VALPARAISO, Ind.—After a brief strike in late June, more than 80 workers at the Union Electric Steel plant in Valparaiso ratified a four-year contract that will give them a 10.5% raise.
New York, NY – While many maintain that the ultimate consequences of new tariffs slapped on imported steel and aluminum will cost the U.S. economy greatly, the United Steelworkers union [USW] says that it expects some 6,300 primary metals production workers will either be hired or recalled as a result of the changes — more…
NEW YORK, NY – The Mason Tender’s District Council is calling on the New York City Council to hold an oversight hearing regarding HireNYC, a New York City job placement program. This City project appears to be costly and ineffective.
New York, NY – When members of the NYC Building Trades’s #CountMeIn campaign rejoined their fight against so-called “open shop” development at the sprawling Hudson Yards project on the West Side of Manhattan this week, they did it as “defenders of the middle-class.”
WASHINGTON—Attorney General Jeff Sessions, this past week, rescinded 2011 Department of Justice guidelines that said refugees and asylum-seekers have the right to work in the U.S.
New York, NY – Post-Janus, the toxicity of having Donald Trump in the White House could not be any clearer. That said, working men and women contending with Trump’s corrosive anti-worker policies have an even bigger problem: too many of their brethren continue to support him.
New York, NY – “I always believed that Trump meant what he said — and that all the efforts to try to normalize him, negotiate with him, compromise with him, are bound to fail,” the head of the largest property services union in the nation said this weekend. “So, for those in Labor who were…
QUEBEC, Canada – Quebec’s striking crane operators have returned to work ending a six-day strike that began June 14th. The workers were protesting against industry initiated changes in government regulations that reduced training requirements that threatened worker and public safety.
LOS ANGELES, CA.- I am a proud, dues-paying member of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace workers. I am able to continually better my standard of living for me and my family through collective bargaining.