Unions

This Customizable Contract Aims to Make Working as a Freelancer Easier

One of the hardest parts of freelancing is getting paid on time. This document should make things easier.

Rose Leadem

· 2 min read

U.S. Judge Dismisses Challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft Union Law

Seattle last year became the first U.S. city to pass a law giving drivers for ride-hailing apps, as well as taxi and for-hire drivers, the right to collectively negotiate on pay and working conditions.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales

Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.

Reuters

· 3 min read

Verizon, Unions Agree to Pay Raises, New Jobs to End Strike

A tentative deal between the company and leaders of striking unions includes 1,400 new jobs and pay raises topping 10 percent, the company and unions representing about 40,000 workers said on Monday.

Reuters

· 5 min read

Verizon and Unions Reach Tentative Deal to End Labor Strike

Network technicians and customer service representatives in the company's Fios Internet, telephone and television services units walked off the job on April 13 after contract talks hit an impasse.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Uber to Offer Union Representation to New York City Drivers

The company will join with the International Association of Machinists to launch an independent guild to represent drivers in the city.

Reuters

· 2 min read

About 40,000 Verizon Unionized Workers Strike Over Contract Talks

The company and the union are at an impasse with issues like healthcare, offshoring call center jobs, work rules and pensions.

Reuters

· 3 min read

California Unions, Lawmakers Agree to $15 Minimum Wage

If the deal passes the legislature, the wage hike would take effect in 2022.

Reuters

· 3 min read

No Strike for Now as Verizon, Unions Continue to Negotiate

Current contracts have expired, but Verizon employees are still at work.

Reuters

· 2 min read

Kate Taylor

· 4 min read

Why the NLRB Says This Franchise Isn't a Joint Employer, But McDonald's Is

The franchise industry just got a clue to untangling a knotty problem.

Kate Taylor

· 3 min read

New Report Reinforces How Risky Franchising Can Really Be

There's no easy path to success. Even one in six franchisees who land SBA loans wind up with failing businesses.

Kate Taylor

· 3 min read