by Press and Media | on Apr 17, 2018

How to Deal with Bad Bosses

Employees often have to deal with difficult bosses. Just ask the federal employees who seem to be quitting every day thanks to Trump. Here are some ways to deal with these types of managers.

by Brian Young | on Apr 13, 2018

Exposed: Right Wing Playbook to Discredit Striking Teachers

With teachers strikes and walkouts occurring in West Virginia, Oklahoma and Kentucky, support for teachers’ unions has begun to increase. In an effort to dampen down this good will, the right...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 12, 2018

We Need Equal Pay Data

An effort that would require big companies to reveal salary data by gender and race to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) was blocked by the Trump administration. This is...

by Brian Young | on Apr 12, 2018

Betsy DeVos Evicts AFGE From Department of Ed

For the past 30 years, the Association of Federal Government Employees (AFGE) have represented the employees of the Department of Education. As part of their collective bargaining agreement (CBA),...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 10, 2018

DeVos Attacks Striking Teachers

Teachers in Oklahoma are in their second week on strike, fighting for more school funding and better wages. While they have gained support from their students, parents and even celebrities like...

by Brian Young | on Apr 09, 2018

Teachers Union Approval Rises as Teachers Take Action

Teachers’ Unions often get a bad name. If you listen to charter school advocates like Michelle Rhee, Geoffrey Canada, and Betsy DeVos, you would think that these unions were the worst thing to...

by Guest Post | on Apr 06, 2018

I'm a proud member of the Chicago Teachers Union. Here's why.

When I first started teaching in Chicago, I was skeptical about being a member of the Chicago Teachers Union. I was a hotshot rookie teacher who looked at the “step-and-lane” system of...

by AFL-CIO | on Apr 05, 2018

Trump Wants to Slow Down Union Elections

Three years ago, the National Labor Relations Board took modest steps to streamline, modernize and improve the process by which workers petition for an election to vote on...

by Brian Young | on Apr 03, 2018

Teachers Strike in Oklahoma and Kentucky, Is Arizona Next?

Thousands of teachers continued their strike on Tuesday, marking the second day that many schools were closed across the state. Instead, teachers flooded to Oklahoma City to demand high wages and...

by Guest Post | on Apr 03, 2018

Teaching Congress About IBEW Apprenticeships

Members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce toured a D.C.-area IBEW training facility, where they received an education of their own about the value of electrical apprenticeships...