News From: labor unions

by Guest Post | on Jul 07, 2017

Op-ED: Unions Stand for Freedom

Freedom is one of the most cherished American principles. But freedom means more than the ability to speak your mind, practice your religion, or choose your own democratically elected leaders. Our...

by Brian Young | on Jan 23, 2017

To Punch or not to Punch

Some of the most successful social movements have come when people stop playing by the rules and put their freedom on the line.  Of course, these tactics are controversial.  These actions...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 03, 2017

Curbing Workplace Rumors

The following is a communication put out by Gary Bonker, the elected Business Manager of IBEW Local 10 based in Binghamton NY. While it is specific to his local, we thought it would be good to share...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 28, 2016

Keeping your mouth shut

Pettiness. It happens all the time; in the workplace, at the union hall, wherever. Pettiness and nonconstructive criticism and complaints sometimes come in via email, or out loud on the mic at a...

by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2016

Law360 organizes with CWA

A 92 percent majority of the editorial staff of legal news website Law360 voted for Guild representation in a government-run election on Wednesday, despite an intense three-week management anti-union...

Weekly Address: Building Upon the Legacy of Labor Day
by Guest Post | on Sep 06, 2016

Progress is stamped by the union label

To America’s hardworking men and women:When workers raise their voices for a fair wage and dignity in the workplace, they sustain the story of America:  the idea that if you work hard, you...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 02, 2016

Many messages, one unified purpose

When you are the custodian of tens of thousands of email addresses and charged with managing communications for over 30 labor organizations, the week before Labor Day can be pretty hectic, especially...

by Daniel Hinton | on Sep 03, 2015

The People Are On Our Side

Last month, the most recent Gallup poll on labor unions' national approval showed their ratings are undeniably on an upswing. For the first time since before the Great Recession, 58 percent of...