News From: Good Jobs Now

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 02, 2018

$15 Minimum Wage at Amazon

One of the largest and fastest growing companies in the world is increasing their minimum wage. This comes after workers began complaining about the low wages that were being paid by the richest man...

by Guest Post | on Oct 01, 2018

Wage Growth is Bull

Robert J. Shapiro is the chairman of the advisory firm Sonecon and a senior fellow at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business. He was President Bill Clinton’s...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 28, 2018

Save U.S. Call Center Jobs

At a Labor Meeting on Monday, September 17, the assembly will vote on the New Jersey Call Centers Jobs Act (A-1992)—an act concerning the relocation of call centers.

by Press and Media | on Sep 07, 2018

A Higher Minimum Wage Equals a Stronger Economy

Politico's Morning Shift recently reported on a new study that finds a correlation between a higher minimum wage and a growing economy.

by Press and Media | on Aug 21, 2018

Support For Teacher Pay Raises Increases

Following a year of teachers strikes, support for increasing their pay has risen by 13 points. Find out more from Ed Next's Annual survey.

by Guest Post | on Aug 15, 2018

Teamsters Get Industry-Leading Deal for UPS Aircraft Mechanics

One thousand three hundred UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees represented by Teamsters Local 2727 have secured significant raises in pay, improved retirement security and the protection of...

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...