by Buddy Thoman | on May 23, 2018

New Jersey Saves Clean Nuke Jobs

Today, Governor Phil Murphy signed the nuclear subsidy bill into law. This ends a long 9-month fight to save our 3 nuclear power plants. By signing this bill, the Governor is saving 750 Local 94...

by AFL-CIO | on May 15, 2018

AFL-CIO Highlights the Need for Infrastructure Investment

This week is Infrastructure Week, an annual event where an increasingly powerful coalition led by local, state and federal leaders, as well as both businesses and labor unions,...

by AFL-CIO | on May 11, 2018

Make Sure Mother's Day is Union Made

You have no excuse for waiting until the last minute to find a nice gift for Mother's Day that also carries the union label. Our friends at Labor 411, the union...

by Guest Post | on May 10, 2018

National Third Shift Worker Day

From stocking shelves to providing late-night medical care, when the rest of the world goes to sleep, many UFCW members’ work days are just getting started. To celebrate the hard work and...

by AFL-CIO | on May 04, 2018

The Future of Work in the Digital Age

In Washington, D.C., yesterday, leaders and advocates for working people came together to discuss the future of work. The occasion was the first meeting of the AFL-CIO Commission on...

by Guest Post | on Apr 26, 2018

Raising Tipped Wages is Good for Business

For a small-business owner, there is only one sustainable path forward for the restaurant business in New York. No, it does not involve adding poke bowls, avocado toast or jackfruit. It’s one...

by Press and Media | on Apr 25, 2018

75% of Recruits Drop Out in the First Week

When Newsday heard that 75% of recruits drop out of IBEW 1049 and PSEG Long Island's training program, they decided to take a look at what makes this highly skilled profession so hard. Read below...

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 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 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...

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