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The well-publicized citywide fast food walkout in New York City on April 4, followed by another in Chicago on April 24, appear to be just the beginning of efforts to pressure fast food restaurants into paying higher wages....more
Recently, employees represented by the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) went on strike at Providence St. Peter Hospital (P.S.P. Hospital) in Olympia, Washington. According to information released by SEIU, the...more
Feb. 12 (Bloomberg) -- Robert Batterman, senior member of the Sports Law Group at Proskauer Rose LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law's Spencer Mazyck about his representation of the National Hockey League during recent negotiations...more
In a split decision, the California Supreme Court has upheld the constitutionality of two statutes that restrict state court injunctions against picketing by labor unions on private property. Ralphs Grocery Co. v. United Food...more
In a blow to retail businesses in California, the California Supreme Court has held that labor unions have the right to picket in front of privately owned store entrances. In Ralphs Grocery Company v. United Food and...more
In a case that will significantly strengthen labor's hand regarding picketing activities in the state, the California Supreme Court reversed a Court of Appeals decision that had declared unconstitutional two state laws...more
Florida's economy needs its active and efficient ports and while on one hand, there's construction underway to make Port Miami big enough to deal with the increased traffic coming from the Panama Canal expansion, on the other...more
The International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA) and the United States Maritime Alliance (USMX) agreed on a 30-day extension of the current coast-wide master contract, temporarily shielding East and Gulf Coast ports from...more
After the latest breakdown in labor negotiations, ports along the U.S. East and Gulf coasts, including Charleston, are threatened with a strike by the International Longshoremen’s Association (ILA).
The ILA and the...more
Fast food workers walked off the job last week across New York City in a surprise effort aimed at increasing their paychecks and the creation of an unusual union.
Employees at Burger King, Domino’s, McDonald’s, KFC,...more
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