News From: Union

by Brian Young | on Jan 22, 2020

New Jersey Cracks Down on Misclassifying Workers

With the explosion of independent contractors and freelancers, there has also been an explosion in the misclassification of workers. In New Jersey, the legislature has decided to take up the issue...

by Brian Young | on Jan 21, 2020

Preventing Employees from Being Microchipped

Since 2011 when Republicans took control of the Indiana legislature, very little pro-worker legislation has come from the statehouse. That might change on Tuesday as the state looks to pass an...

by Guest Post | on Jan 17, 2020

IBEW Teams with OSHA to Keep Workers Safe

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Across the U.S., an ongoing shortage of inspectors at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is putting workers’ lives at risk...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 10, 2020

UAW Caught Up in Yet Another Scandal

The UAW is in more trouble as the investigation into alleged corruption within the union is now focusing on the union’s new President Rory Gamble.

by Guest Post | on Jan 08, 2020

CWA Organizes Tech and Game Workers

On Tuesday, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) announced the launch of the Campaign to Organize Digital Employees (CODE-CWA), a new initiative to support workers’ organizing efforts in...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jan 08, 2020

Increasing the Minimum Wage Decreases Suicides

We all know that raising the minimum wage helps low-income families make ends meet, but a new study shows that the raises are literally saving people’s lives.

by Brian Young | on Jan 07, 2020

The Law Firm Looking to Profit from Janus

In the year and a half since the Janus decision, groups the National Right to Work Foundation have begun to file lawsuits around the country attempting to get back fair share dues that were paid...

by Guest Post | on Dec 19, 2019

Trump's OSHA: Fewer Investigations, More Deaths

The Trump administration has drastically cut back on OSHA enforcement activities and put working Americans at risk, according to a new report from the National Employment Law Project (NELP...

by Guest Post | on Dec 13, 2019

Teamsters Organize First E-Scooter Company

Workers for e-scooter company Spin joined Teamsters Local 665 today via card check agreement, becoming the first e-scooter workers to organize in San Francisco.

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 12, 2019

Trump Contradicts Executive Order in Deal with Border Patrol Union

For three years Trump has been in a war with labor. He has issued Executive Orders limiting federal unions' ability to represent their members, kicked them out of their offices, and he has...