by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2020

MLK in Pictures

On January 20th we celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The noted civil rights leader was also a fighter for union rights. Throughout the Civil Rights movement, Dr. King was the link that...

by Press and Media | on Oct 11, 2019

Social Security Payouts Getting Bigger

The Social Security Adminstration has announced a $24 increase in payments. Find out why this simply isn't enough to keep up with the cost of living below. 

by Guest Post | on Oct 09, 2019

Union Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Chemistry

New York State United Teachers (NYSUT) today congratulated NYSUT member M. Stanley Whittingham, a distinguished professor of chemistry and materials science at Binghamton University on winning the...

by Guest Post | on Sep 25, 2019

Trump Proposes Cutting School Lunches

Educators are united against President Trump’s proposal to undercut the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, which would take away food assistance from millions and deny access to free...

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...

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