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by Brian Young | on Apr 14, 2021

Which Unions Won or Lost in 2020

2020 was a tough year for workers. Work moved out of the office and into people’s homes, there was record unemployment especially in the travel industry, and some workers were put on the...

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 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...

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