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by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 09, 2021

Rioting NYC Transit Worker to be Fired

Following the attack on the United States Capitol on Wednesday by Trump supporters, there has been a nationwide manhunt for the perpetrators. That manhunt has come back to New York where a...

by Brian Young | on Jan 08, 2021

FBI Releases Pictures of Wanted Trump Rioters

Two days after the attack on the US Capitol, there are still many unanswered questions as well as a national search for the perpetrators. Some, like Richard Barnett, the man seen sitting in Speaker...

by Guest Post | on Jan 05, 2021

13 Things to Do If Your Boss Doesn't Take COVID Seriously

This post was written by the AFGE Winter is not coming. It’s already here.   Due to the high volume of COVID-19 exposure in several government agencies, our union has...

by Brian Young | on Jan 05, 2021

23 States Raise Their Minimum Wages

On January 1st, workers in 23 states saw raises as minimum wage increases took effect. States that raised their minimum wage included somewhere automatic increases were set years ago to create a path...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 04, 2021

Workers Organize at Google

Alphabet, the parent company of Google, is facing a challenge like they have never faced before, an organizing effort by their tech side workers. The organizing announcement was made through an op-ed...

by Press and Media | on Dec 21, 2020

Boston Cops Bragged About Hitting Protestors

A new video has emerged of Boston Police attacking protestors during the George Floyd protests. Read more below from Yahoo.

by AFL-CIO | on Dec 17, 2020

Job Fatalities Rise Under Trump

Too many of America’s workers are being killed on the job and face dangerous working conditions. The latest data from the U.S.  Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Census of Fatal...

by Brian Young | on Dec 16, 2020

Unions Like Buttigieg for Transportation Secretary

President-elect Joe Biden made history on Wednesday when he announced that former South Bend Indiana Mayor and his one-time Presidential rival Pete Buttigieg would be his choice for Transportation...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 14, 2020

Teamsters Deliver First COVID-19 Vaccines

Following the FDA’s approval of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, a national race was on to deliver the vaccine to hospitals and health care clinics so that frontline workers could begin getting...

by Brian Young | on Dec 11, 2020

Online Bookstore Alternate to Amazon

The pandemic has hit many industries very hard, but small businesses, especially in retail, have been some of the hardest hit. Unlike big companies, many of these businesses don’t have billions...