News From: Union

by Kris LaGrange | on May 06, 2019

Farmwork: It's Too Hard for Americans to Do

Over the last decade, the agricultural industry has boomed in New York. Companies like Chobani have turned New York into the USA’s top producer of yogurt, sour cream, and cottage cheese. Plus,...

by Press and Media | on May 03, 2019

Under Trump, Hate Crimes Increase

Over the past year, the NYPD has seen a 67% increase in hate crimes, with many being anti-Semitic attacks. Find out more below from AMNY.

by Kris LaGrange | on May 02, 2019

Florida Dumb: Law to Arm Teachers

With the entire nation on pins and needles over school shootings, this generation is experiencing a tragedy that no other generation has. As a parent of two young school-aged kids, every morning I am...

by Guest Post | on May 02, 2019

Is Your Car Made in the USA?

It’s often hard for the average consumer to know where the products he or she buys are made. That’s because many manufacturers go to great lengths to hide the fact that their products are...

by Daniel Hinton | on May 01, 2019

Deadliest Jobs in America

Fishing, logging, oil and coal mining, truckers, pilots, farmers, and landscapers. By all means, keep reading. Workers’ Memorial Day (April 28) appropriately fell on a Sunday this year. All...

by AFL-CIO | on May 01, 2019

Tell the Truth Marriott

Marriott International, the biggest hotel chain in the world, is hiding the truth about the dangers its workers face. UNITE HERE members are demanding that the company comes clean...

by Guest Post | on Apr 29, 2019

Fastest Growing Jobs are in Green Energy

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. The fastest growing jobs in nearly a quarter of U.S. states are IBEW jobs according to projections form the Bureau of Labor...

by Guest Post | on Apr 25, 2019

The Dirty Dozen of Bad Employers

This post was written by the National COSH. The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced today “The Dirty Dozen” employers of 2019, highlighting...

by Guest Post | on Apr 24, 2019

Trump's OSHA Cuts Put Workers at Risk

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department As the number of OSHA inspectors shrinks, enforcement action to safeguard workers is on the decline — at the same time that investigations...

by Press and Media | on Apr 12, 2019

Bank of America Raises Minimum Wage to $20

Although the Senate and Trump are refusing to raise the minimum wage, Bank of America and Amazon are increasing their companies wages and pushing their competitors to do the same. Below are two...