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by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2021

White House Strategizes Jobs Plan with IBEW

Last month, President Biden introduced the American Jobs Plan. This is an ambitious multi Trillion-dollar plan to rebuild the Country’s infrastructure and put Americans to work. Biden has been...

by Press and Media | on Apr 30, 2021

Walsh: Gig Workers are Employees

US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh has signaled that changes could be coming to the classification of gig workers. Find out more below from Reuters.

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2021

Biden Increases Minimum Wage to $15 for Federal Contractors

After failing to raise the federal minimum wage, President Biden is making good on his promise to help raise wages for workers by issuing an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal...

by Guest Post | on Apr 26, 2021

Biden Picks Union Leader for TVA Board

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate retired Tenth District International Vice President Robert P. “Bobby...

by Chris Erikson | on Apr 14, 2021

Every Good Trade Job Ends

If you are on a good job, enjoy it while it lasts, because it is guaranteed that it’s going to end. They all do, and we all remember the good ones. It is the same for the not-so-good ones,...

by Brian Young | on Mar 31, 2021

Biden Proposes $2T Infrastructure and Jobs Plan

For four years Trump promised an infrastructure week and a massive infrastructure plan. The failure to deliver became a joke on the internet as he finished his term without any substantial proposal....

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 30, 2021

Biden Creates OffShore Wind Zone

Across the country, states are moving away from fossil fuels and moving towards renewable sources of energy. One of those sources is offshore wind. While popular in other parts of the world, offshore...

by Brian Young | on Mar 15, 2021

OPM: Remove Trump Union-Busting Orders from CBA's

On President Joe Biden’s third day in office, he signed an Executive Order repealing Trump’s anti-union executive orders that forced federal agencies to institute anti-union provisions...

by Brian Young | on Feb 25, 2021

Costco Raises their Minimum Wage to $16

Supermarket giant Costco has announced that the company will raise its minimum wage to $16 an hour for workers in the United States beginning next week. The announcement was made by the company...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 09, 2021

House Passes Bill to Strengthen Apprenticeships

A bill that would create 1 million new Registered Apprenticeship, youth apprenticeship, and pre-apprenticeship positions over the next five years has been passed by the House of Representatives and...