by Guest Post | on Jun 18, 2018

Teamsters Demand Safe Schools in the City of Brotherly Love

Public school and elected officials joined with Teamster school administrators today to address the growing scourge of schoolhouse violence in Philadelphia, most recently in an assault on a...

by Guest Post | on Jun 18, 2018

CWA Organizing Blitz Signs Up 100 New Members

UPTE-CWA Local 9119 held an organizing blitz to fight back against a potential anti-union Janus Supreme Court decision in June by signing up almost 100 new members in the University of California...

by Press and Media | on Jun 14, 2018

Building a Strong Union in a Right to Work State

While everyone worries about the outcome of the Janus case, the Culinary Workers Union proves that organized labor can be a strong force even in a right to work state. Find out more about how they...

by Guest Post | on Jun 09, 2018

IBEW Local Triples in Size in Right to Work North Carolina

In 2007, Charlotte, N.C., Local 379 held its meetings in a two-car garage. Outside, the rumble and roar of NASCAR drivers doing practice laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway – located less...

by Brian Young | on Jun 08, 2018

Friday News Briefs

Verizon has announced that their CEO Lowell McAdams will be stepping down on August 1. McAdams had been the CEO of the telecom giant since 2011. During his tenure, he refused to negotiate a fair...

by Press and Media | on Jun 06, 2018

Gun Control: A Step in the Right Direction

As gun violence in schools continues to kill dozens of students and teachers, New York is taking action. Find out more from Newsday.

by Labor 411 | on Jun 05, 2018

Robert Ollett's '6-10' Wins Best Song

A powerful hip hop anthem about the pride a man takes in a long day’s work. A haunting ode to the hands that built American industry. A fast-paced celebration of American-made products. And a...

by Guest Post | on Jun 04, 2018

IBEW Helps Make LA the Number 1 Solar City

The stars of Hollywood shine brightly in Los Angeles, but it is the city's world-famous sunshine that has catapulted the City of Angels atop the list of America's most solar-friendly cities...

by Brian Young | on Jun 04, 2018

Organizing Victories in Right to Work States

Organizing a union in a Right to Work state is difficult. Often these states are not friendly to unions and have created laws and an environment that make it even tougher than normal to organize. For...

by AFL-CIO | on Jun 01, 2018

Janus: Rhetoric vs. Reality

Sometime in the next few weeks, the Supreme Court will decide a case called Janus v. AFSCME, Council 31, that threatens to undermine the freedom of working people to join together...