Brooklyn Wireless Workers Vote to Save Their Union

August 30, 2018

“Young workers are pricking up their ears more in hearing the union message, they know that their generation is screwed and this is a vehicle for them to fight back,” CWA District 1 organizing director Tim Dubnau said. Many of the young men and […]

AFL-CIO: NAFTA on Track, But Not Done

August 29, 2018

In a joint statement Tuesday, union leaders called for an agreement that addresses the North American Free Trade Agreement’s “deeply ingrained flaws.” “Any new deal must raise wages, ensure workers’ rights and freedoms, reduce outsourcing and put the interests of working families first […]

AFL-CIO Releases New Ad, ‘We Are Winning’

August 20, 2018

The AFL-CIO on Monday launched a television ad campaign highlighting the wave of collective action sweeping the country. Working people are tearing down a broken status quo to advance our movement, build a fairer economy and usher in […]

Last Fair Deal Gone Down?

August 17, 2018

Our nation and our union are currently roiling in the pro-or-con debate of upcoming elections. For the country, it’s the biennial mid-term elections of our congressional representatives and senators as well as state officials in early November, which looks to be more divisive than ever. […]

Hollywood Unions Slam
Court’s ‘Shameful’ Janus Ruling

August 17, 2018

As organized labor was left fuming after the Supreme Court’s late June decision in ‘Janus v. AFSCME’ that public service employees don’t have to pay union “agency fees,” Hollywood guilds planted a flag of defiance, writes Erik Pedersen in ‘Deadline Hollywood.’ […]

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