Category Archives: LABOR BULLETIN

Corporate-backed minimum wage ordinance goes to City Council

Draft law creates two-tiered pay system that targets tipped workers and youth The Sacramento City Council is set to consider a new local minimum wage law on October 13 that…

University of California postdoctoral workers fighting for fair pay and childcare

Strike vote postponed in early October as contract extended Postdoctoral workers throughout the University of California are in contentious negotiations with the 10-school system over a new contract that would…

Justice for Janitors campaign marks 25-year anniversary

Groundbreaking union organizing and immigrant rights effort still working today Dozens of SEIU members, including activists fighting to organize local security guards, gathered on Capitol Mall on June 15 to…

Congress passes destructive “fast-track” authority

Two local Democrats vote in favor of anti-worker measure opposed by Labor Despite a nationwide effort by organized Labor, Congress recently passed so-called “fast-track” trade promotion authority, which allows presidents…