Some big union contracts are up this year. Will they begin a turnaround in labor’s fortunes? There was a near strike on the West Coast docks by the International Longshore and Warehouse Union; The Oil Workers had an unprecedented strike over safety at our oil refineries, and auto negotiations with the Big 3 begin soon and the issue is two tier wages. This week we’ll talk about big contract bargaining on the Heartland Labor Forum. Thursday at 6pm, rebroadcast Friday at 5am.
Current Labor Struggles in Oil and Auto and on the DocksJen Zaman