by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2020

AFSCME Sues Trump's DOL over Privatization

AFSCME filed a lawsuit today in federal court challenging a Department of Labor rule that allows states to skirt requirements to use a merit-based system when hiring Employment Service (ES) workers....

by Guest Post | on Feb 13, 2020

Teachers Unions: End Active School Shooter Drills

Today, Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund (Everytown), the American Federation of Teachers, and the National Education Association r (link is external)released a new (link is external)report (...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 12, 2020

Trump Bans Unions at Defense Department

Another day and another move by Trump to weaken unions that represent workers in the federal government. This time his focus is on union employees at the Defense Department (DoD).

by birchy82 | on Feb 07, 2020

Cuomo: Unemployment for Striking Workers After 2 weeks

Our good friend at Newsday, James Madore reports that Governor Cuomo took the side of workers trying to fight for better wages, benefits, and an overall better life.

by Brian Young | on Feb 03, 2020

The Coup to Save the UAW

For the last few years, the UAW has been under investigation from the feds. Millions have been spent on legal fees and the feds are looking into the possibility that just as much has been wasted and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 31, 2020

Trump Accused of Rape

For most be people being impeached is enough for one week, but this week Trump was also accused of rape in court.

by Guest Post | on Jan 30, 2020

A Clean Slate for Workers

More than 70 labor leaders, scholars, and activists, including CWA's Special Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo, contributed to a new report released last Thursday by Harvard Law School's Labor and...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 29, 2020

Amazon Employees Put Jobs on the Line Over Climate Change

Workers at Amazon are putting their jobs on the line to speak out against the company's destruction of the planet. On Sunday, 250 employees who make up the Amazon Employees for Climate Justice,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 24, 2020

Missouri adds 46,000 New Union Members

Across the nation, the percentage of union members is dropping, but in one midwestern state union membership bucked that trend and grew.

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2020

New Jersey Cracks Down on Misclassifying Workers

With the explosion of independent contractors and freelancers, there has also been an explosion in the misclassification of workers. In New Jersey, the legislature has decided to take up the issue...