News From: Community

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2018

Teamsters Members Buy Car for Co-Worker Who Walks Miles to Work Everyday

A hardworking Teamster at UPS just got a huge gift from his co-workers to thank him for his dedication to his family and his job.

by Brian Young | on Feb 01, 2018

Remembering the "I AM" Sanitation Strike Campaign

Across the nation people are taking part in the I AM 2018 day of remembrance for Echol Cole and Robert Walker. Both men were killed on February 1st when they were crushed by their sanitation truck....

by Brian Young | on Jan 31, 2018

How Amazon Fulfillment Centers Fail to Deliver Jobs

Recently there has been a lot of news about the cities bidding on Amazon’s second headquarters. In their plans, cities are proposing tax cuts, and are touting their benefits with the hope that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 23, 2018

DeVos touts DC Charter; Closed Due to Failing Test Scores

Just 9 months after Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Trump’s wife Melania visited a DC Charter School, the D.C. Public Charter School Board has announced that the school will be closing due...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 15, 2018

MLK Day is Our Day

All movements derive from the union movement. The will and desire to be treated fairly and have access to opportunity and progress is almost the sole mission of all social, economic and progressive...

by Kate Hogan | on Jan 08, 2018

Proudly Made in the USA: MyPillow

Pillows play a big part in how you sleep at night. When you’re out searching for your next one, look for one that is made right here in the United States. One such pillow is MyPillow.

by Brian Young | on Dec 21, 2017

Santa's All Year Round

The union movement teaches us that we are all brothers and sisters, regardless of trade or job status. Union members know that thanks to their bargaining power they are often better off than non-...

by Press and Media | on Dec 20, 2017

Misconduct Common in Workplaces

This article by Don Babwin originally appeared in The Associated Press. 

by Kate Hogan | on Dec 20, 2017

Made in the USA: Duraflame Firelogs

As decorated Christmas trees glow with lights, and stockings are hung by the chimney with care, people are looking for the best way to light their fireplaces. If you turn to an artificial log, buy...

by Press and Media | on Dec 19, 2017

Americans are Not Taking Vacations

A new report suggests that many workers are not taking all of their vacation days. Find out more below from the Long Island Business News.