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WNY Construction Career Days Returns After A Two-Year COVID Break - More Than 1,100 High School Students Expected To Attend Two-Day, Hands-On Event ‘Aimed At Introducing Them To A Potential Career In The Unionized’ Building Trades

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(LAKEVIEW, NEW YORK) – After a two-year break due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, more than 1,100 high school students from 34 schools across the region are expected to attend the Western New York Construction Career Days Event, which will be held on Wednesday, October 5th and Thursday, October 6th at the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE) more»

Governor Newsom Signs Legislation ‘Making It Easier’ For Farm Workers ‘To Unionize’ In California - Agreement Would Also Set A Cap Of 75 Certified Union Elections Per Year

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in National Labor News
Alexander Nieves at Politico.com reports on Governor Gavin Newsom signing legislation to make it easier for Farm Workers to Unionize in California. Nieves reports the agreement with the Governor’s Office eliminates a provision of the Bill that would allow mail-in Union Elections. In its place, Workers will be allowed to join the United Farmworkers more»

U.S. Congressman Higgins Announces $127,000 Grant To The Western New York Council On Occupational Safety and Health - Federal Award Will Support Workplace Training & Safety

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(BUFFALO, NEW YORK) – U.S. Congressman Brian Higgins (NY-26) has announced a Federal Grant totaling $127,454 for the Western New York Council on Occupational Safety and Health (WNYCOSH). Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the grant is dedicated to Workplace Safety Measures. more»

U.S. Secretary Of Labor Marty Walsh Details His Role In Freight Rail Negotiations, Worked For About 20 Hours Straight Helping Guide Negotiations

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Boston.com reports on the crucial role U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh played in the negotiations between freight rail companies and Employee Unions that dodged a massively impactful Strike. Walsh told Boston.com that he knew the pressure was on as he worked to bridge the gap between representatives from both sides. If a deal had not been reached, the more»

Labor Perspective From The Economic Policy Institute: ‘Overtime Pay Will Help, Not Hurt,’ New York State’s Farms

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Economic Policy Institute Editor’s Note: David Dyssegaard Kallick serves as Director of Immigration Research Initiative. Daniel Costa serves as Director of Immigration Law and Policy Research Farm Workers have long demanded overtime pay that kicks in after working 40 hours a week, just like other Workers get. This year’s state budget more»

“People Feel Intimidated” - The Battle To Unionize Second U.S. Amazon Warehouse

Published on Friday, September 30, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Steven Greenhouse at The Guardian reports on the battle to Unionize the second U.S. Amazon warehouse. Workers tell Greenhouse that wages and safety concerns are behind the push - but the company is fighting fiercely to defeat the Union Drive. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

Meet The Union Leaders ‘Powering A Wave Of Organizing’ At Amazon, Starbucks, Target & More

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in National Labor News
Abby Wallace at BusinessInsider.com interviews several new Union Leaders who are powering a wave of organizing at Amazon, Starbucks, Target and more, including: Derrick Palmer, Amazon, New York; Adam Ryan, Target, Virginia; Jessie McCool, Wells Fargo, Missouri; Jamie Edwards, Trader Joe's, Massachusetts; and Lindsey Price, Starbucks, Seattle. Wallace more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor Obtains Judgment To Recover $9.3 Million In Back Wages, Damages For 1,756 Workers Misclassified By A Staffing Company In Philadelphia

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA) – The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has obtained a consent judgment that will recover $9.3 million in back wages and liquidated damages for 1,756 Employees of a Philadelphia Health Care Staffing Company that misclassified them and willfully denied their hard-earned overtime pay. Obtained by the USDOL’s Office of more»

“As A ‘Union Town,’ Pittsburgh’s Public Radio Stations Should Be Union Shops” - Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Content Creators Petition To Unionize With SAG-AFTRA

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - The Content Staff at Pittsburgh Community Broadcasting Corporation, the home of Pittsburgh’s NPR News Station 90.5 WESA and Independent Music Station 91.3 WYEP, have announced their intention to form a Union with the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA). A super-majority of more»

Free Carpenter Pre-Apprenticeship Training Offered At Honolulu Community College

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Honolulu Community College is offering a free eight-week Carpentry Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program for residents interested in pursuing career pathways in the Skilled Trades as Carpenters, Dry-Wallers and Millwrights starting in early October. The successful completion of this intensive, hands-on course serves as a direct pathway to becoming a more»

'SHOT HEARD AROUND THE WORLD’ - Strike At Sysco In Syracuse ‘Threatens Food Supplies To Restaurants, Hospitals & More’

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Don Cazentre & Charlie Miller at Syracuse.com report on 200 Teamsters Local 317-represented Drivers and Warehouse Workers employed at the Central New York Distribution Center for Food Supplier Sysco, who walked off the job earlier this week. The job action affects supplies to local restaurants - as well as big institutions like schools, colleges, more»

Labor News Update: TWU Representatives Meet With 9/11 Museum Curators & Executives For Inclusion In The Museum For The Role Their Members Played At Ground Zero

Published on Thursday, September 29, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Transit Workers Union (TWU) Local 100 Representatives, including Union President Tony Utano, have met Meet With 9/11 Museum Curators and Executives to secure the Union’s and its Members’ inclusion in the museum. The Union has been seeking recognition for its Members’ crucial role in clearing the way for First Responders’ rescue and more»

Teamsters’ President Sean O’Brien To Amazon: ‘We’re Comin’ Hard’

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in National Labor News
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports on Teamsters National President Sean O’Brien, who delivered a hard message to Amazon while standing in the back of a flatbed truck parked in front of the Giant On-Line Retailer’s Seattle headquarters: “We’re comin’ hard” for them. Amazon isn’t the sole Corporate more»

A National AFL-CIO Panel Says You Can “Blame Corporate Greed, But Not Workers, For Inflation”

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports on a National AFL-CIO Panel of Pro-Worker Economists who are warning policymakers to blame Corporate Greed, not Workers, for inflation. The Economists warn that “today’s inflation really is rooted in some of the same long-standing policy choices and long-standing power imbalances” between more»

“We Are Going To Drag Our Editors Into This” - The New York Times’ ‘Labor Fight Is Demoralizing The Newsroom’

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Charlotte Klein at Vanity Fair reports on Union Members’ outrage over stalled contract negotiations The New York Times, which has increasingly spilled out into public view as the New York Times Guild has turned up the organizing pressure, with Times Staffers tweeting their frustration and more than 300 of them sending e-mails to leadership about the more»

The New York State Department of Labor Is ‘Cracking Down’ On Unemployment Insurance Fraud, Seeks Repayments

Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 in New York State Labor News
JeanneTyler Moodee Lockman at WHAM-TV/ABC 13 reports on New York State Governor Kathy Hochul, who was in Syracuse to announce actions to crack down on unemployment insurance fraud after a New York State Department of Labor (DOL) investigation found such fraud accounted for more than $11 million in benefits payments in August. To Directly Access This Labor more»

“Skilled Trade Workers Are Vital To Pennsylvania’s Economy” - IBEW Local 163 Joint Apprenticeship & Training Effort Receives $297,000 In State Funding

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
MyChesCo.com reports Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced $297,000 in new funding for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 163 Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) – money that will go towards providing training for 30 Apprentices in Northeastern Pennsylvania. “Skilled Trade Workers are vital to more»

Columbus Museum Of Art Employees Form A Union Through AFSCME

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(COLUMBUS, OHIO) – Employees at the Columbus Museum of Art want management to voluntarily recognize their union, which Workers are forming through American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Council 8. In late August, 30 Employees delivered a letter requesting voluntary recognition of their Union, Columbus Museum of Art more»

People To Know In New York Cannabis: RWDSU/UFCW’s Nikki Kateman

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in New York State Labor News
NY Cannabis Insider Staff interviewed Nikki Kateman, who serves as Political and Communications Director for Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU)/United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 338 prior to NY Cannabis Insider’s Conference – which will be held on November 4th in Tarrytown and feature a slew of expert panelists. more»

New ‘Striketober Looms’ As U.S. Walkouts ‘Increase Amid Surge In Union Activity’

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in National Labor News
Michael Sainato at The Guardian reports on thousands of Workers across the U.S. who are going on Strike or threatening to do so heading into October, amid a recent surge of Labor action activity in America - and just one month before the crucial Mid Term Elections. To Read This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

Dr. Madhav Narayan, A Physician In The Heartland, Says: “We Must Stop Abandoning The American Railroad Worker”

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
In The Omaha World-Herald’s Midland Voices Opinion Column, Dr. Madhav Naraya, a Physician in The Heartland, says there’s a crisis on our railroads. While there was a great amount of media coverage of the recent and potential Strike by Railroad Workers, Dr. Naraya says there is very little coverage of what railroad companies are doing to these more»

What Would The Grey Nuns Of The Sacred Heart Think? Labor Turmoil At Buffalo’s D’Youville University Has Some Staff ‘Leaving For Greener Pastures’ As Union & Management ‘Are Locked In Contentious Negotiations’ On A New Contract

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Members of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) turn their backs to display a message the Union is sending to D’Youville University Administrators as they attempt to bargain a new contract: one faculty united for ALL students. The Members strike a pose outside one of the more»

Starbucks Could Face 'Just Cause' Bids At Hundreds Of Unionized U.S. Cafes

Published on Tuesday, September 27, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Reuters’ Hilary Russ reports from New York City that Starbucks plans to start negotiating its first Labor Contracts with Employees at hundreds of Unionized U.S. cafes in October, which the coffee chain announced this week. Baristas and Shift Supervisors in at least 240 company-owned U.S. Starbucks locations have Unionized in a little over a year. To more»

The ‘New’ Labor Movement: ‘A Movement For All’ Workers

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022 in National Labor News
Ken Green at Union Track reports that there’s a new Labor Movement happening across the U.S. Green says it’s what Rani Molla, a Senior Data Reporter at Vox, calls “a new era for the American Worker,” and it looks different from Labor Movements of the past. Green writes it’s a resurgence in Unionizing and Worker action that is more»

The U.S. Department Of Labor ‘Refocuses On Proven’ Registered Apprenticeship Model, ‘Rescinds Industry-Recognized’ Apprenticeship Program - Cites ‘85-year Record Of Promoting Higher Quality Training & Worker Protection Standards’

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) has announced a final rule to rescind the Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program and will direct the Department’s resources toward Registered Apprenticeships to expand access to good-paying jobs and create reliable pathways to the Middle Class. The USDOL issued this final rule after more»

Trader Joe's Staff Petition To Unionize At Brooklyn Store

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Bloomberg reports Trader Joe’s Employees have petitioned to Unionize a New York City supermarket, extending a recent wave of organizing at the company and within the broader U.S. Retail Industry. The Brooklyn site employs around 185 Workers. To Directly Access This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

“Don’t Be Cheap” - CWA-Represented Workers Rally Outside Con Edison HQ, ‘Demand’ The Energy Giant ‘Not Outsource Labor To Contractors’

Published on Monday, September 26, 2022 in New York State Labor News
Dean Moses at AMNY reports on Communications Workers of America (CWA) Local 1101-represented Con Edison Workers who rallied outside the Energy Giant’s headquarters near Union Square last week in protest of the company allegedly set to drop a Union contract in favor of cheaper labor. Moses reports CWA Local 1101 Officials say such a move will result in more»

Organized Labor ‘Kicks Off’ The United Way Of Greater Niagara’s 2022 Fundraising Campaign With A $42,400 Donation - Niagara-Orleans Labor Council, Labor Leader Denise Abbott & The USW’s Melissa Mazzarella Honored With Awards At The Event

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
(NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK) – What a way to kick off the annual United Way of Greater Niagara’s (UWGN) 2022 Fundraising Campaign - with a big round of thanks to Labor. The UWGN’s breakfast awards event got things underway on Friday (September 23rd) morning at the Niagara Falls Riverside Resort where the Niagara-Orleans AFL-CIO Central Labor more»

International Association Of Machinists And Aerospace Workers Seeks Representation Election For 3,000 JetBlue Ground Workers

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in National Labor News
David Shepardson at Reuters reports on the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers (IAM) seeking to represent 3,000 JetBlue Ground Workers. The IAM is the largest Airline Union in North America and represents Workers at every major U.S. airline. To Read This Labor News Report, Go To: more»

Washington, D.C.-Area Airport Workers ‘Demand Better’ Health Care, Pay & Job Protections

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Mark Gruenberg at People’s World reports on Workers who are employed at Washington D.C.’s Dulles and National Airports – including a number who are Unionized and are Members of the Service Employees International Union and Unite Here, who are battling their bosses over sick time, and demanding better health care, pay and job protections. more»

Nashville’s Construction Industry ‘Is Booming’ & ‘One Job Training Program Is Helping Tennesseans Get A Piece Of The Pie’

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
Like many critical industries in Tennessee, the construction field is facing a labor shortage. Businesses have been having a hard time finding skilled Laborers, like Welders and Iron Workers. Damon Mitchell at WPLN.org reports on a program called Music City Construction Careers, which has been trying to get people who normally aren’t exposed to the more»

“I Never Thought As A Physician That Unionization Was Possible”

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
This Summer, 13 Physicians, Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants from four Eugene, Oregon-area clinics operated by PeaceHealth overwhelmingly voted to form a Union in an election supervised by the National Labor Relations Board. The new group, PeaceHealth Providers United, will focus its Collective Bargaining Power on addressing burnout, more»

Ullico Casualty Group, NFP & Partner With The New Terminal One To Launch A Landmark Alternative Dispute Resolution Program That Will Give NYC Union Labor A Competitive Advantage Vs. Non-Union Labor ‘To Level The Playing Field’

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) – The Ullico Casualty Group, LLC, an insurance solutions provider for Labor Organizations, and NFP - a leading insurance broker and benefits consultant, have partnered with the New Terminal One, a consortium of Labor, operating and financial partners building a world-class, all-international terminal at JFK Airport. Through this more»

U.S. Department Of Labor Joins With The Cornell University School Of Industrial And Labor Relations To Co-Host The ‘Equity In Focus Summit’ In Washington, D.C. - An Event ‘Focused On’ Gender, Racial Equity In Policymaking & Job Creation

Published on Sunday, September 25, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - At the Equity in Focus Summit that was held at the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in Washington, D.C., speakers and panelists discussed the importance of gender and racial equity in policymaking and workforce development. Co-hosted by the Department’s Women’s Bureau and the Cornell University School of Industrial and more»

Once Upon A Time, “Waitress” Was A Union Job. Could History Repeat Itself? It Could.

Published on Friday, September 23, 2022 in National Labor News
Haley Hamilton at Slate.com thinks history could repeat itself and that the employment position of Waitress could once again become a Union-represented job. Case in point, Hamilton says Unionization in the Service Industry is increasingly, as Employees at Chipotle and several Starbucks locations, as well as Google’s Cafeteria Workers, have more»

Labor Service + Solidarity Spotlight: The National AFL-CIO & The Chris Gardner Foundation ‘Join Forces To Give Students Life-Changing’ Job Opportunities

Published on Friday, September 23, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) – The National AFL-CIO has announced a ground-breaking and new partnership with the Chris Gardner Foundation’s Permission to Dream Program to put students with limited economic opportunities on an early path to the Middle Class. National AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Fred Redmond and Chris Gardner, founder of the Chris Gardner more»

“When Companies Blatantly Disregard And Oppose Their Employees’ Fundamental Right To Organize, They Put Their Reputation On The Line” - New York City Pension Funds ‘Put Starbucks On Notice’

Published on Friday, September 23, 2022 in New York City Labor News
(NEW YORK CITY) - The New York City Pension Funds have filed a shareholder proposal that calls for an independent, third-party assessment of Starbucks’ adherence to Workers’ freedom of association and Collective Bargaining Rights. The proposal was filed on behalf of pension fund clients. “When companies blatantly disregard and oppose more»

‘Using Numbers To Delve Into A Workplace Problem,’ CSEA ‘Member Action Leads To Warren County Victory’

Published on Friday, September 23, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(QUEENSBURY, NEW YORK) - As a new Activist and self-confessed Data Geek, Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) Warren County Local and Unit President Chris Connell used numbers to delve into a workplace problem. Connell’s research and tenacity, along with using his Union’s many Member resources and involving CSEA Members in advocating for more»

“We Worked Through The Pandemic And Put Ourselves At Risk, So Not To Be Willing To Work With Us Is A Slap In The Face” - More Than 300 Buffalo Public School Teachers Picket Outside School Board Meeting, Demand Board Negotiate Contract In Two Weeks

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Buffalo and Western New York Labor News
WNYLaborToday.com Editor’s Note: In the WNYLaborToday.com photo collage above, more than 300 Buffalo Teachers Federation (BTF)-represented Buffalo Public School Teachers picketed before the Buffalo School Board’s meeting that was held on Wednesday (September 21st) at Buffalo’s School for the Performing Arts. Afterwards, BTF President Phil more»

Home Depot Workers File Union Petition in Philadelphia

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in National Labor News
Olivia Rockeman at Bloomberg.com reports 274 Home Depot Employees based in Philadelphia have filed a petition to Unionize, according to a National Labor Relations Board filing - a rare move at the Home-Improvement Retailer amid a growing nationwide Labor Movement. To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: more»

Union Growth ‘Offers Greater Promise To Workers’

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
Stephen Herzenberg, who serves as the Executive Director of the Keystone Research Center, recently penned a Labor Perspective for TribLIVE.com that’s headlined: Union Growth Offers Greater Promise To Workers. Herzenberg opines that it’s no surprise Workers are joining Unions at a rate not seen in decades. To Directly Access His Labor more»

Actors' Equity Organizes Lecturers Employed At The Griffith Observatory Planetarium In Los Angeles

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
Chloe Rabinowitz at BroadwayWorld.com reports Actors' Equity Association, the National Labor Union representing more than 51,000 Professional Actors and Stage Managers in live entertainment, has filed with the Los Angeles City Employee Relations Board on behalf of the Planetarium Lecturers at Griffith Observatory. To Directly Access This Organizing Labor more»

IBEW Local 134 Trains Chicago Youth For The ‘Growing’ Solar Market

Published on Thursday, September 22, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
In Chicago, Michael Gerstein YouthToday.org reports on International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 134 using funds from 2016 Illinois State Climate Legislation to run a two-week Solar Academy geared toward young people. According to Gerstein, the effort is drawing students and recent graduates from a handful of schools across Chicago, some more»

Referred To Her Office By NYSNA, NYS Attorney General Returns $24,000 To Nurses Taken Advantage Of By The Albany Med Health System, Which Will Pay $114,000 For Illegally Forcing Former Nurses To Pay Fees Following Resignation Or Termination

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in New York State Labor News
(ALBANY, NEW YORK) – New York Attorney General Letitia James has announced a second agreement with Albany Med Health System after finding Albany Med included an illegal provision in employment contracts with Nurses who were hired from overseas. That illegal provision, or “repayment fee,” required Nurses to pay thousands of dollars if they more»

From City & State: 1199 SEIU President George Gresham 'Wants Labor Leaders To Support Younger Organizers' & Talks About How The 'Old Guard' Can Learn From People Like Amazon Labor Union President Chris Smalls

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in New York City Labor News
Bob Hennelly at City & State sat down with George Gresham (pictured above), President of 1199 Service Employees International Union (SEIU) - the powerful Health Care Workers Union with nearly 450,000 Members. Gresham told Hennelly he wants Labor Leaders to support younger Organizers and talked about the ways the so-called Old Guard can learn from more»

You Have The Right To Form & Join A Union

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Unions improve the well-being of Workers and support the mission of the U.S. Department of Labor (USDOL) in many ways - by improving job security and benefits, strengthening Labor-Management partnerships and advocating for safer workplaces. Union Workers also earn more than their Non-Union counterparts and enjoy better benefits. In more»

Looking To Buy A Union-Made Car Or Truck? Then Check Out The UAW’s 2023 Union-Built Vehicle Guide

Published on Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in National Labor News
The National AFL-CIO has posted a link to the list of vehicles that are made in the United States or Canada by Members of the United Auto Workers and Canada’s Unifor Union. When purchasing one of the listed vehicles, it’s important to check the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). A VIN beginning with "1" or "4" or "5" identifies a U.S.-made more»

Workers Employed At United We Dream - The Largest Immigrant Youth-Led Network In The Country, ‘Go Union’ With The Communications Workers Of America

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Organizing News From Across The U.S.A.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Workers at United We Dream (UWD), the largest Immigrant Youth-Led Network in the country, have won voluntary recognition after a majority of eligible staff showed their support for Union Representation with the Communications Workers of America (CWA), Union Officials announced. “We’re so proud to win our new Union and join more»

Architectural Glass & Metal Technician Program Certifies 1,000th Glazier

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Apprenticeship and Training News
(SACKETS HARBOR, NEW YORK) - The Architectural Glass & Metal Technician (AGMT) Program – North America’s only ANSI-accredited, third-party assessment of an experienced Glazier’s knowledge and abilities - has certified its 1,000th Glazier since the program began in 2019. Mike Marye, an Indianapolis Glazier and a Union Member more»

New EPI Report Assesses The Biden Administration’s Record For Workers: Biden’s ‘Advanced’ Worker Rights In The First 18 Months Of His Administration, ‘But There’s Much More To Do’

Published on Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in Labor News From Washington, D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – A new Economic Policy Institute (EPI) report lays out the major actions Biden and Democrats have taken to protect and support Workers in the first 18 months of the Biden Administration - including passing a major fiscal stimulus package to address the COVID-19 Pandemic and appointing Pro-Worker Leaders to key Federal positions. more»