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News From: Union

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2021

Union Organizing Wins in Insurance and Air Traffic Control

Workers across the country are fighting for better wages, better benefits, and an effective voice at work. To get this they are organizing and joining unions. Below are some of the newest victories...

by Press and Media | on Jul 07, 2021

Missouri Woman Refuses Vaccine, Is Now Dead

A woman in Missouri is dead after refusing to get the COVID-19 vaccine and then contracting the Delta variant.

by Brian Young | on Jul 06, 2021

Steelworkers Reach Agreement to End Three Month Strike

On March 30th, 1,300 workers at Allegheny Technologies Inc (ATI) went on strike. They were largely protesting the company wanting to move healthcare costs onto the workers. Now, over three months...

by Guest Post | on Jul 02, 2021

Pharmaceutical Industry Commitment to Unions Worth $1.5 Billion

The Pharmaceutical Industry Labor-Management Association today released an update to its first-of-its-kind report on the economic impact of the long-standing partnership between skilled craft unions...

by Brian Young | on Jul 01, 2021

Judge Blocks Law Aimed at Teachers Unions

A judge has blocked a new Indiana law that would have required teachers' unions to recertify every year that their members approved of paying union dues through automatic deductions. In the...

by Brian Young | on Jun 29, 2021

Firefighters Continue Search for Survivors

On Thursday, June 24th, the 12-story Champlain Towers South in Surfside Florida collapsed killing at least 11 people. As of June 29th, over 150 people are still deemed missing. As the building...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 28, 2021

NYC's Massive Safety Sweep

Following three tragic deaths on New York City construction sites last month, the City’s building department has taken part in a month-long sweep to ensure that construction is being done the...

by Brian Young | on Jun 28, 2021

Bill Would Give Apprentices College Credit

A new bill in the United States Senate seeks to help people in apprenticeship programs get college credit for their work. The bill, called the Apprenticeships to College Act, was introduced by...

by Guest Post | on Jun 24, 2021

The Limits of Labor Law and What the PRO Act Can Fix

This article was written by the IBEW Media Center. America’s current labor law leaves much to be desired from the worker’s perspective, according to new research from the Economic...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jun 23, 2021

Supreme Court Rules Against Unions in California Case

On Wednesday, the United States Supreme Court ruled in the Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid that a California law that protected union organizers' rights was unconstitutional. This decision deals a...