by Guest Post | on Aug 27, 2018

Federal Court to Trump: You Broke Labor Law

In a landmark decision, a federal judge has ruled that President Trump violated the U.S. Constitution and laws providing checks and balances in the federal government by attempting to deny more than...

by Brian Young | on Aug 23, 2018

50 Arrested at #CountMeIn Rally

For years the New York City building industry has been dominated by the skilled union Building and Construction Trades. Through their work, the famous New York City skyline was built and countless...

by AFL-CIO | on Aug 21, 2018

AFL-CIO Launches We Are Winning Campaign

The AFL-CIO today launched a television ad campaign highlighting the wave of collective action sweeping the country. From union organizing victories to the defeat of...

by Press and Media | on Aug 21, 2018

Support For Teacher Pay Raises Increases

Following a year of teachers strikes, support for increasing their pay has risen by 13 points. Find out more from Ed Next's Annual survey.

by Guest Post | on Aug 15, 2018

Teamsters Get Industry-Leading Deal for UPS Aircraft Mechanics

One thousand three hundred UPS aircraft mechanics and related employees represented by Teamsters Local 2727 have secured significant raises in pay, improved retirement security and the protection of...

by Press and Media | on Aug 14, 2018

Target Workers Seek Union Vote

Target is one of the largest non-union employers in the country, but a UFCW Local in New York is trying to change that by organizing a store on Long Island. Read more from the Long Island Business...

by Guest Post | on Aug 10, 2018

Workers Ratify New Four Year Deal with Verizon

Verizon workers represented by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions and at Verizon Connected Solutions voted to ratify a four year extension of...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 09, 2018

Did the Carpenters Sell Out #CountMeIn?

New York City Building and Construction trade members have made a stand against greedy developers who seek to undercut their jobs. At Hudson Yards, a massive development just west of Penn Station,...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 07, 2018

Trump Changes Law to Allow Use of Russian Asbestos

Every year tens of thousands of American’s die from asbestos related diseases. The asbestos was used in building materials for decades before it was banned in most countries for causing...

by Brian Young | on Aug 07, 2018

Collective Bargaining Under Attack in Federal Court

Following the Janus decision, anti-union groups are figuring out the next round of cases to file to weaken public sector unions. In Minnesota, they have filed a case challenging a union's...