News From: Union

by Press and Media | on Mar 27, 2019

McDonald's Said they will Support Wage Increases

Thanks to the Fight for $15, the world's second largest employer, McDonald's has decided to stop fighting an increase to the federal minimum wage. Read more from CBS News below.

by Guest Post | on Mar 26, 2019

Lawmakers Want Answers About NLRB’s Plans to Outsource Work

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Two members of Congress are pushing for answers about the National Labor Relations Board’s plans to contract out its unionized staff...

by Gary Bonker | on Mar 18, 2019

Be Fit for Duty When You Arrive at Work

When you come into work, you are declaring that you are "fit for duty."  Whether you are coming in for your regular work day or you accept a call out.  Many of us are subject...

by Press and Media | on Mar 12, 2019

No Funding for Union Jobs in Trump's Budget

Trump has proposed a new budget but has failed to provide funding for one of the most important infrastructure projects, the Gateway Tunnel. Read more below from AMNY.

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2019

Southwest Mechanics Union Force Action

Just days after Southwest Airlines filed a lawsuit against their mechanic's union for taking planes out of service for safety issues, the airline is coming under new pressure from consumers and...

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...