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by Guest Post | on May 09, 2019

America's Infrastructure Crisis Creates Opportunity for Gasworkers

Beneath nearly every American city, a crisis is unfolding. While talk of America's crumbling infrastructure focuses on bridges and roads, ports and airports, below ground the aging pipe networks...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 06, 2019

Farmwork: It's Too Hard for Americans to Do

Over the last decade, the agricultural industry has boomed in New York. Companies like Chobani have turned New York into the USA’s top producer of yogurt, sour cream, and cottage cheese. Plus,...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2019

Is Your Car Made in the USA?

It’s often hard for the average consumer to know where the products he or she buys are made. That’s because many manufacturers go to great lengths to hide the fact that their products are...

by Guest Post | on Apr 29, 2019

Fastest Growing Jobs are in Green Energy

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The fastest growing jobs in nearly a quarter of U.S. states are IBEW jobs according to projections form the Bureau of Labor...

by Press and Media | on Apr 12, 2019

Bank of America Raises Minimum Wage to $20

Although the Senate and Trump are refusing to raise the minimum wage, Bank of America and Amazon are increasing their companies wages and pushing their competitors to do the same. Below are two...

by Guest Post | on Apr 09, 2019

Toledo Local Looks to Recruit from New Communities

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The Latino population in northwestern Ohio has risen steadily over the last 40 years. For Toledo,Ohio, Local 8’s Ricardo Jiménez, this...

by Brian Young | on Apr 05, 2019

Trump Guts Union Benefits in his Budget

Trump has submitted his 2020 budget and he is using the plan to enact a series of changes to the federal workforce. Many of the provisions that Trump included seek to legislate executive orders that...

by Press and Media | on Apr 03, 2019

Google Demands Contractors Pay $15/Hr

Politico's Morning Shift is reporting that thanks to the organizing efforts of their staff, contractors will now be required to pay a living wage and benefits, although they will not require...

by Brian Young | on Mar 29, 2019

How the Gig Economy Hurts the American Workforce

The gig economy is growing at an alarming rate. Companies like Uber, Lyft, Seamless and Postmates are changing the way that people work. In many states, laws have failed to keep up with these...

by Press and Media | on Mar 27, 2019

McDonald's Said they will Support Wage Increases

Thanks to the Fight for $15, the world's second largest employer, McDonald's has decided to stop fighting an increase to the federal minimum wage. Read more from CBS News below.