News From: Union

by Brian Young | on Jul 18, 2019

Rand Paul Blocks 9/11 Victims Fund Bill

Nearly 18 years after the 9/11 attacks, over 50,0000 first responders and construction workers are still dealing with the health effects of the attack. To help these men and women deal with the...

by Mohammed Sarker | on Jul 17, 2019

Organizing the Unorganized

Workers across the country are realizing the importance of having a voice in their workplace. Workers in show business, coffee, military contractors, and staff at a blood center all understand that...

by Brian Young | on Jul 12, 2019

Trump's Labor Guy is Out

On Friday, embattled Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta resigned. At a press conference announcing his resignation, Trump called Acosta "a great Labor secretary not a good one" and "a...

by Guest Post | on Jul 11, 2019

Can We Prevent Call Center Offshoring?

More than 1,200 CWAers from across the country joined a CWA town hall call this week to hear from CWA President Chris Shelton and U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) about how to take action in...

by Guest Post | on Jul 10, 2019

July 10: Linemen Appreciation Day

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. An early summer thunderstorm had knocked out power in parts of northwest Washington, D.C.

by Brian Young | on Jul 08, 2019

Everyone Wants to Join a Union

Over the last few weeks, a lot of rough news has come out. Whether it’s Trump’s continuing war on labor, the NLRB’s attempts to make it harder to organize, or the campaign against...

by Guest Post | on Jul 03, 2019

Flawless Replacement at Nuclear Power Plant

This post was written by the IBEW. When back-up generators at nuclear power stations stop working, the clock starts ticking before federal rules require the main unit to shut down. So, when the 49...

by Guest Post | on Jul 03, 2019

CWA Reaches Tentative Agreement with AT&T

The CWA bargaining teams have reached tentative agreements with AT&T's Midwest and AT&T Legacy T units, including AT&T Legacy T in Puerto Rico, and AT&T Mobility in Puerto Rico.

by Brian Young | on Jun 27, 2019

Overruling Janus

One year ago, the Supreme Court issued the Janus v AFSCME decision that brought right to work to the entire public sector. While this decision got a lot of attention, it was just the next step in a...

by Press and Media | on Jun 24, 2019

The Side Hustle Generation

Even with a "strong" economy, 45% of workers say that they have a side gig. Find out more about this from Bankrate.