News From: Union

by Brian Young | on Oct 23, 2020

Vermont Strengthens Union Laws

Following the Janus decision in 2018, a number of states began instituting laws to strengthen unions' ability to collect dues and represent their members. These laws helped to keep losses to a...

by Guest Post | on Oct 22, 2020

IBEW Teams with the NAACP to Expand Solar Training

This post was written by the IBEW. Evansville, Ind., Local 16 has a long, proud history. The city sent one of the 10 delegates to the IBEW’s first convention in 1891 and Local 16 has been a...

by Brian Young | on Oct 21, 2020

Proud Boys Threaten Democrats in Florida

Democratic voters in important swing states like Florida, Arizona, and Alaska have begun receiving threatening emails about voting for Joe Biden. The emails claim to be from the noted white...

by Press and Media | on Oct 21, 2020

1 in 4 Workers Considered Quitting Over COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues 25% of workers say they have considered quitting their jobs to stay safe.  Find out more below

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 19, 2020

CBA's are Getting Shorter

For the first time in at least 20 years, collective bargaining agreements (CBA) are getting shorter. That is the finding from Bloomberg which looked at CBAs signed in the first six months of 2020.

by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by Brian Young | on Oct 16, 2020

Systemic Racism at Trump's VA

Trump’s public statements have always shown that he was racist, he refused to denounce hate groups and said that Mexicans were bringing drugs into the country and were rapists. Now new data...

by Brian Young | on Oct 12, 2020

AFL-CIO: OSHA's Many Pandemic Failures

Seven months into the pandemic and the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has still failed to investigate many of the COVID-19 workplace complaints that have been filed by employees...

by Brian Young | on Oct 09, 2020

Fatal Houston Building Collapse: Non-Union Subcontractor

Three workers have died, and another was injured, after a partial collapse of the future Marathon Oil and Gas Headquarters in Houston. The collapse happened as 240 workers were building the 15-story...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 07, 2020

Trump: Ban Neutrality Agreements

When workers are organizing a union, an employer can either fight the organizing effort or sign a neutrality agreement. This agreement is a contract between the union, the workers, and the bosses...