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Kick the Boss Out of the Doctor's Office

Shaun Richman In These Times
Moving to a single-payer system could enable more unions to win excellent healthcare through group practice clinics for their members—an essential next step after winning universal access to care.


Seven Steps to Opening Up Bargaining

Merrie Najimy Labor Notes
Rather than a problem, we wanted to start with a vision. We asked members three questions: What brings you joy in the work you do with students? What sucks the life and joy out of working with students? What can we propose through bargaining that could increase the joy and reduce the stress in your work?


UAW confirms members rejected proposed FCA contract

Brent Snavely Detroit Free Press
Many UAW members said they voted against the proposed contract because of fear of plant closures and because it failed to provide entry-level workers with a full path to the $28-per-hour average wage that workers hired before 2007 make..


Is Solidarity Forever ? Proposed UAW Contract Fails to Meet Worker Expectations

Dianne Feeley Solidarity
Autoworker expectations for the 2015 UAW/Big Three contracts were to end the lower-tier wage that the union agreed first agreed to in 2007, at the time of the economic crisis. Over the last decade the higher-tier workers lost four dollars an hour to inflation and have been looking for a raise, and perhaps a restoration of the Cost-of-Living-Adjustment (COLA) that had been suspended.
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