News From: Union

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 29, 2020

Who are these Stormtroopers?

After weeks of protests against the murder of George Floyd and police brutality, protests had begun to die down. Even in Portland Oregon, protests seemed to be getting smaller by the day. Yet Trump...

by Brian Young | on Jul 29, 2020

Trump: Deny Employee List to Unions

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is proposing their third change to how union elections are conducted under Trump. This change would limit the information that is available to unions when...

by Brian Young | on Jul 28, 2020

AFT Authorizes Teacher Safety Strikes

With COVID-19 cases surging in some areas of the country, Trump and some Governors are demanding that schools reopen for full in-person learning. In places like Florida, the Governor is demanding...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 27, 2020

Trump's School Opening Plan is Deadly

As COVID-19 continues to spike across the country, Trump is continuing to demand that schools reopen for in-person classes in just a few short weeks.

by Brian Young | on Jul 27, 2020

Is Southwest the Best Union Airline?

COVID-19 has hit airlines hard. Ridership is way down and it is not expected to increase to pre-pandemic levels for the rest of 2020. In response, many airlines have begun laying off staff. One...

by Brian Young | on Jul 24, 2020

Honolulu Mandates Union Work

For the first time in history, the union building trades will have first priority for jobs in Honolulu after the mayor reached an agreement with the local Building Trades Council.

by Brian Young | on Jul 21, 2020

Trump Imposes One-Sided USDA Union Contract

10,000 workers at the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be forced to work under a "collective bargaining agreement" (CBA) that is being forced upon them by the Trump...

by Brian Young | on Jul 20, 2020

A Strike for Black Lives

Thousands of essential workers took part in a Strike for Black Lives on Monday, walking off the job for eight minutes and 46 seconds to honor George Floyd.

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 13, 2020

Trump and DeVos Have No Plan to Reopen Schools

Last week, Trump announced that schools would reopen in the fall regardless of the situation around COVID-19. He even took to Twitter to threaten states with a reduction in funding if they do not...

by Brian Young | on Jul 13, 2020

Workers Bodies will be Removed from Hard Rock Hotel

For nine months, the bodies of 63-year-old Jose Ponce Arreola and 36-year-old Quinnyon Wimberly have been buried in a temporary grave atop the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans....