News From: covid-19

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 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 Guest Post | on May 06, 2020

Nurse: I Want My Death to Make You Angry

This post was written by the MN Nurses Association What is it like being a nurse in a pandemic? Every day I bounce through the stages of grief like a pinball. The ricochet and whiplash leaves my...

by Press and Media | on May 01, 2020

I'm Not Disposable

No life is worth sacrificing for Trump's ego. Below is an editorial that was written by Varda Yoran about what she still has to live for.

by Brian Young | on Apr 24, 2020

Airline Union: Wear a Mask if You Fly

People flying around the country may be at record lows during the COVID-19 pandemic, but there are still hundreds of flights a day around the country. Most of these passengers are essential workers...

by Press and Media | on Apr 22, 2020

Employers: No Liability if Employee Get COVID-19

Frontline workers are being asked to work in some of the most dangerous times and are sometimes being asked to do it without proper PPE. Whether the employer didn't have enough like in many...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2020

SEIU Opens COVD-19 Testing Sites

Before the country can re-open medical professionals and elected officials are warning that COVID-19 testing needs to be expanded. While some states are already looking to re-open, other states are...

by Guest Post | on Apr 17, 2020

America Could See the Biggest Labor Movement in Decades

This post was written by Steve LeVine. Steve was on this week's UCOMM Live. Listen to his interview by clicking here. In September 1945, a little-remembered frenzy erupted in the United States...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 17, 2020

Podcast: A Union Boom after COVID-19

Glen Casey calls in to talk about NY Governor Andrew Cuomo's handling of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Steve LeVine of Medium calls in to talk about how America is about to witness a huge growth of...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 16, 2020

NJ Hospital Retaliates Against Workers

This post was written by the NJ AFL-CIO The New Jersey State AFL-CIO stands for our front-line heroes fighting the coronavirus pandemic every day. We are outraged by ongoing retaliation against...