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by Brian Young | on Jan 25, 2021

Biden Strengthens Buy American Provisions

Since Biden took office on January 20th, he has signed a number of Executive Orders (EO’s) to support America’s workers, including directing OSHA to create a COVID-19 safety plan and...

by Brian Young | on Jan 05, 2021

23 States Raise Their Minimum Wages

On January 1st, workers in 23 states saw raises as minimum wage increases took effect. States that raised their minimum wage included somewhere automatic increases were set years ago to create a path...

by Brian Young | on Dec 16, 2020

Unions Like Buttigieg for Transportation Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden made history on Wednesday when he announced that former South Bend Indiana Mayor and his one-time Presidential rival Pete Buttigieg would be his choice for Transportation...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 23, 2020

Unions Reach Deal to Put Actors Back to Work

When someone thinks of an actor, they usually think of a millionaire blockbuster movie star, but the reality is that the vast majority of actors and actresses are people that you never heard of or...

by Guest Post | on Oct 22, 2020

IBEW Teams with the NAACP to Expand Solar Training

This post was written by the IBEW. Evansville, Ind., Local 16 has a long, proud history. The city sent one of the 10 delegates to the IBEW’s first convention in 1891 and Local 16 has been a...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 25, 2020

Why Workers Unionize: The Minneapolis Model

Originally by Aaron Gallant, AFL-CIO Blog More than six months have passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., and more workers across America are joining in solidarity to create...

by Guest Post | on Sep 09, 2020

The Energy Future will be Union Built

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department Hundreds of IBEW members could be working as early as next spring on construction of the New Jersey Wind Port, a massive project that has union...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 14, 2020

Trades Sign Historic Agreement in New York City

New York City is one of the most heavily unionized cities in the country and much of the construction that is done is union. For countless families, these union jobs have brought them into the middle...

by Brian Young | on Jul 27, 2020

Is Southwest the Best Union Airline?

COVID-19 has hit airlines hard. Ridership is way down and it is not expected to increase to pre-pandemic levels for the rest of 2020. In response, many airlines have begun laying off staff. One...

by Brian Young | on Jul 24, 2020

Honolulu Mandates Union Work

For the first time in history, the union building trades will have first priority for jobs in Honolulu after the mayor reached an agreement with the local Building Trades Council.

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