*SMLR-Net: Selected news on labor and employment relations & human resource management*
*April 21, 2022*
*Title:* The Nurses Who Wouldn’t Come in From the Cold
*Source:* In These Times
*Author:* Aparna Gopalan
*Date:* April 20, 2022
*Summary:* "Workers across the country have started “bargaining for the common good” over the past decade. In Connecticut, care workers negotiated higher Medicaid funding for nursing homes to secure their communities’ right to age with dignity. In West Virginia, Los Angeles, Chicago and Minneapolis, teachers went on strike for the right to a robust public education. The St. Vincent nurses’ strike followed the template of a common good strike in both its demands and tactics, with patient well-being as its rallying cry and the broader Worcester community (“anyone who might become a patient one day,” in the words of one nurse) as the key beneficiary."
*Title:* Strike Is Averted as Doormen’s Union Reaches Contract Agreement
*Source:* The New York Times
*Author:* Patrick McGeehan
*Date:* April 19, 2022
*Summary:* The contract with Local 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union, which represents workers at more than 3,000 apartment buildings in New York City, had been set to expire on Wednesday.
*Title:* Employees at an Atlanta Mall Become the First Apple Retail Workers to Unionize
*Author: * Ayana Archie
*Date:* April 21, 2022
*Summary:* Apple workers in Atlanta filed to unionize Wednesday, becoming the first retail employees for the tech giant to do so in the nation, according to Communications Workers of America, the union representing the employees.
*Title:* As Salary Offers Soar, Here’s How Much Wages are Rising in Greater Philly
*Source:* NBC 10 Philadelphia
*Author:* Ty West and Ryan Mulligan
*Date:* April 20, 2022
*Summary:* The Philadelphia region's wage increase falls just about in line with the national trend, as local workers are bringing in an average of $48 more per week than they were in February 2021
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