Post Tagged with: "union"

A group of Mission Hospital nurses and their supporters rallied in downtown Asheville on Sunday afternoon to show their support of the nurses effort to unionize./ photo by Jason Sandford

Mission Hospital nurses rally as unionization vote nears

Mission Hospital registered nurses will vote by secret ballot in the next 20 days or so on whether to join the National Nurses United union.

by March 8, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Bernie Sanders: Mission Health nurses are unionizing, and I applaud them

Word of the unionization effort at Mission Health follows a recent public outcry over deteriorating work conditions at the hospital, which was recently purchased by HCA Healthcare.

by February 28, 2020 0 comments Asheville News
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