News From: Community

by Brian Young | on Jun 30, 2020

Ten Ways to Spot a Karen

Across the country in this dismal era of Trump, Karens have been ravaging the nation. Everything from unjustly calling the police on black men, harassing non-Karens who try to food shop, or throwing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 18, 2020

Unions Join Juneteenth March for Black Lives

June 19th is celebrated across the country as Juneteenth, the holiday celebrating the end of slavery in the United States. The holiday marks the day that the last slaves in Texas were freed thanks to...

by Brian Young | on Jun 17, 2020

Gallup Poll: National Pride Hits Record Low

A new Gallup poll shows American Pride has reached a two-decade low thanks to Trump. The new low comes as the United States is mired in a global pandemic, economic recession, and daily protests...

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...

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