unions

Financing

Congress eyes $20B for hotel hiring, but a union says, 'No thanks'

A Unite Here local says the money will further enrich owners and operators without necessarily trickling down to workers. It's pressing for direct aid to unemployed members.

Workforce

Employees’ take on staffing woes: Restaurants have themselves to blame

A union-affiliated survey of industry employees found that 53% intend to leave their restaurant jobs, most likely because of wages.

Industrial Workers of the World are repeating the organization approach that was successful with Burgerville.

The lawsuit by One Fair Wage against Darden Restaurants contends the credit is a violation of federal anti-discrimination rules.

An effort to organize a warehouse in Alabama was unsuccessful. And that could mean bad news is brewing for the foodservice business.

Restaurants may be less busy than they've ever been, but the same can't be said for labor advocates.

The redefinition narrows the circumstances under which a restaurant brand's owner can be held accountable for a franchisee's possible violation of union protection laws.

So what if they can’t keep a restaurant open under the very conditions they’re demanding?

The front-runner for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination said the chain’s workforce needs to be organized to counter the franchisor’s power.

The decision settles a five-year dispute that held profound implications for any restaurant franchisor.

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