Post Tagged with: "union"

Asheville bus system staggered by July breakdowns

Asheville bus system staggered by July breakdowns

The Asheville bus system experienced a lost of 539.5 hours of service in the month of July because of bus breakdowns.

by September 6, 2018 0 comments Asheville News
Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

Unions in Asheville, reconsidered

Amid growing concerns over wages and working conditions, local wage-earners begin organizing efforts around worker’s rights. Are new unions far off?

by February 17, 2015 4 comments Asheville News
Mountain Xpress reporter: I’ve been terminated following my union drive efforts

Mountain Xpress reporter: I’ve been terminated following my union drive efforts

David Forbes says the union drive is “far from over.”

by April 21, 2014 33 comments Asheville News
Mountain Xpress reporter: Staffers are talking to union officials

Mountain Xpress reporter: Staffers are talking to union officials

The move comes amid a wave of recent staff resignations at the alternative news weekly.

by November 8, 2013 8 comments Asheville business
Mountain Oasis roundup: Local merch store; Acts out, new acts added; map of venues; Dr. Bob’s and more

Mountain Oasis roundup: Local merch store; Acts out, new acts added; map of venues; Dr. Bob’s and more

Also: tips on how to get killer discounts on Mountain Oasis merch.

by October 17, 2013 3 comments Asheville Music
Mountain Xpress: settlement reached between Sitel, union

Mountain Xpress: settlement reached between Sitel, union

Sitel faced charges including threatening to fire a worker for participating in union organizing.

by August 15, 2012 0 comments Asheville News
Sitel issues memo to employees in response to Mountain Xpress story

Sitel issues memo to employees in response to Mountain Xpress story

The Asheville location of Sitel, a call center operator with 600 employees, issued a memo this week in response to a Mountain Xpress story published Wednesday that detailed efforts by Sitel employees to unionize. Xpress was following a story Ashvegas first reported on in December 2011 regarding employee complaints about working conditions at Sitel. In its memo, Sitel says it[Read More…]

by August 4, 2012 23 comments Asheville News

Workers at Asheville call center file complaint with NLRB, say management threatened reprisals after workers discussion unionizing

Here’s a note from an reliable, anonymous source who has some information about work conditions at Sitel, a call center located on Hendersonville Road. The center is a major local employer, with about 600 workers. The story is in part, the Unfair Labor Practice which is a matter of public record. The docket # is Sitel Case Number 11-CA-070788 with[Read More…]

by December 24, 2011 44 comments Asheville News