Posts Tagged ‘union’

Orange Lands Grocery Union Endorsement

So far in the mayor's race, Vince Gray has won nearly all of the announced union endorsements. Just today, the construction unions in the D.C. Building Trades Council endorsed his run for re-election. But now Vincent Orange has a union behind him: the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 400.
In a press release, Local 400 president Mark Federici calls [...]

Listen to the AFL-CIO’s Robocall on the Living Wage Bill

D.C. Council Chairman Phil Mendelson says he'll finally send the Large Retailer Accountability Act—otherwise known as the Walmart bill—to Mayor Vince Gray for a signature or veto on Friday. If Mendelson does send it Friday, it'll be transmitted 51 days after the D.C. Council passed it.
Meanwhile, Walmart isn't the only side of the debate that's [...]

After Losing Re-Election, Teacher’s Union President Wants a New Vote

Members of the Washington Teachers' Union voted July 1 to give their previous slate of officers the boot. But Nathan Saunders, the union's defeated president, is trying to hold on to his job.
Saunders' slate has filed an appeal to set aside the election's results. His complaints alleges a host of misdeeds by president-elect Elizabeth [...]