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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 25, 2021

New Hampshire Legislature Considers Right to Work Bill

With Republicans controlling the New Hampshire legislature and the Governors' office, there is a new push to pass the Northeast’s first right to work law in the Granite State. The effort...

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...

by Brian Young | on Jan 20, 2021

A New President

On January 20th, Joe Biden took the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States. Biden taking office ends four years of chaos and inaction under Trump and hopefully ends the four...

by Brian Young | on Jan 13, 2021

Painters Union Launches PRO Act Campaign

With Joe Biden set to become President next week and Democrats gaining control of the Senate, while holding control of the House of Representatives, the push to pass the PRO Act has restarted. The...

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