Faculty and staff members at the University of Kansas have formed a union that will represent more than 1,500 of their colleagues at both the Lawrence and Edwards campuses, organizing group American Federation of Teachers announced in a press release Monday.
A Lawrence Chipotle employee plans to file an unfair labor practice claim against the restaurant chain after managers allegedly engaged in union-busting activities at the downtown location.
A panel discussion Saturday morning will bring together leaders of several Lawrence and Douglas County-area labor unions.
Food service workers at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence have filed for an election to join Teamsters Local 696, according to a news release from the union.
Workers of the Starbucks at 23rd and Ousdahl in Lawrence have voted 19-3 to unionize their store.
Supporters of higher wages and better working conditions for the Lawrence school district’s classified staff members demonstrated in solidarity Monday afternoon.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) filed a complaint last week against two area Starbucks for allegedly preventing employees from exercising their legal right to organize.
The workers at Starbucks at 23rd and Ousdahl in Lawrence announced Monday their intent to form a union.
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