News From: Union

by Brian Young | on May 18, 2020

Wear a Mask to Meet Mickey

Since March, Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida has been closed. Now, with Florida beginning to reopen, Disney is itching to get their theme park and resort up and running. That process got one...

by Labor 411 | on May 15, 2020

Buy Online from these American Companies

This post was written by Labor 411 Shopping American-made is a great way to use your dollars to support good jobs at home. And with the COVID-19 pandemic keeping many of us indoors and away from...

by Brian Young | on May 15, 2020

Fired over Distance Learning

Teachers in Tiverton, Rhode Island are rallying to support their union President who was fired from her teaching job for advocating for her members as the district instituted distance learning...

by Brian Young | on May 12, 2020

Rochester Lays-Off 198 Teachers

Near-record unemployment, falling revenue for state and local governments, and a huge budget deficit are causing more layoffs for teachers in Rochester, New York. Even before the crisis, the district...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 11, 2020

When Your Union Elects A Madman

Police officers in Chicago have elected a new President of their union, the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 7. The new President, John Catanzara, comes with a lot of controversy including allegations...

by Guest Post | on May 07, 2020

Unions Call for Electronic Union Representation Elections

CWA, the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, AFT, IAMAW, IBT, IFPTE, IUOE, NEA, SEIU, TWU, UAW, and USW sent a letter on Wednesday to House and Senate leadership strongly urging them to include funding for the...

by Guest Post | on May 06, 2020

Nurse: I Want My Death to Make You Angry

This post was written by the MN Nurses Association What is it like being a nurse in a pandemic? Every day I bounce through the stages of grief like a pinball. The ricochet and whiplash leaves my...

by Press and Media | on May 01, 2020

I'm Not Disposable

No life is worth sacrificing for Trump's ego. Below is an editorial that was written by Varda Yoran about what she still has to live for.

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 29, 2020

Teachers Will Strike if Trump Forces School ReOpen

On a call with the nation’s Governors on Monday, Trump suggested that states consider reopening schools before the end of the year, saying “Many are thinking about their school system....

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2020

25% of Pork Producers Close after Outbreak

As COVID-19 continues to spread, meatpacking plants have been hit especially hard. 25% of the pork industry has been shut down and 10% of the beef industry has closed. This is causing some to be...