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by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2019

Can We Prevent Call Center Offshoring?

More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about how to take action in...

by Guest Post | on Jul 10, 2019

July 10: Linemen Appreciation Day

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. An early summer thunderstorm had knocked out power in parts of northwest Washington, D.C.

by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2019

Everyone Wants to Join a Union

Over the last few weeks, a lot of rough news has come out. Whether it’s Trump’s continuing war on labor, the NLRB’s attempts to make it harder to organize, or the campaign against...

by Guest Post | on Jul 03, 2019

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T

The CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements with AT&T's Midwest and AT&T Legacy T units, including AT&T Legacy T in Puerto Rico, and AT&T Mobility in Puerto Rico.

by Guest Post | on Jul 03, 2019

Flawless Replacement at Nuclear Power Plant

This post was written by the IBEW. When back-up generators at nuclear power stations stop working, the clock starts ticking before federal rules require the main unit to shut down. So, when the 49...

by Brian Young | on Jun 27, 2019

Overruling Janus

One year ago, the Supreme Court issued the Janus v AFSCME decision that brought right to work to the entire public sector. While this decision got a lot of attention, it was just the next step in a...

by Press and Media | on Jun 24, 2019

The Side Hustle Generation

Even with a "strong" economy, 45% of workers say that they have a side gig. Find out more about this from Bankrate.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 24, 2019

Deflating the Rat

Inflatable rats and fat cats are a staple of many union protests. However, NLRB General Counsel Peter Robb is hoping to use the courts to deflate these props and make their use illegal.

by Guest Post | on Jun 20, 2019

IBEW Encourages Voter Participation

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. A major initiative is underway to ensure that every IBEW member eligible to vote is registered, aiming to educate members that participating in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 18, 2019

AFL-CIO Hosts Town Hall

On Monday, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka kicked off a series of Town Hall meetings. The first one took place in Pittsburgh, and more will be held on Tuesday and Wednesday in Cleveland and Detroit...