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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 25, 2021

Help Texas Union Members

Last week, record cold hit Texas and shut down power for millions. With temperatures in the single digits, millions were left without heat. All of this happened in a state that is not prepared for...

by AFL-CIO | on Feb 19, 2021

Building Trades Offer to Convert Union Halls to Vaccination Sites

This article was written by the AFL-CIO. Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 13, 2021

Organized Labor Built Vaccine Facilities

Across the country, states are rushing to rollout the COVID vaccine. As cases are spiking it has become more important than ever to get the vaccine produced and distributed as quickly as possible....

by Guest Post | on Dec 23, 2020

A Community Thanks their Local Teamster

This post was written by the NYTeamsters on Instagram. UPS drivers are appreciated by their customers in cities and towns across the country, but a community in Virginia wanted to express that...

by Press and Media | on Dec 18, 2020

Report: NYPD Excessive Force During Protests

A new report has found that the NYPD was unprepared for protests in June following the death of George Floyd. Find out more about what the New York City’s Department of Investigation's...

by AFL-CIO | on Nov 27, 2020

Unions That Gave on Thanksgiving

This post was written by the AFL-CIO For Thanksgiving weekend, many working families will take time off to share a meal, either virtually or in person. Many others have to...

by Guest Post | on Oct 14, 2020

Unions Increase Political Power for Poor People

This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. It's generally assumed that politicians are more responsive to their well-heeled and wealthy constituents than they are to the poor and...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2020

"I'm just a Lineman from Penelec"

Tom Whitehead has met heads of state and dined with Academy Award-winning actors. He’s consulted with some of the most respected doctors in the world. He’s traveled the globe and given so...

by Guest Post | on Sep 14, 2020

COVID Can't Stop the IBEW 94 Food Drive

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Even though their state was among the hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic, the members of Cranbury, N.J., Local 94’s “NxtUp94...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 11, 2020

IBEW Local 3 NYC: Reliving 9/11 Every Year

This year, we remember the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. On a sunny day, in 2001 our innocence was lost forever as two planes flew into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center. Another...

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