jury in South Florida has ruled that Chiquita Brands is liable for eight killings carried out by a right-wing paramilitary group that the company helped finance in a fertile …

Judge halts UC academic workers’ strike, citing ‘damage to students’

An Orange County judge Friday ordered the union representing UC academic workers to halt its strike at six campuses, ruling that the walkout appeared to be causing “damage to students’ …

UAW Urges US to Overturn Mercedes-Benz Loss on Accusations of Union Busting

The United Auto Workers is asking the US labor board to overturn its unionization defeat at Mercedes-Benz Group AG’s Alabama plants last week, alleging that illegal interference by the company prevented a fair vote. Employees …

Tech firms’ Kenyan contractors lobby Biden for labor protections

For years, Kenyan labor activists have complained that big tech companies such as Meta outsource vital functions such as content moderation to third-party contracting firms that inflict dire working conditions, …

University of California Workers Authorize Union to Call for Strike Over Protest Crackdowns

A union representing about 48,000 academic workers said that campus leaders mishandled pro-Palestinian demonstrations. The vote gives the union’s executive board the ability to call a strike at any time. …

MEXICO – MEASURES CONCERNING LABOR RIGHTS AT THE SAN MARTIN MINE (MEX-USA-2023-31A-01)

WASHINGTON ­– United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai today issued the following statement after a Rapid Response Labor Mechanism (RRM) panel established under the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) found against the United …

Discussion with ILO on labour act amendment going on 41 points

Law, Justice, and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Anisul Huq has said a discussion with International Labour Organization (ILO) is going on regarding the amendment of Bangladesh’s labour act, on 41 points. …

United Steelworkers ‘disappointed’ by USMCA panel ruling in Grupo México dispute

The United Steelworkers union (USW) is “disappointed” by the ruling announced at the end of April by the labor panel of the rapid response mechanism (RRM) of the USMCA trade …

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