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by Guest Post | on Jun 11, 2020

GoPro the New Canary in Power Plants

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center For members of Cranbury, N.J., Local 94 working for the state’s largest utility, PSEG, safety is embedded into everything they do. And that...

by Guest Post | on Jun 10, 2020

Stopping Work for 8 Minutes, 46 Seconds

This post was written by CWA District 1 VP Dennis Trainor   As trade unionists and as Americans, we were all outraged by the vicious murder of George Floyd. We are heartened by the...

by Wayne White | on Jun 03, 2020

Black Teacher: I Am Not Ok

#IAMNOTOK   I am not okay that I am made to feel less of an American than other Americans watching people in their pickup trucks and jeeps waving the big ole red, white,...

by Brian Young | on May 13, 2020

Trump Withholding Pay for NYC's Frontline Workers

With over 187,000 cases and 20,000 dead from COVID-19 New York City has been the hardest hit area in the world. On the frontlines of the war have been nurses, transit workers, police, fire, EMS, and...

by Daniel Hinton | on May 08, 2020

IBEW Members Step Up in Times of Need

New York remains the epicenter of the COVID-19 outbreak, so thousands of businesses have been closed and hundreds of thousands are out of work going over the past two months. These are extremely...

by Guest Post | on May 06, 2020

IBEW Union Turns Moonshine into Hand Sanitizer

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department “With many members of Gulfport, Miss., Local 903 still working, keeping their families safe requires a plentiful supply of hand sanitizer....

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 27, 2020

2-Minute Tribute to Grocery Store Workers

Tuesday, April 28th is Workers Memorial Day, a day to mourn the workers who died on the job over the past year. This year’s remembrance takes on a new meaning as our essential workers go to...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2020

Honoring Those Who Died

This post was written by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) April 28 is Workers Memorial Day, when we remember workers killed or injured on the job and renew our commitment to fight for...

by Brian Young | on Apr 21, 2020

Organized Labor to the Rescue

 Schools are shut down, businesses are closed and only essential workers are heading out to work in many parts of the country. Yet this hasn’t stopped unions in the heart of the COVID-19...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 15, 2020

Remembering the Fallen

This post was written by the AFL-CIO and is being updated whenever new deaths are reported. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads across the United States, our sisters, brothers...

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