by Joseph Romano | on Mar 08, 2019

Unions are Stronger than Ever in a Post-Janus Era

Prior to the Supreme Court ruling last summer in the Janus v. ASCFME case, experts predicted that a ruling against unions would result in a significant drop...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 04, 2019

What Union is Qualified to Organize Amazon?

Oh, Amazon, what to do with you. First, you innovated e-commerce to become the world’s largest Internet retailer, and at the same time, you did your best to thwart organized labor at every...

by Guest Post | on Mar 01, 2019

Drivers at DHL Contractor Join the Teamsters

Drivers at KWK Trucking in Los Angeles, a contractor for DHL Express, voted 83-23 to be represented by Teamsters Local 986. There are 108 drivers in the bargaining unit and the vote took place...

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 27, 2019

Making the Red Flag Gun Bill a National Law

On Wednesday, House Democrats passed one the most significant pieces of gun legislation in years. The vote, which will be a part of a series of gun control bills that are voted on this week, would...

by Guest Post | on Feb 26, 2019

The Rising Tide Lifting Women into Leadership

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Sally McKleinfeld has been helping female friends with their résumés for years. Now she’s developed a program to help even more women within...

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2019

Google Ends Forced Arbitration

One of the nation's largest tech companies is doing away with forced arbitration after a series of worker walkouts. Find out more from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2019

Ironworkers Ordered to Cross Picket Line in NYC

For the last 16 months, union construction workers in New York City have been holding pickets and rallies outside of the Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. New York locals from...

by Guest Post | on Feb 20, 2019

Trump Repeals OSHA Safety Standards

This post was written by the IBEW. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has gutted an Obama-era rule that required employers to report on-the-job injuries and illnesses. The Trump...

by Daniel Hinton | on Feb 15, 2019

Union Membership Density is Steady

There is more than one way to skin a cat and even more ways to measure the job market. Whereas (un)employment numbers might tell us about the number of jobs out there, union density says a lot about...

by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2019

Congress Proposes Giving TSA Full Bargaining Rights

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) enthusiastically supports the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 (H.R. 1140) re-introduced by Representatives Bennie...