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by Guest Post | on Feb 11, 2021

Can an Employer Mandate the COVID-19 Vaccine?

Since COVID-19 began to shut down workplaces, schools, restaurants, and entertainment venues many people have been waiting with bated breath for a vaccine. Now 11 months in and the vaccine is being...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 03, 2021

Amazon Brings Union-Busting to the Bathroom

On February 8th, workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama will begin voting on whether Amazon should have their first union. The warehouse, which opened in March 2020, is organizing with...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 28, 2021

Gas Leak Kills 6 at Georgia Poultry Plant

A liquid nitrogen leak in a poultry plant in Georgia has killed six people and sent multiple others to the hospital including some firefighters. The leak occurred at the Prime Pak Foods plant in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 27, 2021

Capitol Police Union: Leadership Failed Us

The January 6th attack on the US Capitol left dozens of Capitol police officers injured. One officer died from his injuries and two others who responded to the attack have committed suicide. On...

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2021

Chicago Teachers Covid Strike

When the 2019-2020 school year started in Chicago teachers began the year teaching remotely. At the beginning of 2021, some preschool and special education teachers were brought back for in-person...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 21, 2021

Biden Signs Order to Create COVID OSHA Standard

One day after taking the oath of office to become the 46th President of the United States, Joe Biden has hit the ground running with a number of Executive Orders (EO) aimed at controlling the COVID-...

by Brian Young | on Jan 15, 2021

List: Capitol Insurgents Who Lost Their Job

Listed below are the worst of the worst. Since the DC Riot, the FBI has asked for help in identifying those who took part in the violence. Many have been identified and some have lost their jobs....

by Brian Young | on Jan 08, 2021

FBI Releases Pictures of Wanted Trump Rioters

Two days after the attack on the US Capitol, there are still many unanswered questions as well as a national search for the perpetrators. Some, like Richard Barnett, the man seen sitting in Speaker...

by Guest Post | on Jan 05, 2021

13 Things to Do If Your Boss Doesn't Take COVID Seriously

This post was written by the AFGE Winter is not coming. It’s already here.   Due to the high volume of COVID-19 exposure in several government agencies, our union has...

by Press and Media | on Dec 21, 2020

Boston Cops Bragged About Hitting Protestors

A new video has emerged of Boston Police attacking protestors during the George Floyd protests. Read more below from Yahoo.