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by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2021

Unions Promise to Defend Teachers in Critical Theory Fight

As states moves towards banning the teaching of “critical race theory” in public schools the leaders of the two largest teachers unions in the country are vowing to protect their members...

by Guest Post | on Jun 30, 2021

The Laws that Keep Children of Bigots Dumb

This column was written by Cathy Young and first appeared in Newsday. A push, led by conservative activists, to ban critical race theory and other "divisive concepts" from education is...

by Brian Young | on May 20, 2021

Striking Miners are Broke

Seven weeks ago, coal miners at WarriorMet Mine in Brookwood, Alabama went on strike. Workers in the mine said that they decided to strike after the company refused to restore cuts that the union...

by Press and Media | on May 04, 2021

A Worker Owned Farm Stand

A group of immigrant workers in Long Island, New York have taken their future into their own hands by opening the Long Island Framworker Cooperative just in time for Mother's Day. Find out more...

by Brian Young | on Apr 30, 2021

Teamsters: Reunite Families

One of the largest unions in the Nation, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, has announced that they will be supporting an immigration bill to reunite families. The bill, known as the...

by Brian Young | on Mar 04, 2021

Report Shows Growing Need for Infrastructure Spending

A new report has been released highlighting the crumbling infrastructure in the United States and the immediate need for massive infrastructure spending. While the report details that things are...

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...

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