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“The PRO Act ‘Could Transform’ The Labor Landscape” - A Jacobin Magazine Interview With International Union of Painters & Allied Trades General Vice President Jim Williams

Published on Monday, January 25, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - As Joe Biden entered the White House with slim majorities in the House and Senate, Organized Labor is making a concerted push for a major piece of legislation: the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act - a wide-ranging Labor Law reform that would help Workers fight back after decades of retreat in the face of aggressive employers. more»

Instacart Is Firing Every Employee Who Voted To Unionize - Layoffs Are Hitting 10 Unionized Workers In Skokie, Illinois, In Addition To Other Instacart Employees

Published on Sunday, January 24, 2021 in National Labor News
Instacart is laying off every Employee who voted to Unionize, Motherboard reports. The news comes as the company shuts down in-store operations at some grocery stores amid the Coronavirus Pandemic and doubles down on curbside pickups. The layoffs impact 10 Unionized Workers at a grocery store called Mariano’s, in addition to other Instacart more»

Organized Labor ‘Warmly Welcomes’ Joe Biden Into The Presidency - But Some Unions Are ‘Split’ On His Inaugural ‘Unity’ Theme

Published on Friday, January 22, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - As might be expected, Union Leaders warmly welcomed the January 20th inauguration of Democratic President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, whom Organized Labor helped push to victory last Fall - but they split between endorsement and silence on a main theme of Biden’s inaugural address: Reaching for unity in a more»

Pension Solvency Relief ‘Gets Fresh Shot’ in Democratic Congress

Published on Thursday, January 21, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Saving under-funded pension plans from bankruptcy has a better chance of coming to fruition now that Democrats control both the White House and Congress. Under divided rule, lawmakers pushed pension solvency via stand-alone bills, as part of economic relief packages, and in super-committee talks that ultimately failed because of more»

In Boston, ‘Construction Stops COVID’ - Martin Walsh, Boston Mayor & Joe Biden’s Pick To Head The U.S. Department Of Labor, Says His City Has Just Instituted The “Highest Safety Standards In The Nation”

Published on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 in National Labor News
(BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS) - Boston’s Building Trades Unions, joining with three construction companies and two public-health organizations, have launched a program to stem the spread of COVID-19 that they say is the first of its kind in the Nation. The Construction Stops COVID initiative is setting up “testing hubs” near job sites in Boston more»

“Let’s ‘Go And Get Into Some More Good Trouble’” - CWA-Represented Lumen Technologies Workers Fight Telecom Giant for MLK Day Off

Published on Monday, January 18, 2021 in National Labor News
(MONROE, LOUISIANA) - One multi-national company is using Martin Luther King Day to issue a slap in the face to its Union, undermining the very legacy of the Civil Rights Leader. Louisiana-based Telecommunications Giant Lumen Technologies (formerly CenturyLink) announced to its Staff in late October 23 that it would be newly establishing a company holiday more»

6,000 Amazon Warehouse Workers Will Hold Union Vote In Alabama On February 8th

Published on Sunday, January 17, 2021 in National Labor News
(BESSEMER, ALABAMA) - A National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Hearing Officer has ruled Amazon Warehouse Workers in Alabama can hold a Union vote starting on February 8th. Roughly 6,000 employees at the Alabama Fulfillment Center in Bessemer, Alabama will cast their ballots via mail on whether to join the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union more»

The National AFL-CIO’s Workers First Agenda – Labor Organization Urges Incoming Biden Administration & Congress To Transform The Lives Of Working People

Published on Friday, January 15, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – The National AFL-CIO has released its Workers First Agenda, a five-point plan that the Labor Organization is urging the incoming Biden Administration and Congress to implement in order to seize this opportunity to transform the lives of Working People through bold, structural change. The National AFL-CIO’s affiliated Member more»

Fast Food Workers At McDonald's, Wendy's & Other Chains Will Strike Friday To ‘Demand Boosting’ The Minimum Wage To $15 An Hour - The Strike Will Take Place On What Would Have Been Martin Luther King Jr's 92nd Birthday

Published on Thursday, January 14, 2021 in National Labor News
Fast Food Workers in at least 15 U.S. cities are planning to strike on Friday (January 15th) to demand an increase in the Federal Minimum Wage to $15 an hour and for the right to Unionize, according to the Fight For 15 And A Union Organization, an international movement of Workers advocating for better wages. The organization has been staging walkouts more»

Labor Perspective From Former New York Times Journalist Steven Greenhouse: COVID-19 ‘Puts Workers In Danger’ - ‘It's Another Reason We Need’ Unions

Published on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 in National Labor News
The Guardian Editor’s Note: Steven Greenhouse served as a long-time Labor Journalist for The New York Times and Author, focusing on Organized Labor and the workplace. He is the Author of Beaten Down, Worked Up: The Past, Present, and Future of American Labor In May, Workers at a McDonald’s in San Francisco said that when they asked their more»

This May Have Started Something: The Google Union Just Passed 700 Members

Published on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 in National Labor News
The Alphabet Workers Union (AWU) passed 700 members on Monday (January 11th), growing from roughly 230 at launch on January 4th. The group, which is open to Employees and Contractors at Google’s parent company, includes Workers from 35 offices across the United States and Canada. The AWU organized in secret for almost a year before going public with more»

The 30 ‘Most Powerful’ Unions In America - Where Does Your Union Rank?

Published on Monday, January 11, 2021 in National Labor News
Few things have been as important to the development of a strong Middle Class in America as the Labor Union. Labor Unions have been an essential piece of the social fabric that helped ensure Workers could have a strong voice in getting paid fair wages, securing important benefits and ensuring safe working conditions. However, the days of Organized Labor more»

Giant Food Gains Union Approval For Pension Plan Transition That Impact 18,000 UFCW-Represented Workers - Grocery Store Chain Will Invest $800 Million In Past & Future Pension Benefits For Member Workers

Published on Sunday, January 10, 2021 in National Labor News
(LANDOVER, MARYLAND) - About 18,000 Giant Food Associates represented by United Food & Commercial Workers (UFCW) Locals 400 and 27 have approved a plan to shift to a Variable Annuity-based Pension Program (VAPP). Landover, Maryland-based Giant said that, under the agreement, the current pension plans - the Food Employers Labor Relations Association more»

Union Leaders Blame Trump For Insurrection, Coup Try

Published on Friday, January 8, 2021 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Union Leaders are blaming Republican President Donald Trump for the violent insurrection which saw thousands of White Nationalist Domestic Terrorists overrun the U.S. Capitol earlier this week. The invaders demanded a coup to keep Trump in power. The act, incited by Trump’s words at a rally held earlier in the day, temporarily more»

General Motors & Ford Convert Hundreds Of Temps To Permanent Employees

Published on Thursday, January 7, 2021 in National Labor News
(DETROIT, MICHIGAN) - More than 650 General Motors Company Temporary Employees and nearly 400 Ford Motor Company Employees will become Permanent Full-Time Employees this month, the automakers announced earlier this week. GM and Ford both have agreements with the United Auto Workers (UAW) to convert Temporary Employees to permanent positions so they can more»

More Than 200 Google Employees Unionize Amid Workplace Controversies

Published on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 in National Labor News
A group of Employees at Google is Unionizing over claims the Tech Giant has been failing to address workplace discrimination and unethical business practices. “Our company’s motto used to be ‘Don’t be evil.’ An organized workforce will help us live up to it,” the Union’s leaders wrote in an Op-Ed published by The more»

An Observation From Our Friends In The ‘Great White North’ - The Coronavirus Pandemic ‘Has Caused A Surprising Rebound’ For Canadian Unions, ‘Participation Higher Now Than It’s Been In 15 Years’

Published on Monday, January 4, 2021 in National Labor News
Surprisingly, the Coronavirus Pandemic is positively impacting the Canadian Labor Movement in terms of the size and importance of Unions – and there’s nothing like a crisis, it seems, to remind Workers that when times are tough it helps to have a powerful ally at your back. But there were already signs of an uptick in Union Membership before more»

The Coronavirus Crisis ‘Must Be A Call For Unions To Reshape The World’

Published on Sunday, January 3, 2021 in National Labor News
The economic shutdown caused by COVID-19 lockdowns has thrown the world into turmoil and accelerated trends that were already underway. But Unions are prepared and they can seize the moment to remake the world. The virus seems to have emerged at a fresh produce market in Wuhan, China, sometime in late 2019. Like the proverbial butterfly flapping its more»

Labor 2020 In Review: Workers ‘Struggle Under The Weight’ Of The Coronavirus Pandemic

Published on Thursday, December 31, 2020 in National Labor News
(ACROSS THE UNITED STATES) - Workers will feel the ramifications of this unprecedented year long into the future. The Coronavirus Pandemic has claimed more than 300,000 lives, destroyed millions of jobs, busted gaping holes in public budgets, and magnified the myriad inequalities that have come to define life in the United States. Notwithstanding a few more»

Jezebel’s ‘Sheroes’ - Sara Nelson, The Leader ‘We Needed Most’ In The Labor Movement

Published on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 in National Labor News
In January 2019, weeks into Republican President’s Donald Trump’s government shutdown, Sara Nelson accepted the Labor Federations’ MLK Drum Major for Justice Award with a soaring, and startling, speech. The annual award doesn’t typically lead to national news headlines, but that year Nelson, the charismatic head of the 50,000-strong more»

A Reason To Unionize: A Temp Worker Died on the Job After FedEx ‘Didn’t Fix a Known Hazard’ - The Fine: $7,000. FedEx Workers At The Memphis World Hub Say They Were ‘Pressured To Work Faster Than They Felt Was Safe.’

Published on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 in National Labor News
(MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE) - Fannie Stanberry had been on the job for two months as a Package Handler at FedEx Express’ massive World Hub when, toward the end of her overnight shift, packages started to fall from a huge shipping container that rolled past her. As Stanberry, then 61, bent to pick up the packages, she fell and became trapped between the more»

The UFCW ‘Seeks To Prioritize’ COVID Vaccination Of Nation’s Meat & Poultry Workers

Published on Monday, December 28, 2020 in National Labor News
The Nation’s largest Union for Meatpacking Workers and the association representing meat producers have joined forces to urge all 50 U.S. Governors to urgently prioritize COVID-19 vaccination for Front Line Meat and Poultry Workers across the United States, in accordance with official Centers for Disease Control (CDC) guidance. In a new joint letter more»

The ‘Stunning’ Workers' Victory In New Mexico ‘That You Haven't Heard About’ - New Mexico ‘Made It Way Easier For Workers To Form A Union & Here’s What It Means’

Published on Sunday, December 27, 2020 in National Labor News
(SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO) - In March, New Mex­i­co Gov­er­nor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed H.B. 364, a major over­haul of New Mexico’s sys­tem of Pub­lic Sec­tor Labor Rela­tions. It was hailed by the Team­sters as a nec­es­sary mod­ern­iza­tion and the Amer­i­can more»

National AFL-CIO President Trumka: The COVID-19 Relief Deal ‘An Important First Step, But There’s Much More Left To Be Done’

Published on Wednesday, December 23, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – National AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, who heads the nationwide Labor Federation whose Affiliated 55 Member Unions combine to represent 14 million Workers, has released the following statement on the passage of the HEROES (Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions)Act: It’s been more than seven months more»

There’s A ‘Renewed Interest In Made In America,’ Which Has Been A Boon To Small Manufacturers During COVID-19, But Many Are Now Asking: ‘Will It Continue?’

Published on Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in National Labor News
When the Coronavirus Pandemic took hold earlier this year, American manufacturers stepped up to the plate, going to extraordinary lengths to make the supplies needed by Front Line Workers. Meanwhile, there was a renewed sense of appreciation for Made in America, as people saw firsthand the deadly consequences of off-shoring so much of our critical more»

A Green Deal For American Workers?

Published on Monday, December 21, 2020 in National Labor News
In February 2019, the Green New Deal reached the House of Representatives, bringing with it a slew of controversy. House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi called it a “green dream,” while a caucus of Conservative representatives decried it as a “thinly veiled attempt to create a socialist society.” However, a closer look at the more»

Four IBEW Electricians ‘Take The Stage’ Today On ESPN2 - Union Members Participate In The Ideal National Championships, Which ‘Annually Pits The Top Electricians From Across The U.S. In A Skills Competition’

Published on Sunday, December 20, 2020 in National Labor News
IBEW News Editor’s Note: Pictured above, Kristen Clayton from International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) San Francisco Local 6 (background) competes with Alex Cook of Aurora, Illinois IBEW Local 461 at an invitational event that replaced this year’s canceled Ideal National Championships. The event will be show at 4 p.m. EST today more»

New Study Shows Construction Has The ‘Highest’ COVID-19 Rate ‘Of Nearly Any’ Industry

Published on Friday, December 18, 2020 in National Labor News
(LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA) - A new study tracking the results of more than 730,000 COVID-19 tests has found Construction Workers had the highest positivity rates for asymptomatic cases of any occupation, including Health Care Staff, First Responders, Correctional Personnel, Elderly Care Workers, Grocery Store Workers and Food Service Employees. The study, more»

Labor Unions ‘Battle For Working-Class’ Georgians - Advocates See The January 5th Senate Runoffs ‘As A Way To Improve’ Working Peoples’ Lives Across The U.S.

Published on Thursday, December 17, 2020 in National Labor News
(ACROSS THE STATE OF GEORGIA) - At a recent Labor rally ahead of Monday’s (December 14th) first day of early voting in Georgia’s January 5th Senate runoffs, Yvonne Taylor Brooks- who serves as Secretary-Treasurer for the Georgia State AFL-CIO, delivered a simple message: Electing Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock isn’t simply about more»

Labor Perspective From Alliance For American Manufacturing President Scott Paul: The ‘Made in USA’ Label ‘Matters,’ But We ‘Haven’t Done Enough to Protect It’

Published on Wednesday, December 16, 2020 in National Labor News
I am one of tens of millions of Americans who look at country of origin labels before making a purchasing decision and at the Alliance for American Manufacturing, we have made protecting the label a priority. Made in America matters: Supporting local businesses and Workers; Responsibly fighting against carbon emissions (the fuel used by those big shipping more»

A New NNU White Paper: ‘Deadly Shame’ – An Analysis Of The Devaluation Of Nurses’ Care Work & Resulting Inequities, Their Experiences On The Pandemic’s Front Lines & Ways To Redress These Issues Through Collective Action

Published on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - Deadly Shame: Redressing the Devaluation of Registered Nurse Labor Through Pandemic Equity is a new White Paper from National Nurses United (NNU), which provides an in-depth analysis of the devaluation of Nurses’ care work and resulting inequities, their experiences on the Coronavirus Pandemic’s front lines and ways to more»

Just In Case You Missed This: New Study Shows Unions ‘Increase Political Power for Poor and Working People’

Published on Monday, December 14, 2020 in National Labor News
It's generally assumed politicians are more responsive to their well-heeled and wealthy constituents than they are to the poor and Working Class - but a new study shows how Unions can shift that balance. Researchers Michael Becher at the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse and Daniel Stegmueller at Duke University looked at large data sets from the more»

Labor Perspective From Chuck Collins & Omar Ocampo Of The Institute For Policy Studies: After Making $1 Trillion Since COVID-19, Billionaires ‘Can Afford To Protect’ Their Front Line Workers ‘Before It’s Too Late’

Published on Sunday, December 13, 2020 in National Labor News
The Guardian Editor’s Note: Chuck Collins directs the Program on Inequality at the Institute for Policy Studies, where Omar Ocampo is an Inequality Researcher. They are Co-Authors of the report Billionaire Wealth vs Community Health: Protecting Essential Workers from Pandemic Profiteers, which was produced by Bargaining for the Common Good, the more»

People Of The Year: ‘Essential’ Construction Workers - As COVID-19 ‘Gripped’ The U.S., Construction Workers ‘Became National Role Models’ In How To Mitigate The Effects Of The Global Pandemic

Published on Friday, December 11, 2020 in National Labor News
When COVID-19 closed all but the most essential businesses in many parts of the U.S. this Spring, the men and women working on construction sites found themselves on the front lines of a battle that almost no one knew how to fight. Despite the risks to themselves and their families, they found ways to keep working even as other businesses shut down. They more»

‘Resisting’ Amazon ‘Is Not Futile’ - The Giant On-Line Retailers ‘Represents The Pinnacle Challenge’ To Union Organizers, ‘Who Could Be Approaching The Tipping Point Of Winning Real Worker Power’

Published on Thursday, December 10, 2020 in National Labor News
It seems eons ago that the youth-led Climate Strike of September 20th, 2019 brought four million people onto the streets worldwide. I was on the sidewalk outside Seattle City Hall, watching thousands of school-skippers march by. And then behind the teens came waves of exuberant people, no more than a decade or two older, their homemade signs held aloft: more»

National Transit Union Calls For Bus Drivers To Be Considered ‘Front-Line’ Workers As Port Authority In Pittsburgh Mourns Two Deaths

Published on Wednesday, December 9, 2020 in National Labor News
(PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA) - The COVID-19 deaths of two Port Authority Drivers highlight the exposure they face and the National Amalgamated Transit Union’s (ATU) push for Transit Operators to be included as Front Line Workers when immunizations become available. The authority announced its first Drivers had died from the virus, which has grown more»

SEIU-Represented Workers Employed At 11 State Of Illinois Nursing Homes Who Went Out On Strike On November 23rd Reach Agreement On A New Three-Year Contract - Celebrate By Having A ‘Family Reunion’ With Residents

Published on Tuesday, December 8, 2020 in National Labor News
(CHICAGO, ILLINOIS) – Union-represented Workers who went on Strike on November 23rd at 11 Illinois nursing homes have reached a tentative agreement to go back to work with raises and increased pandemic pay. Nearly 700 members of Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Illinois agreed on a new three-year contract with Infinity Healthcare more»

How Trump ‘Took The Middle Class To The Cleaners’ - Trump ‘Promised’ A Return To ‘Shared’ Prosperity, But The Benefits Of His Economic Policies ‘Only Bubbled Up To The Richest’

Published on Monday, December 7, 2020 in National Labor News
Donald Trump is gifted at marketing stodgy, old-line Republican policies as though they’re bold, transgressive and new. Think of it as policy laundering. And nowhere has this deception been executed to more damaging effect than in Trump’s handling of the economy. As a candidate, Trump positioned himself as a different kind of Republican. more»

Why The National AFL-CIO Both Sits At The Table & Marches In The Streets - Trade Unions ‘Know Our Labor System Is Broken, But How Can We Make It Work Again?’

Published on Sunday, December 6, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - OpenDemocracy.net recently caught up with Cathy Feingold, the International Director of the National AFL-CIO to discuss the Labor Movement’s engagement with trafficking, the questionable motives of philanthro-capitalism and the importance of being in the room where it happens: Question: You’ve been a part of the American more»

Here Are The Top U.S. Cities For Women In Construction - Breakdown Of Census Data Shows Areas With The Highest Share Of Women Construction Workers & Their Salaries

Published on Friday, December 4, 2020 in National Labor News
Men outnumber women in construction, substantially, but more women continue to join the field and often at higher wages than they would in other careers. Women make up 10% of the construction workforce - 1.1 million women, compared to 9.9 million men - according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). Despite the gap in the number of Workers, more»

American Automakers' ‘Billion-Dollar Bet’ On Electric – ‘The Truck Of The Future Is’ IBEW

Published on Thursday, December 3, 2020 in National Labor News
Americans like trucks. For every sedan sold in 2019, Americans bought more than two pickups and SUVs. One of every five cars sold was a mid-size sedan in 2012 - today it's barely one in 10. Trucks are useful and roomy, and in terms of comfort, they have come a long way since Chevrolet sold its first pickup a century ago without a bed - the customer had more»

Health Care Workers Are Organizing Like Their Lives 'Depend On It' - Faced With Ongoing PPE Shortages & Employer Obfuscation About Deadly Outbreaks, More Hospital Staff 'Are Seeing On-The-Job Solidarity As Essential Work'

Published on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 in National Labor News
(FRESNO, CALIFORNIA) – Since March, Reg­is­tered Nurse (RN) San­dra Oldfield and her fel­low Nurs­es had been sound­ing the pan­dem­ic alarm about dan­ger­ous con­di­tions at the Kaiser Per­ma­nente Fres­no Med­ical Cen­ter, the Cal­i­for­nia hos­pi­tal where she more»

Regional/Joint Approach Brings ‘IBEW Strong’ Diversity & Excellence To Massachusetts Stadium Project, And In The Process, Helped Create Opportunities For Women, Veterans & People Of Color

Published on Tuesday, December 1, 2020 in National Labor News
(WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS) - A strategic partnership between two International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Locals in Massachusetts helped Union Electricians win work on a minor league baseball stadium - while also promoting the Brotherhood’s longstanding values of diversity and excellence. “We ‘got this very high-profile job more»

How Despicable Is This? Taking Tips From Your Employees Who Are Delivering Food During A Pandemic - DoorDash To Pay $2.5 Million For Allegedly Misusing Worker Tips

Published on Monday, November 30, 2020 in National Labor News
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) - DoorDash will pay $2.5 million to resolve allegations that it misled consumers in the District of Columbia and misused tips intended for Workers. A lawsuit filed against DoorDash by Karl Racine, Attorney General for the District, alleged that between 2017 and 2019 the company let consumers believe their tips were for Workers, when in more»

As Holiday Shopping ‘Surges,’ The UFCW Calls On Retailers To ‘Strengthen’ COVID Protections & Reinstate Hazard Pay - There’ve Been More Than 100 Grocery Worker Deaths & 17,000-Plus Infected Or Exposed Since The Pandemic Began

Published on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in National Labor News
With holiday shoppers packing grocery stores, the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) - which represents 1.3 million Workers in grocery stores, meatpacking, food processing, health care, retail and other industries, has renewed its demand on retailers for improved COVID-19 protection and safety measures, as well as reinstating Hazard Pay Programs for more»

Meet Union Laborer Esteban Vera, Jr.: Philly's Latino Labor Champion

Published on Friday, November 27, 2020 in National Labor News
(PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANA) - Looking back on his upbringing, Esteban Vera Jr. calls everything a “blessing.” “Together, it takes a village sometimes to raise a child,” he said. For him, that village was the block of Mutter and Cambria Streets in the Fairhill section of North Philadelphia. His parents were proud Puerto Ricans who more»

How Pork Plant Execs ‘Sacrificed Safety For Profits’ - From City Hall To The White House, A USA TODAY Investigation Finds ‘Officials Let Triumph Foods Stay Open As Hundreds Of Workers Got Coronavirus, Four Died’

Published on Thursday, November 26, 2020 in National Labor News
USA TODAY Editor’s Note: This story is part of a collaborative reporting initiative between USA TODAY and the Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting and is supported by the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting. (ST. JOSEPH, MISSOURI) - Bernardo Serpa cut pork legs eight hours a day, six days a week. He made the same cut roughly 12,000 times more»

California Judge ‘Blocks Trump Rule That Targeted’ Home Care Providers & Their Unions

Published on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 in National Labor News
(THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA) - A Federal Judge in California has blocked a rule change by the Trump Administration that targeted Home Care Providers and their Unions and sought to weaken their collective bargaining rights. Released last year by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the rule sought to forbid Home Care Providers from having more»

How Unions ‘Help’ Workers During The Coronavirus Pandemic & How Employers ‘Cripple’ Those Efforts

Published on Tuesday, November 24, 2020 in National Labor News
Recent reports from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) show how Unions help Working People during times like the Coronavirus Pandemic and how they’re hobbled from doing more by Anti-Worker policies and practices. Studies have shown time and time again that Unions are good for Working People, both those covered by a Collective Bargaining Agreement more»

The Alliance For American Manufacturing’s Plan To Create 6.9 Million To 12.9 Million New Jobs by 2024

Published on Monday, November 23, 2020 in National Labor News
COVID-19 shocked the U.S. economy and made clear the U.S. needs to ramp up production of critical goods. Here’s how we make things better. It’s an entirely predictable sequence: Every four years, national political figures will find their way to Industrial Battleground States such as Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin, and proceed to more»