News From: Union

by Guest Post | on Dec 09, 2019

Their Plan to Destroy the Union Pension

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. Senate Republicans are readying a radical plan to raise taxes on retiree pension benefits and put catastrophic burdens on union retirement plans,...

by Press and Media | on Dec 05, 2019

Holiday Toll on Retail Workers

The holiday season is taking a toll on retail workers according to the Tribune News Service. Find out more below.

by Guest Post | on Dec 04, 2019

Union Construction Jobs Safer than Non-Union

This post was written by the IBEW Media Center. It may not be news to those in the business, but new numbers back up what IBEW and other union construction members already know: there’s...

by Brian Young | on Dec 03, 2019

Staten Island Amazon's Staggering Injury Rate

The holiday shopping season is here and over the Thanksgiving weekend, millions of people logged onto Amazon to get the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Once that new TV is ordered, the...

by Brian Young | on Nov 26, 2019

ICE to Deport Hard Rock Whistleblower

Delmer Joel Ramirez Palma was a worker at the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans. He was working on the ninth floor when the building collapsed and he fell three floors down. Injured, Ramirez Palma...

by Guest Post | on Nov 26, 2019

The NLRB is a Hostile Work Environment

This post was written by the IBEW Media Department. The National Labor Relations Board’s own workers rallied Monday against management abuses affecting their union’s ability to...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 20, 2019

Mark Janus is Still Trying to Sue Union for Back Dues

Mark Janus was a public employee in Illinois who teamed up with the National Right to Work Legal Defense Fund (NRTW), to stop the collection of agency fees and to force right to work on the entire...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 19, 2019

Workers Blame Hard Rock Collapse on Concrete

A month after the fateful collapse of the Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans, workers are speaking out about the criminal acts of negligence that caused the building to collapse.

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 18, 2019

UAW Locals Move to Impeach Their President

UAW International President Gary Jones has taken a leave of absence. Now, with the leadership of members of Local 259 in New York a movement to permanently remove Jones as President has been growing...

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 15, 2019

Destroying the Evidence at Hard Rock New Orleans

A month after three men lost their lives in the Hard Rock Hotel collapse, the developer and the city have slated the building for destruction.