News From: Community

by Ken Bradley | on Jun 22, 2018

Building Bikes for Kids

Local 29 participated in the United Way "Build a Bike" campaign where they work with boys and girls from clubs throughout the region. The children come to Heinz Field and they are paired...

by Guest Post | on Jun 13, 2018

Adults with Autism Need Jobs, Not Handouts

The Centers for Disease just reported that Autism rates in America have increased; now one in 59 children are on the spectrum. What amounts to a 15 percent rise in just two years is cause for alarm,...

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 10, 2018

Where all the Labor Monuments Are

Across the nation, there are great monuments to the labor union legacy, and some may even be closer than you realize. Add these sites to your travel itinerary to put a union twist...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 08, 2018

The New American Gestapo and Pablo the Pizza Man

Yes, there are some bad hombres who make it across the border. No one is disputing that and a wall is not going to stop them. Common sense supports that fact as well. When the Irish, Poles, and...

by Press and Media | on May 29, 2018

Why Some Starbucks Closed Today

Starbucks across the country closed today for a company-wide bias training.  Find out more about the training from Politico's Morning Shift

by Brian Young | on May 11, 2018

The Largest Food Drive in America is Tomorrow

Saturday, May 12th, union letter carriers from around the country will be doing more than delivering mail, they will be taking part in the nation’s largest food drive. The food drive, known...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2018

IBEW Retrofits Homeless Shelters

Just north of Cincinnati, union activism, community service and politics go hand in hand. And Matt Von Stein hopes it stays that way. Von Stein is president of Hamilton, Ohio, Local 648. He...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2018

Advocating for Women in the Male Dominated Trades

They’re advocates for their union and the building trades, mentors, volunteers and friends who understand what it’s like to be a woman in a male-dominated industry. New local women...

by Press and Media | on Apr 30, 2018

LIBN: State of the Union

10 years after the 2008 Financial Crash, the Long Island Business News takes a look at the economy and job market following "The Lost Decade." Kris LaGrange, of UCOMM Media Group, is quoted...

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2018

Diocese to Adopt Workers Memorial Mass

Worker’s Memorial Day is April 28th and unions across America recognize this day and celebrate the passage of the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 which created OSHA. Every region...

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