It’s easy to sit back and complain and ask what your union dues actually do for you. The answer is even easier; your status as a union member gives you protected legal status under federal law. Here is a brief rundown of some of the main laws that enshrine your rights as a union member: […]
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The Covid pandemic has affected everyone and everything this year, but we didn’t forget to take care of our annual obligation to our Salvation Army Christmas Angels. Your union voted to earmark a certain amount of money for that purpose, and we’ve always adopted four to six needy area children (many times from the same […]
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Women's History Month Profiles: Royetta Sanford This year, for Women's History Month, we're taking a look at a group of leaders who are currently active making women's history across the labor movement. Check back daily for a new profile and meet some of the people working to improve not only their community, but also to improve conditions for working people across the country. Today's profile is Royetta Sanford. Royetta Sanford oversaw the first international women’s conference for the Electrical Workers (IBEW) in 1997. Since then, she convened a committee on women’s issues and launched a department within the IBEW International Office… [...]
Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Labor Movement Fighting Anti-Asian Racism in All Forms Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story. Anti-Asian racism has skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Working people condemn this vile behavior as a stain on our nation. We will continue to fight these injustices. Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance National President Monica Thammarath (NEA) stated, “It is not right that Asian Americans are afraid to… [...]
Economy Gains 379,000 Jobs in February; Unemployment Down to 6.2% The U.S. economy gained 379,000 jobs in February, and the unemployment rate fell to 6.2%, according to figures released Friday morning by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. In response to the February job numbers, AFL-CIO Chief Economist William Spriggs tweeted: Most of February's job gain (moving right on the chart) came from leisure & hospitality, higher wage industries (moving up on the chart) posted milder job gains (professional services including temps, education and health, retail trade), or modest job losses. @AFLCIO pic.twitter.com/QUfY0MvLlo— William E. Spriggs (@WSpriggs) March 5, 2021 State and local… [...]