May. 7, 2012
Workers at Flaum Win Historical Settlement, NLRB Victory
Congratulations to the Brandworkers, NYC IWW, and Focus on the Food Chain!
Workers at Flaum Appetizing have won their campaign with an exemplary global agreement. Workers have recovered $577,000 in unpaid wages and compensation for retaliation along with a binding code of conduct ensuring Flaum comports with all workplace rights going forward including anti-discrimination and health & safety protections. The workers' story was covered by the New York Times, Crain's New York, and Jewish Daily Forward.Read More >
Mar. 27, 2012
NLRB Settlement Finds E-Verify Is a Mandatory Subject of Bargaining
In a precedent-setting settlement with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Berkeley’s Pacific Steel Casting Company (Pacific Steel), which our blog has covered before, has agreed to reinstate employees and pay employees for any wages and benefits lost who were terminated as a result of Pacific Steel’s unlawful entry into the E-Verify Program. The agreement, signed March 22, 2012, also requires that Pacific Steel provide written notice to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) terminating their enrollment in E-Verify based on their failure to bargain with the Glass, Molders, Pottery, Plastics & Allied Workers International Union, Local No. 164B, AFL-CIO, CLC (Local 164B).Read More >