Elves Local 1224 is turning up the cold in its North Pole strike. Order your gifts from Labor Notes by December 17.
“A lot of our best contract-campaign tactics came from A Troublemaker’s Handbook 2,” said Blitzen, a steward in the reindeer department. “You’ve got to get your hooves on a copy.”
After overwhelmingly voting down the first version of a tentative agreement, Chrysler workers have ratified the second version, which gives Tier 2 workers a path to Tier 1 pay—though not comparable benefits.
Alaska Airlines fought long and hard to block the $15 minimum wage for airport workers in SeaTac, Washington—but it has finally lost.