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IronWorkers Statement In Response To Nationwide Protest
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IronWorkers Statement In Response To Nationwide Protest

Washington, D.C. –  The International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental and Reinforcing Iron Workers’ General President Eric Dean issued the following statement in response to the nationwide protests: As a union, the Iron Workers have fought long and hard to overcome the discriminatory policies of the past and to create an environment of inclusion and fairness in…

32BJ, Nurses Unions React to Police Killing of George Floyd
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32BJ, Nurses Unions React to Police Killing of George Floyd

As millions of Americans sheltered in place in what many expected to be a sleepy Memorial Day — it became anything but after the killing of George Floyd by Minnesota cops went viral.   The latest killing of an unarmed Black citizen by police superseded the sacrifice of America’s war veterans in the minds of…

New Online Tool to Help Workers Easily Report Unsafe Conditions
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New Online Tool to Help Workers Easily Report Unsafe Conditions

The BlueGreen Alliance, a national partnership of labor unions and environmental organizations, launched a new web tool on Wednesday to help workers across America safely and anonymously report unsafe work conditions, while also learning about workers’ rights and getting access to critical safety information during the COVID-19 pandemic. SafeJobChecklist.org launched at 11 a.m. and included…

Unions Determined to Secure $25 Billion Needed to Save US Postal Service
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Unions Determined to Secure $25 Billion Needed to Save US Postal Service

WASHINGTON—“The Postal Service doesn’t need any more debt,” says American Postal Workers Union President Mark Dimondstein. Speaking on a phone press conference May 27 with three other postal-worker union leaders and members, Dimondstein said the COVID-19 pandemic has put the Postal Service into a “double crisis”: Coping with a virus that has infected thousands of…

Drain the Trump Swamp
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Drain the Trump Swamp

This was certainly a memorable Memorial Day with a virus shutting down the nation and the world. No one person can be blamed for this COVID-19 from going viral. But there is plenty of blame directed at President Donald Trump for not putting in place measures to stop the virus from spreading throughout this nation…

Entertainment Industry Returns to Work with Guidelines
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Entertainment Industry Returns to Work with Guidelines

Hollywood, California – The entertainment industry’s joint collaborative  White Paper is being developed  that will produce guidelines for the safe return to work of thousands. This joint collaborative initiative responding to Covid-19 includes needed health and safety  required guidelines. Completing this important protocal is needed in order for film productions to begin. Representatives from the…

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