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by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 22, 2021

Amazon Illegally Interrogated Worker

As COVID started to spread in March of 2020, warehouse workers in Queens, New York staged two walkouts to protest Amazon’s handling of the outbreak. This walkout spurred a number of COVID-...

by Brian Young | on Mar 22, 2021

Union Jobsite Access Heard by Supreme Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court heard the case of Cedar Point Nursery v Hassid. The case challenges a California law that allows union organizers to gain access to the property of agricultural employers...

by Brian Young | on Mar 19, 2021

Construction Deaths Increase in New York City

This week, the New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH) released their annual construction fatality report. The report looked at newly available data from 2019 and found a...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 19, 2021

National Amazon Day of Action Saturday

With just over a week left of voting in the historic union election at the Amazon Warehouse in Bessemer, Alabama, union activists are holding solidarity rallies at warehouses, Whole Foods, and Amazon...

by Brian Young | on Mar 18, 2021

Unions Speak out On Rise in Violence against Asian Americans

One year ago, the world changed as many countries around the world shut down to protect their citizens from COVID-19. In the following twelve months, Asian Americans have faced increasing attacks as...

by Daniel Hinton | on Mar 17, 2021

Union Apprentice Saves a Life

The IBEW Life Saving Award is the highest honor bestowed by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers. It recognizes an IBEW member or non-member in the saving of a human life —...

by Brian Young | on Mar 15, 2021

OPM: Remove Trump Union-Busting Orders from CBA's

On President Joe Biden’s third day in office, he signed an Executive Order repealing Trump’s anti-union executive orders that forced federal agencies to institute anti-union provisions...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 12, 2021

RWDSU Disavows Boycott Amazon

This week, union members from around the country and the world have taken part in a grassroots effort to boycott Amazon. The decision to take part in this boycott was to support the workers in...

by Brian Young | on Mar 12, 2021

NLRB Sides with Student Employees

Since the 1970s rules surrounding the ability of teaching assistants to join a union have faced regular oscillation and in just the past two decades the NLRB has changed their position 3 times...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 10, 2021

Massive Support for Amazon Organizing

Throughout February and March, workers at the Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama have been voting on whether to join RWDSU. If the union vote is successful, they would become the first union in the...

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