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by Guest Post | on May 13, 2021

IBEW Builds World's Largest Grid Storage

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The twin smokestacks of Moss Landing power station have been a landmark on the Monterey Bay coast for more than 50 years. They tower over the bright...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 12, 2021

Upcoming Teamsters Election Will Decide Amazon Organizing

In November one of the largest unions in the country, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, will be voting on a new International President. For the first time since 1998, James Hoffa will not...

by Guest Post | on May 11, 2021

Study: The Harm of Right to Work

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. Long-shot efforts to roll back right-to-work laws in Michigan and Virginia aren't likely to level the playing field for working people this...

by Brian Young | on May 10, 2021

American Workers Flex Their Muscle

Over the last few weeks, a lot of attention has been paid to the difficulty that employers are facing in finding people to work for them. While pictures of help wanted signs seem to be filling...

by Daniel Hinton | on May 10, 2021

Clean Transit for America

Following the lead set by the Biden administration’s American Jobs Plan, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York and Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio have proposed the Clean Transit for America plan to...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 07, 2021

Organizing Wins at Imperfect Foods

Around the country workers are organizing for a louder voice on the job, better pay, better benefits, and safer workplaces especially as the pandemic continues to stick around. At the four workplaces...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 06, 2021

Report: AFL-CIO Continues to Work with Police Unions

Last summer, during the height of the protests against the killing of George Floyd and police brutality, the AFL-CIO announced the creation of the ​“Task Force on Racial Justice.” A...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2021

CWA to Host Huge PRO Act Webinar Thursday

As the debate over the PRO Act heats up, the Communications Workers of America (CWA) are holding a webinar to inform their members about the important bill. The Protect the Right to Organize (PRO...

by Kris LaGrange | on May 05, 2021

White House Strategizes Jobs Plan with IBEW

Last month, President Biden introduced the American Jobs Plan. This is an ambitious multi Trillion-dollar plan to rebuild the Country’s infrastructure and put Americans to work. Biden has been...

by AFL-CIO | on May 04, 2021

275 Workers a Day Die in the United States

This post was written by the AFL-CIO. In 2019, 5,333 working people were killed on the job and an estimated 95,000 died from occupational diseases, according to the 30th edition of the report...

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