News From: Community

by Brian Young | on Sep 20, 2019

Unions Join Worldwide Climate Strike

Across the world on Friday students and union members walked out and went on strike. The strike is not against one company, but rather a larger call for action on climate change.

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 11, 2019

9/11 Reminder: Come Together Again

At a regional meeting of elected trade union leaders in Philadelphia today, Chris Erikson, the Business Manager of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 3 in NYC started...

by Brian Young | on Aug 08, 2019

Union Leaders Respond to ICE Raid

Children and family members gathered outside of the National Guard base in Mississippi on Thursday desperately waiting for news on the status of their parents, of their husbands, and of their wives....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2019

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants, but they are also meant to strike...

by Guest Post | on Jul 02, 2019

IBEW Leads the Battery Revolution

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The North American electrical grid is the largest machine ever built by human hands. The interconnecting web of power plants, end users and...

by Press and Media | on Jun 28, 2019

Illegal: Serving Alcohol to Homosexuals

Today, June 28th marks the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Riots. This moment in history is often remembered as the spark that started the modern gay rights movement. While there was advocacy...

by Press and Media | on Jun 25, 2019

AP Exposes Border Deaths and Child Neglect

News from the border continues to get worse. Over the last week, the real condition that migrant children are being held in has begun to leak out and the American people are seeing how truly...

by Press and Media | on Jun 21, 2019

Traumatic Conditions for Children at the Border

Trump's failure to provide even the barest necessities for migrant children has turned the detention camps along the Southern border into inhumane prisons that are traumatizing the children that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 10, 2019

Harvey Milk and the Coors Boycott

June is Pride Month, a time when the LGBT community celebrates its community and remembers the struggle the community went through to gain equal rights. June was chosen because the modern Gay Rights...

by Brian Young | on Jun 05, 2019

Housing Protestors Arrested in Albany

With days left until New York’s rent control laws expire, dozens of protestors were arrested in a planned civil disobedience outside of the State Senate and Assembly chambers as well as outside...

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