Trump Takes Steps to Ease Firing of Federal Workers

May 25, 2018

The American Federation of Government Employees immediately criticized the moves as an attempt by Trump to strip federal employees of their right to representation in the workplace. The union said it represents 700,000 workers […]

Actors’ Equity Re-Elects Kate Shindle as President

May 24, 2018

Actors’ Equity members have re-elected Kate Shindle to a second term as president of the union that reps more than 50,000 professional stage actors and stage managers. She was running unopposed, as were several other officers chosen in the […]

UAW Sides with Trump in Calling for NAFTA Reforms

May 22, 2018

The UAW is maintaining its hardline position that NAFTA needs a complete overhaul, even though any political credit among blue-collar voters for doing so is likely to go to President Trump, whose administration is decidedly anti-union on other key […]

Labor Notes: What’s Behind the Teachers’ Strikes?

May 22, 2018

“As we watch—rapt—the unexpected teacher insurgencies in West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arizona, Kentucky, and Colorado, we’re also grasping for understanding: Why is this stunning revolt occurring where unions are weak, where labor rights are […]

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