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by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 23, 2021

AFGE Announces Boldest Agenda Yet for Federal Workers

For the last four years, federal unions like AFGE were in a huge battle with Trump to protect basic benefits and protections. Some of the things that Trump went after included federal pensions, union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2021

Push Out the PRO Act Toolkit

On February 4th, the PRO Act was introduced in Congress. This labor bill would be the largest change to labor law in decades and would strengthen unions and workers rights. Some of the things that...

by Brian Young | on Feb 18, 2021

Biden Meets with Labor Leaders in the White House

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris invited union leaders to the White House on Wednesday to discuss investing in infrastructure and the COVID relief bill. Included in the meeting...

by Brian Young | on Feb 16, 2021

20 Things Biden Has Done to Help Unions

Nearly a month into his Presidency, President Joe Biden has already taken some big actions to help working people. Some of them have gotten a lot of attention while others have been done quietly....

by Brian Young | on Feb 10, 2021

Deputy Labor Secretary Fought Slave Labor

During the process to select a new Labor Secretary, President Biden was given a plethora of good choices, including former union Presidents, organizers for the AFL-CIO, and people who had run state...

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...

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