On Wednesday, despite a snowstorm, students from the Courtauld Institute and other London art schools took part in a national strike organized by the University and College Union.
The strike stems from a change to the status of the museums’ workers set to go into effect on April 1.
Security workers at the museum plan to strike on Friday, citing “constant physical and verbal aggression” caused by the recent overcrowding.
Since Long Island University locked out the roughly 400 members of the faculty union from its Brooklyn campus on August 31, printmaking professor Hilary Lorenz has not been able to ride her bicycle.
Two hundred-and-twenty-five Jewish leaders from congregations, universities, and cultural institutions across the nation are calling for B&H Photo Video to end management practices that allegedly violate some of their workers’ rights.
Health and safety conditions at B&H Photo Video’s two warehouses in Brooklyn do not meet federal labor standards, investigators with the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) have determined, confirming a number of worker allegations against the national electronics retailer.
Discriminatory labor practices, safety risks, verbal abuse, and personal humiliation — these allegations are among the many that workers at B&H Photo Video’s Midtown Manhattan store are making against the nation’s largest non-chain photo and video retailer.
B&H Photo Video workers are continuing to push for unionization and improved work conditions in the national electronics retailer’s two Brooklyn warehouses, and although the company has intensified its attempts to quell these efforts, the campaign is gaining vast public support.
Just four days after B&H Photo Video employees announced their intention to form a union, describing hazardous working conditions and discriminatory practices at the photo and video retailer’s two Brooklyn warehouses, company representatives allegedly threatened them “with termination en masse.”
MIAMI BEACH — A little over a dozen pilots from the NetJets Association of Shared Aircraft Pilots (NJASAP), a union representing the interests of some 2,500 pilots working for the NetJets fractional jet ownership company, are picketing the Art Basel Miami Beach fair.
On the Books, written and drawn by Greg Farrell and released by Microcosm Publishing, is a firsthand comics account of contract negotiations at the Strand in 2012 — or, as the book’s subtitle puts it, “A Graphic Tale of Working Woes at NYC’s Strand Bookstore.”
The National Gallery of Canada may lock out 175 of its employees next month if negotiations between the museum and the union that represents the workers are not successful.