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by Press and Media | on Dec 10, 2020

Man Arrested after Bomb Threat at Teamsters Union Hall

A Teamsters local in Spokane, Washington had to deal with a bomb threat today after a crazed Trump supporter attempted to blow up the local Democratic office, which is located within the Teamsters...

by Guest Post | on Dec 09, 2020

IBEW Trains Fire Departments on Dealing with Solar Power

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. It’s among a firefighter’s worst-case scenarios: An overnight call to a scene where the surroundings are dark and unfamiliar and...

by Brian Young | on Dec 07, 2020

Pandemic Demonstrates Need for Unions

Even with a preventable pandemic raging, workers are continuing to organize. From Washington D.C. to Guam, working people are demanding a voice at work. Here are a few recent organizing wins. At...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 04, 2020

Teachers Move to the Front of the COVID Vaccine List

With news that a vaccine for COVID-19 could be available by the middle of December, officials are trying to figure out who to vaccinate first. While healthcare workers seem like a no-brainer,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Dec 02, 2020

Trump's NLRB: Ban Union from Jobsites

When a union comes into a workplace, the best-case scenario is that the employer doesn’t actively fight them. This has been the case for decades as some employers agree to stay neutral in a...

by Press and Media | on Dec 01, 2020

The Clapping Ended, the Risk to Healthcare Workers Did Not

As COVID-19 continues to rage, healthcare workers from nurses in New York to the hospital laundry workers have begun organizing and going on strike over the lack of wages, protection, and benefits...

by Brian Young | on Nov 23, 2020

RWDSU: Protect Retail Workers on Black Friday

With Thanksgiving here and the biggest shopping weekend of the year right behind it, union officials are worried that a rush of customers into stores on Black Friday could put workers at risk. Yet at...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 23, 2020

Unions Reach Deal to Put Actors Back to Work

When someone thinks of an actor, they usually think of a millionaire blockbuster movie star, but the reality is that the vast majority of actors and actresses are people that you never heard of or...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2020

OSHA Inspections in Big Trouble

With a new conservative majority on the Supreme Court, the justices have decided to take up yet another case involving workers. The case, Cedar Point Nursery v. Hassid, concerns a law allowing union...

by Press and Media | on Nov 19, 2020

Tyson Managers Taking Bets On Workers Getting COVID

Vice is reporting that managers at a Tyson plant were caught taking bets on how many of their workers would get sick as COVID ripped through their factories. Find out more below from Vice.