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Airline catering workers rally for increased wages, benefits

Catering workers with United Airlines rallied Friday at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport to demand increased wages and improved benefits, including more affordable health care. Dozens of catering workers gathered outside of the United.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsFeb 14th, 2020

Airport food service workers rally for increased wages, benefits

About 200 union workers with HMSHost rallied at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on Wednesday to demand increased wages, free union healthcare and better retirement benefits. HMSHost provides food service at airports and along .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 31st, 2019

Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders join labor rally at Reagan National

Two of the top three polling Democrats in the race for their party's nomination for president joined organized workers in the airline industry at Reagan National Airport Tuesday to demand higher wages and expanded health care benefits while rebuking ai.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 24th, 2019

Airport food service workers go on strike

More than 500 food and beverage workers with HMSHost at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport are on strike to demand increased wages and improved benefits. The strike began at 3 a.m. Thursday and is expected to continue through Saturda.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 19th, 2019

Union workers at Hyatt Regency Waikiki ratify a new contract

Unite Here Local 5 announced Friday that union workers at Hyatt Regency Waikiki voted to ratify a contract that includes higher wages, increased benefits and job protection. The contract covers more than 500 Unite Here Local 5 members across various dep.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 13th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. worker pay, benefits no longer growing faster despite unemployment at 50-year low

The lowest unemployment rate in 50 years still isn’t leading to a big increase in wages and benefits for American workers......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 31st, 2020

The number of workers suing their employers fell last year for the first time in 16 years — why that’s not a good thing

2019 marked the first year in more than a decade that there were fewer federal class-action lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, job discrimination and mishandled retirement benefits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020

The number of workers suing their employers fell last year — but labor unions say that should concern you

2019 marked the first year in more than a decade that there were fewer federal class-action lawsuits alleging unpaid wages, job discrimination and mishandled retirement benefits......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJan 8th, 2020

Minimum wage in Mass. will increase on Jan. 1

Good news for workers who may have been overspending this holiday season for the new year with a planned increase to minimum wages across the state. The minimum wage in Massachusetts will soon be increased to $12.75, up $0.75 from 2019 as part of an .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsDec 27th, 2019

S.Africa"s SAA workers start strike that could cripple airline

South African Airways’ future is hanging in the balance after its workers went on strike on Friday to demand higher wages and protest planned job cuts, forcing the struggling state-owned carrier to cancel all flights. Ciara Lee reports.....»»

Category: videoSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

South Africa"s SAA workers start strike that could cripple airline

Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts that has forced the troubled state-owned carrier to cancel all flights and left its future hanging in the balance......»»

Category: topSource: reutersNov 15th, 2019

Requiring corporations to follow "progressive labor standards" by providing higher wages and better benefits can help even the playing field for small businesses and workers

REUTERS/Noah Ber.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderNov 8th, 2019

Mack Truck Workers Go on Strike at Plants in Three States

The dispute is over wages, job security, and pension and health benefits. MACUNGIE, Pa. (AP) — Thousands of Mack Truck workers were on strike Sunday at plants in three states, the first such walkout in decades. United Automobile Worker.....»»

Category: topSource: timeOct 13th, 2019

Americans agree on one thing: Unions matter

There has been a surge in strikes as American workers fight for better wages, benefits and job conditions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2019

Americans agree on one thing. Unions matter.

There has been a surge in strikes as American workers fight for better wages, benefits and job conditions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2019

Americans agree on one thing. Unions matter.

There has been a surge in strikes as American workers fight for better wages, benefits and job conditions......»»

Category: topSource: washpostSep 19th, 2019

Finding workers remains a problem for employers in St. Louis region

Businesses are increasing benefits, loosening hiring requirements, and more aggressively marketing themselves to find workers, a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis found. With a tight labor market, wages are rising, too. Forty percent.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2019

Thousands of airline catering workers at SFO vote to strike

Thousands of airline catering employees stocking the planes at the San Francisco International Airport are voting to strike this week amid stalled contract negotiations and federal mediation. Represented by the hospitality workers' union Unite He.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 11th, 2019

U.S. labor costs increase moderately in first quarter

U.S. labor costs increased steadily in the first quarter as employers gradually raised wages for workers, pointing to moderate inflation pressures even as the labor market tightens......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 30th, 2019

Trump’s Tax Cuts Didn’t Benefit U.S. Workers, Made Rich Companies Richer, Analysis Finds

Since the tax cuts, companies spent 37 times as much on stock buybacks than they did on bonuses and increased wages for workers......»»

Category: topSource: newsweekApr 10th, 2018

Restaurant hourly wages have increased, but total pay is down

Your editorial "Restaurants need a new recipe for wages and menu prices" (published May 7) says it's "not uncommon" for workers at "cheap eateries" to earn less than the $13 minimum wage between... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkMay 25th, 2018