The Workers Center at the Economic Justice Coalition has been facilitating an effort to unionize a popular local brewery in Athens, GA. Workers at Creature Comforts Brewing Company, located primarily in downtown Athens, GA, are unionizing their facilities. The union will be called the Brewing Union of Georgia (BUG). On January 13, 2023, at 2:30pm, […]
Here’s a fairly brief guide (less than 40 pages) published by the NLRB about the National Labor Relations Act. It includes helpful examples as well as detailed explanations of terms.
One of two federal lawmakers representing Georgia in the US Senate Currently, there is a runoff election for Georgia US Senator between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker. How this impacts you 2022 Runoff Candidates for Georgia’s US Senate
What is a runoff election? Georgia state law specifies that when two candidates are running against one another in an election, one of the candidates must receive more than 50% of the vote to be declared the winner. In the November 8th election, the results were that Raphael Warnock, the Democratic candidate received 49.4% of […]
Tell OSHA to reduce the weight threshold for the Process Safety Management standard so more workers are protected from the unexpected release of hazardous chemicals! Workers’ lives depend on it.
We’re gearing up for the Senate Runoff Election on December 6th and looking for more Election Protection Volunteers, particularly to offer support to the rural counties in our Northeast Georgia region. Please register below for our next Virtual Election Protection Training on Zoom: Thursday, November 17th at 6:30pm