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by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 15, 2021

Burgerville: First Union Fast Food Contract

For the first time in the history of the fast food industry in the United States, workers at a fast food restaurant will be covered by a collective bargaining agreement. The deal came after three...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 10, 2021

NJ Man Sentance to 3.5 Years in Prison for Jan 6 Attack

Ten months after the deadly attack on the United States Capitol by supporters of Trump, the first insurrectionist has been sentenced for the violent actions that took place on January 6th. Scott...

by Brian Young | on Nov 10, 2021

Vote Begins on Historic Starbucks Union Election

For 50 years, baristas at Starbucks have been making lattes. In those 50 years, the company has expanded to be a worldwide staple in the coffee industry. As the company expanded, its workers have...

by Brian Young | on Nov 09, 2021

Meet the Union Veterans Council

On November 11th, the United States honors our veterans on Veterans Day. In the union movement, the Union Veterans Council (UVC) works with our vets to bring them into the union movement. The work...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 03, 2021

UAW Members Reject Second Deal at John Deere

For the second time in a month, John Deere workers are on strike after rejecting a tentative agreement. The latest rejection comes after an agreement was reached over the weekend to end the two-week...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 01, 2021

Agreement Reached at John Deere

Following the death of one of the strikers on a John Deere picket line, the two sides appear to have come to an agreement to end the two-week-long strike. The deal, which was announced over the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 01, 2021

9,000 NYC Workers Put on Leave over Mandate

On Monday morning, 9,000 New York City Municipal workers were put on unpaid leave after refusing to get a COVID-19 vaccine. The move came after New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio set a vaccine mandate...

by AFL-CIO | on Oct 29, 2021

Worker Wins From Across the Nation

This post was written by Kenneth Quinnell and Aaron Gallant at the AFL-CIO Despite the challenges of organizing during a deadly pandemic, working people across the country (and...

by Brian Young | on Oct 27, 2021

Killed on the John Deere Picket Line

Update: Richard Rich has now been identified as the UAW member who was killed on the picket line. Tragedy has struck the John Deere picket line after one of their members was killed by a car in...

by Brian Young | on Oct 26, 2021

74% of Americans Support Strike Wave

A new poll from the AFL-CIO shows huge support for the recent rash of strikes throughout the country. The poll, which was conducted by the progressive pollster Data for Progress, asked 1,300 likely...