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by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 09, 2021

Workers Organize at Private Schools, Shred-it and Newspapers

When workers have a voice at work, they are able to better fight for their rights. That is what workers at the Bessemer, Alabama Amazon warehouse believe and why Amazon is fighting so hard to stop...

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 29, 2021

Organizing Wins from Hawaii to Iowa

Workers across the country organized throughout the pandemic and through the holidays to give themselves a voice at work. From healthcare workers to Teamsters to government contractors they are all...

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 Brian Young | on Jan 19, 2021

Police Arrest 5 Striking Workers

A strike at the largest produce market in the world, Hunts Point Market, turned ugly after five picketers were arrested early Tuesday morning. According to the union, police showed up in riot gear...

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 Guest Post | on Dec 23, 2020

A Community Thanks their Local Teamster

This post was written by the NYTeamsters on Instagram. UPS drivers are appreciated by their customers in cities and towns across the country, but a community in Virginia wanted to express that...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 14, 2020

Teamsters Deliver First COVID-19 Vaccines

Following the FDA’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a national race was on to deliver the vaccine to hospitals and health care clinics so that frontline workers could begin getting...

by Press and Media | on Dec 10, 2020

Man Arrested after Bomb Threat at Teamsters Union Hall

A Teamsters local in Spokane, Washington had to deal with a bomb threat today after a crazed Trump supporter attempted to blow up the local Democratic office, which is located within the Teamsters...

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...

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