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by Brian Young | on Oct 19, 2020

Unions Want Disneyland Reopened

All summer Disneyland in Anaheim California has been closed due to COVID-19. Although Disneyworld in Orlando Florida was allowed to reopen, California has refused to let theme parks begin operations...

by AFL-CIO | on Sep 25, 2020

Why Workers Unionize: The Minneapolis Model

Originally by Aaron Gallant, AFL-CIO Blog More than six months have passed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., and more workers across America are joining in solidarity to create...

by Brian Young | on May 18, 2020

Wear a Mask to Meet Mickey

Since March, Walt Disney World in Orlando Florida has been closed. Now, with Florida beginning to reopen, Disney is itching to get their theme park and resort up and running. That process got one...

by Press and Media | on Mar 12, 2020

Hotel Union to Provide 90,000 Free Covid-19 Tests

Amid fears of coronavirus, many are concerned about the cost of getting tested. The New York Hotel  Trades Council wants to ensure that all of their members and family stay safe by ensuring that...

by Brian Young | on Dec 16, 2019

Democratic Candidates May Skip Debate over Labor Dispute

With just three days until the last Democratic debate of 2019, there are questions swirling about whether the debate will be able to take place. This is thanks to a labor dispute at the debate...

by Guest Post | on Dec 02, 2019

American Airlines Exploits Catering Workforce

Hundreds were arrested and thousands more demonstrated at airports nationwide on one of the busiest travel days in the U.S.—the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. The protests were led by airline...

by Brian Young | on Sep 20, 2019

Unions Join Worldwide Climate Strike

Across the world on Friday students and union members walked out and went on strike. The strike is not against one company, but rather a larger call for action on climate change.

by Guest Post | on Jul 22, 2019

Fighting for Fair Treatment at American Airlines

This post first appeared on the AFL-CIO's Blog. My name is Tenae Stover. I am a native Washingtonian, and I have been working at Reagan National Airport for LSG Sky Chefs...

by Kris LaGrange | on Jul 12, 2019

Unions to Picket ICE Operations

This week, Trump announced that his long-delayed ICE raids would begin this weekend. These raids are not only meant to detain and deport thousands of immigrants, but they are also meant to strike...

by Press and Media | on Jun 11, 2019

Airport Strike Could Cripple Air Travel

Catering workers at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and other major hubs are unhappy with the progress of their contract negotiations and are threatening to strike if the company doesn't get their act...