Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon
 
 
 
Member Login
Username:

Password:


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
Today in Labor History
Dec. 19, 1984: Twenty-six men and one woman are killed in the Wilberg Coal Mine Disaster near Orangeville, Utah. The disaster has been termed the worst coal mine fire in the state’s history. Federal mine safety officials issued 34 safety citations after the disaster but had inspected the mine only days before and declared it safe.
  Member Resources  
     
UnionActive Newswire
 
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Dec. 19 (12:43)

Update on New MIA Exit Portal
TWU Local 568
FairPoint CEO Issues Misleading Response to Vermont Governor
NH AFL-CIO
American Airlines to add 250 jobs at O'Hare Airport
TWU Local 568
Congress Failed To Act
Charlotte Area Local APWU
1st Quarter Cards
International Union of Elevator Constructors Local 31
American Airlines Group (AAL) Unit Enters Collective Bargaining Agreement with APFA
TWU Local 568
 
     
At McDonald's, Wage Theft is Just Another Managerial Task
Updated On: Apr 02, 2014
April 2, 2014  | WAR ON WORKERS |  It's closing time at McDonald's, and in addition to mopping the floors and closing out the registers, apparently one other important task helps keep this multibillion-dollar company running cheaply and efficiently. "Oh, we've got to adjust labor"… as in bump hours into the next pay period to avoid paying overtime. Adjust labor, as in change clock-in and clock-out times to shorten workers' hours. Adjust labor, as in reduce earnings to keep the payroll for a low-wage workforce at the bare minimum—and often below the minimum wage. Adjust labor, or, to use another term, commit wage theft. Full story at takepart.com.
 
 
Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2014, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

448279 hits since May 20, 2010
Visit Unions-America.com!

Top of Page image