News From: Good Jobs Now

by Guest Post | on Oct 10, 2019

IBEW Supports Nuclear Powers America Act

This post was written by the IBEW. In an age of shrinking bipartisanship and climbing global temperatures, the Nuclear Powers America Act might just be the bipartisan legislation the country needs...

by Guest Post | on Oct 08, 2019

Study: WV Prevailing Wage Repeal Lowers Wages

This post was written by the IBEW. Students at Mountain Valley Elementary School in southern West Virginia’s Mercer County were forced to wait more than a month beyond the start of the...

by Guest Post | on Sep 23, 2019

Chicago Teachers Threaten Strike Over Student Needs

The Chicago Teachers Union is ready to go on strike. Unless the district does a better job addressing the pressing needs of Chicago’s public school students, teachers could be walking the...

by Press and Media | on Sep 18, 2019

Recession Making Impact in Trump Voting Hometowns

Trump's trade war has had a huge impact on many sectors of the economy. Some experts now say that some of these areas may have already entered into a recession and that the people who are most...

by Brian Young | on Aug 21, 2019

Classes to Close the Wage Gap

UCOMM has previously reported about New York City's attempts to close the wage gap through laws like banning the box. Now they are launching a new program to educate women on how to negotiate at...

by Press and Media | on Aug 15, 2019

Union Work vs the Gig Economy

The New York Times takes a look at the controversial pipeline that involves non-profits funneling ex-cons into non-union construction jobs. Of course, these new workers are helping the developers...

by Press and Media | on Aug 07, 2019

Retail Workers Make Wage Gains

With a tight job market and a strong push for a $15 minimum wage, retail workers are seeing their wages increase, but they still lag behind most other sectors. Find out more from Newsday below....

by Press and Media | on Aug 05, 2019

Jay Inslee Pitches Green, Union Jobs

Over the weekend, Democratic candidates gathered in Las Vegas for the AFSCME convention. While all of the candidates pitched their union plans to one of the largest unions in the Country, Washington...

by Guest Post | on Jul 29, 2019

Senate Energy Bill Supports Union Jobs

This post was written by the IBEW. An IBEW-backed bill introduced in the U.S. Senate would ensure that the country’s growing number of clean energy construction jobs will be filled by...

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2019

Can We Prevent Call Center Offshoring?

More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about how to take action in...

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