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by Press and Media | on Apr 30, 2021

Walsh: Gig Workers are Employees

US Labor Secretary Marty Walsh has signaled that changes could be coming to the classification of gig workers. Find out more below from Reuters.

by Brian Young | on Apr 30, 2021

2,000 Nurses in Maine Join Union

In the largest union victory of 2021, 2,000 nurses have voted to join the Maine State Nurses Association and the National Nurses United (NNU) union. The nurses are based in Portland and work for the...

by Guest Post | on Apr 28, 2021

Presidential Statement on Workers Memorial

America’s workers are the backbone of our economy.  In every State, territory, and Tribal land, they leave their homes and families and head to work — applying their grit and skill...

by Brian Young | on Apr 27, 2021

Biden Increases Minimum Wage to $15 for Federal Contractors

After failing to raise the federal minimum wage, President Biden is making good on his promise to help raise wages for workers by issuing an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal...

by Guest Post | on Apr 26, 2021

Biden Picks Union Leader for TVA Board

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. On Wednesday, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate retired Tenth District International Vice President Robert P. “Bobby...

by Brian Young | on Apr 23, 2021

Contract Bar Rule Survives NLRB Challenge

The National Labor Relation Board (NLRB) has decided against continuing with a Trump-era push to get rid of a rule that limits when workers can try to decertify a union. The rule, known as the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2021

Bad Cop Chauvin Guilty on All Counts

On Tuesday a Minneapolis jury announced that they had reached a verdict in the George Floyd murder case. The jury found that Officer Derrick Chauvin did kill Floyd and found the officer guilty on...

by Kris LaGrange | on Apr 20, 2021

Shooting at Stop & Shop Kills 1, Injures 2

On Tuesday, mid-day shoppers and employees fled a Stop and Shop grocery store in West Hempstead, New York after someone open fired at the store killing one and injuring two others. The shooter then...

by Brian Young | on Apr 19, 2021

Union Files Objections to Amazon Vote

Throughout February and March workers at an Amazon warehouse in Bessemer Alabama voted on whether their warehouse should become the first union facility at Amazon. The workers faced an intense anti-...

by Press and Media | on Apr 15, 2021

Capitol Police Ignored FBI Warnings

A new report shows just how unprepared the Capitol police were from the January 6th attack. Read more about the report below from the AP.

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