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by Guest Post | on Nov 23, 2021

Black Friday: Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Day

Harry Van Arsdale Jr. was born on this day 116 years ago, November 23, 1905. This date is important to the history of not only Local 3 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers but the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 19, 2021

Can O'Brien Beat Bezos?

In one of the most important union elections in recent memory, a successor to the Teamsters' long-time President James Hoffa has been chosen by the membership. The election marks the end of the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 18, 2021

UAW Members Approve John Deere Contract

After a month on strike, which included voting down two tentative agreements, UAW members who work at John Deere overwhelmingly voted to end their strike and accept the latest tentative agreement...

by Brian Young | on Nov 16, 2021

Scranton Teachers Strike Enters Third Week

Since November 3, schools in Scranton Pennsylvania have been closed due to a strike by the city’s teachers. The decision to strike came after the teachers were forced to work without a contract...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 15, 2021

Burgerville: First Union Fast Food Contract

For the first time in the history of the fast food industry in the United States, workers at a fast food restaurant will be covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The deal came after three...

by Brian Young | on Nov 15, 2021

Chicago Police: Fire Bigot Union Prez

The controversial police union President in Chicago Illinois is once again making headlines for all of the wrong reasons. While previous headlines have included his support for Trump and derogatory...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 10, 2021

NJ Man Sentance to 3.5 Years in Prison for Jan 6 Attack

Ten months after the deadly attack on the United States Capitol by supporters of Trump, the first insurrectionist has been sentenced for the violent actions that took place on January 6th. Scott...

by Brian Young | on Nov 10, 2021

Vote Begins on Historic Starbucks Union Election

For 50 years, baristas at Starbucks have been making lattes. In those 50 years, the company has expanded to be a worldwide staple in the coffee industry. As the company expanded, its workers have...

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2021

Meet the Union Veterans Council

On November 11th, the United States honors our veterans on Veterans Day. In the union movement, the Union Veterans Council (UVC) works with our vets to bring them into the union movement. The work...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 03, 2021

UAW Members Reject Second Deal at John Deere

For the second time in a month, John Deere workers are on strike after rejecting a tentative agreement. The latest rejection comes after an agreement was reached over the weekend to end the two-week...

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