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by Brian Young | on Oct 25, 2021

Union Workers Quit on Morning of Fatal Shooting

On Friday morning, the world was shocked to hear about the tragic death of Halyna Hutchins at the hands of Alec Baldwin. It has emerged that the actor fired a prop gun that he believed was not loaded...

by Brian Young | on Oct 22, 2021

Staten Island Amazon Workers to File for Union

Sitting in tubs by a bus stop outside of the Staten Island Amazon Fulfillment facility are signed cards. These cards hold the signatures of 2,000 Amazon workers who have taken the first step towards...

by Brian Young | on Oct 22, 2021

Agreement Ends Five Week Heaven Hill Strike

Over a month ago UFCW members who work at Heaven Hill distilleries went out on strike. The 420 members were fighting for better wages, benefits and working conditions. Now five weeks later a...

by Brian Young | on Oct 21, 2021

Judge Limits John Deere Picketing to Four People

On October 14th, 10,000 UAW workers at John Deere went on strike. The nationwide strike is the largest job action in two years and has shut down production at the company. With talks stalled between...

by Brian Young | on Oct 20, 2021

White House Announces Plan to Promote Federal Unions

On Wednesday, the White House announced two new moves to encourage federal workers to join a union. The new executive actions will focus on getting more of the 2.1 million employees of the federal...

by Guest Post | on Oct 18, 2021

NY AG Shuts Down Out of State Scabs in Buffalo Strike

This article first appeared on Labor Press. New York State Attorney General Letitia James last week stepped into the strike over understaffing at Buffalo’s Mercy Hospital, issuing a cease-...

by Kris LaGrange | on Oct 15, 2021

Capitol Police Officer Arrested for Covering Up Jan 6 Evidence

A United States Capitol Police Officer is the latest person to be indicted for his role in the January 6th attack. The officer, Michael Riley, is being accused of obstructing justice when he helped...

by Press and Media | on Oct 13, 2021

AP: Capitol Rioter to be Jailed

A Bloomfield woman was handed a two-week imprisonment sentence Tuesday after pleading guilty to one of her charges in connection with the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.  Federal Judge ...

by Guest Post | on Oct 13, 2021

Getting the Vax is Patriotic

The letter below first appeared in Newsday. During World War II, this country knew who its enemy was — the Axis of Germany, Japan and Italy. Many men and women enlisted, and some even lied...

by Guest Post | on Oct 11, 2021

IBEW: Vaccines Protect Everyone on the Job

This article was written by the IBEW Media Department. The COVID-19 vaccine is a modern medical miracle, the result of a decade of American-led research into mRNA vaccines and a half decade of...