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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 08, 2021

Postal Unions to Biden: Make Bold Changes

With President Biden having a few weeks to get his feet under him after taking over for Trump, postal worker unions are now pushing him to make changes at the much-maligned Postal Service. They are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 04, 2021

How to Advocate for the PRO Act

While the PRO Act is an extremely important bill for America's workers, many people still don’t know the specifics. That’s why PassThePROAct.org have put together an infographic to...

by Brian Young | on Feb 04, 2021

PRO Act Introduced in Congress

The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was reintroduced into the House and Senate on Thursday. This piece of legislation would be the biggest overhaul of labor law since WWII and is a top...

by Brian Young | on Feb 03, 2021

Biden Fires More Trumpers in US DOL

President Biden’s quest to rid the government of Trump’s labor officials continued this week with the announcement that 10 Trump appointees to the Federal Service Impasses Panel (FSIP)...

by Brian Young | on Feb 02, 2021

NLRB Lawyer Rolls Back Trump Era Policies

Just hours after taking the oath of office, President Biden announced that he had fired the anti-union General Counsel to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Peter Robb. After also firing the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 01, 2021

Anti-Union Groups Come After Walsh

One of President Biden’s last picks to fill out his cabinet was Boston Mayor Marty Walsh who he nominated to be the Labor Secretary. While Walsh has significant support within the labor...

by Brian Young | on Jan 28, 2021

Rep. Marjorie Taylor: Awful and Evil

Since being elected to the House of Representatives in November, Georgia Republican Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene has been stirring up controversy. While some in Congress have pushed to limit...

by Brian Young | on Jan 26, 2021

Raise the Wage Act Calls for $15 Minimum Wage

Since 2009 the federal minimum wage has been stuck at $7.25 an hour. Currently, 20 states have minimum wages that are at or below the federal minimum wage. However, a new bill in Congress would raise...

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2021

Biden Repeals Union-Busting Executive Orders

On Thursday, Biden signed an order to direct OSHA to establish a temporary safety standard for COVID-19, a top priority of the AFL-CIO. On Friday, he followed that up by taking action on a top...

by Brian Young | on Jan 21, 2021

President Biden Fires Peter Robb

Just hours into President Joe Biden’s first term, he began delivering results for the union members that helped to put him into office. While the 17 Executive Orders that he signed got a lot of...

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