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by Brian Young | on Dec 09, 2021

Workers Form First Union at Starbucks

Workers at a Buffalo-area Starbucks have formed the company’s first union. Votes were counted at the Elmwood Rd store on Thursday afternoon making them the first corporate location in the...

by Brian Young | on Dec 08, 2021

NLRB Gives Go-Ahead on Starbucks Union Vote

Starbucks workers in Buffalo New York won a big victory before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) after the board ruled that a union vote could go ahead. If the vote succeeds, the three...

by Brian Young | on Dec 03, 2021

Trump's War on Unions and Education

While Trump was still in the White House, he issued a series of executive orders directly targeting federal unions. One of the department's that was the most successful in enacting the orders was...

by Brian Young | on Dec 02, 2021

Agreement Reached at Kellogg

UPDATE: Kellogg's workers have rejected this agreement. Find out more here. Late on Wednesday, December 1, BCTGM and Kellogg’s reached a tentative agreement that could end the nearly two...

by Guest Post | on Dec 01, 2021

Puerto Rican Utility Workers Chose IBEW

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. The 650 members of an independent union representing Puerto Rico's utility workers merged with Orlando, Fla., Local 222 in June, giving...

by Guest Post | on Nov 23, 2021

Black Friday: Harry Van Arsdale Jr. Day

Harry Van Arsdale Jr. was born on this day 116 years ago, November 23, 1905. This date is important to the history of not only Local 3 and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers but the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 19, 2021

Can O'Brien Beat Bezos?

In one of the most important union elections in recent memory, a successor to the Teamsters' long-time President James Hoffa has been chosen by the membership. The election marks the end of the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 18, 2021

UAW Members Approve John Deere Contract

After a month on strike, which included voting down two tentative agreements, UAW members who work at John Deere overwhelmingly voted to end their strike and accept the latest tentative agreement...

by Brian Young | on Nov 16, 2021

Scranton Teachers Strike Enters Third Week

Since November 3, schools in Scranton Pennsylvania have been closed due to a strike by the city’s teachers. The decision to strike came after the teachers were forced to work without a contract...

by Brian Young | on Nov 15, 2021

Chicago Police: Fire Bigot Union Prez

The controversial police union President in Chicago Illinois is once again making headlines for all of the wrong reasons. While previous headlines have included his support for Trump and derogatory...

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