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by Guest Post | on Feb 26, 2019

The Rising Tide Lifting Women into Leadership

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Sally McKleinfeld has been helping female friends with their résumés for years. Now she’s developed a program to help even more women within...

by Press and Media | on Feb 22, 2019

Google Ends Forced Arbitration

One of the nation's largest tech companies is doing away with forced arbitration after a series of worker walkouts. Find out more from the AP.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 22, 2019

Ironworkers Ordered to Cross Picket Line in NYC

For the last 16 months, union construction workers in New York City have been holding pickets and rallies outside of the Hudson Yards project on Manhattan’s West Side. New York locals from...

by Guest Post | on Feb 20, 2019

Trump Repeals OSHA Safety Standards

This post was written by the IBEW. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has gutted an Obama-era rule that required employers to report on-the-job injuries and illnesses. The Trump...

by Daniel Hinton | on Feb 15, 2019

Union Membership Density is Steady

There is more than one way to skin a cat and even more ways to measure the job market. Whereas (un)employment numbers might tell us about the number of jobs out there, union density says a lot about...

by Guest Post | on Feb 14, 2019

Congress Proposes Giving TSA Full Bargaining Rights

The American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) enthusiastically supports the Rights for Transportation Security Officers Act of 2019 (H.R. 1140) re-introduced by Representatives Bennie...

by Press and Media | on Feb 13, 2019

Buzzfeed Journalists Vote to Join NewsGuild

Following layoffs at Buzzfeed, their employees have decided to take back their workplace by voting to join the Newsguild. Find out more about the organizing campaign from Bloomberg.

by Kris LaGrange | on Feb 11, 2019

Denver Teachers Go on Strike

Teachers in the Mile High City have walked off the job Monday after failing to reach a contract agreement. Teachers have been fighting for a raise in base pay and less money being used for...

by Gary Bonker | on Feb 08, 2019

What Does My Union do for Me?

A while ago I had a few members of Local Union 10 IBEW ask me "What does the union do for me anyway?" I was more than a little surprised to get that question from our own members. We talked...

by Brian Young | on Feb 06, 2019

Construction Deaths in New York City Fall

Construction remains as one of the deadliest professions in New York, especially if you work on a non-union job site. That is the findings of a new report that was released by New York Committee for...