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News From: SEIU

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 20, 2021

Biden First 100 Days: Help Unions

With Joe Biden now becoming the President of the United States, unions are stepping up their effort to ensure that Biden is the most pro-union President in history. Some of these are things that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 13, 2021

Organized Labor Built Vaccine Facilities

Across the country, states are rushing to rollout the COVID vaccine. As cases are spiking it has become more important than ever to get the vaccine produced and distributed as quickly as possible....

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2021

Rioting NYC Transit Worker to be Fired

Following the attack on the United States Capitol on Wednesday by Trump supporters, there has been a nationwide manhunt for the perpetrators. That manhunt has come back to New York where a...

by Brian Young | on Dec 07, 2020

Pandemic Demonstrates Need for Unions

Even with a preventable pandemic raging, workers are continuing to organize. From Washington D.C. to Guam, working people are demanding a voice at work. Here are a few recent organizing wins. At...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 11, 2020

Biden Adds 27 Union Leaders to Transition Team

With Joe Biden becoming the President-elect on Saturday, the process of transitioning from Trump to Biden has begun. Even without the help of Trump or the General Services Administration (GSA), Biden...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 25, 2020

Why Workers Unionize: The Minneapolis Model

Originally by Aaron Gallant, AFL-CIO Blog More than six months have passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., and more workers across America are joining in solidarity to create...

by Brian Young | on Aug 24, 2020

Successful Union Organizing Drives

With the National Labor Relations Board now open to conduct union elections, union organizing wins are happening at a rapid pace. From San Francisco to Pittsburgh to Macon Georgia, workers are...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 05, 2020

Worker Centers Under Attack

Worker centers play an important role in helping organize workers who aren’t traditional union members. These centers usually focus on helping immigrant workers to get benefits, teach them...

by Brian Young | on Jul 22, 2020

Federal Unions Endorse Biden Big Time

The two largest federal unions have announced their endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden for President. The endorsement was not a shock since Trump has been at war with the unions since he...

by Brian Young | on Jul 20, 2020

A Strike for Black Lives

Thousands of essential workers took part in a Strike for Black Lives on Monday, walking off the job for eight minutes and 46 seconds to honor George Floyd.