The AFL-CIO, IBEW, and the USW have endorsed Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton for President. They join 20 other unions, including the UAW, SEIU, Bakery, Confectionary and Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers, Transport Workers Union of America, and the CWA (which previously endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders), in endorsing Clinton. The Teamsters have advised members to support labor-friendly candidates but thus far have stopped short of endorsing Clinton.
San Jose, Calif. voters will vote on an “Opportunity to Work” Ordinance in November. The ordinance would require employers to first offer work to part-time employees before hiring additional workers.
U.S. Representative Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) has requested that House members add a rider to an upcoming appropriations bill to block the NLRB’s decision in Browning-Ferris, which expands joint employer liability by imposing liability on entities that have indirect or reserved authority to control an employment relationship.