Union-Busting Report for February 25, 2021

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Amazon Sends ‘Vote NO’ Instructions to Unionizing Employees, Tells Them to Use New Mailbox
…think are definitely no and encouraging them to vote is what union avoidance consultants do.” Amazon is paying union avoidance consultants $3,200 a day to thwart the unionization effort, according to the Intercept. In the lead-up to the election…
McDonald’s Secretive Intel Team Spies on ‘Fight for $15’ Workers, Internal Documents Show
…minimum wage. McDonalds has dedicated vast resources to paying lobbyists, top union avoidance lawyers, and its own staff to fight minimum wage increases proposed by the campaign. The company has also not responded to requests that it sit down at…
Koch-Funded Groups Back Anti-Union Bills in the States, Oppose Pro-Union Legislation in Congress
…former union local president, to be Secretary of Labor, and, the day after he was sworn into office fired the unionbusting … sector union-related legislation lists over 100 anti-union bills that died in 2020. Many of the anti-union bills…
An Inside Look at How Museums Use—and Misuse—Corporate Consultants to Solve Their Biggest Problems
…everything from executive searches, diversity initiatives, crisis management, and union avoidance. Oftentimes, these relationships are born from the corporate experience and personal relationships of board members. “Consultants are hired to tell…
Fired Laundry Workers Accuse Liox Cleaners of ‘Union Busting’
… Fired Laundry Workers Accuse Liox Cleaners of ‘Union Busting’ The Liox Cleaners chain is facing a raft of opposition in the wake of alleged “union busting.” Tuesday afternoon saw the first of two picketing actions outside the Allen Street location…
How Biden can rein in the Big Meat monopoly
…in both industry consolidation and union busting. Just as meatpackers built power through buying up their competitors, they also preyed upon weakened union power, closing union plants and re-opening them with lower wages and a non-unionized…