Even in Right-to-Work Era, Northern Michigan Manufacturing Local Grows Membership

 

Growing membership in a manufacturing local is a challenge under any circumstances. American jobs continue to move overseas at an alarming clip, so growth in a right-to-work state makes it even more of an achievement.

 

New Program Aims to Help Trades Recruit More Women

 

Expanding programs for women who might be considering a career in the skilled construction trades, or who are already in them, is the goal of a new joint initiative of Canada’s Building Trades Unions and the federal government.

 

Social Security Workers Fight For their Rights Against Anti-Union Attacks

 

The Social Security Administration has joined a growing list of federal agencies that are impeding the ability of unions to represent government workers and taking extreme positions in contract talks.

 

Tell Missouri Senators: Say ‘Yes’ to the Grain Belt Express

 

IBEW leaders are asking members and friends to contactMissouri state senators this week and urge them to vote against any bill that would derail construction of the Grain Belt Express, an environmentally friendly, electrical transmission project that will deliver wind power from the Midwest to the East Coast power grid.

 

Pro-Union PRO Act Accelerates Congressional Fight for Workers’ Rights

 

Pro-union lawmakers are pushing for landmark federal legislation that would pull the teeth of right-to-work laws and impose stronger, swifter penalties on law-breaking employers, ensuring that workers across the country have the right to join unions and bargain collectively for better wages, benefits and working conditions.

 

IBEW Builds Banc of California Stadium

It's L.A's first outdoor stadium in more than 50 years. And it was built 100% union. Go behind the scenes of the building of Banc of California stadium.