Posts Tagged ‘Labor’

Sam Parker on What We Talk About When We Talk About Labor

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Members of two prominent labor unions found themselves without contracts recently, the agreements with their respective employers expired and negotiations for new ones stalemated over arguments about the concessions the workers would have to make. One group, the Chicago Teachers Union, was on strike in an attempt to mitigate the impact standardized testing would have [&hellip
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United with Union

Written by admin on . Posted in Opinion and Column

To the Editor: Thank you for reporting on the switch to non-union labor at the massive-scale Park West Village construction site, referred to as Columbus Square in your article (“Columbus Sq. Labor Fracas,” Aug. 6). About a week before your article appeared, I sent a letter to the Chetrit Group decrying this latest slight to [&hellip
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SAIGON GRILL FALLOUT

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit

Nearly two years after customers first discovered that delivery had ceased due to a strike at the popular eatery Saigon Grill, 36 workers have been awarded a $4.6 million settlement. Though probably the most high-profile action to date, the settlement isn’t the first win for local restaurant employees who complained of illegal practices, and labor [&hellip
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