New Bill Would Restore Tax Deduction for Union Dues, Other Worker Expenses

 

Four years after the income tax deduction for union dues was ripped out of the U.S. tax code, pro-worker lawmakers are fighting to bring it back and, for the first time, make it available without itemizing.

 

St. Paul Local Leaves No Family Behind in Food Giveaways

 

Cars stretched as far down the road as volunteers could see as they hefted 30-pound boxes of perishables and loaded them into trunks and back seats outside their Local 110 union hall in St. Paul, Minn.

 

Railroad members See Gains in New Deal with Canadian Pacific

 

IBEW members employed by Canadian Pacific Railway have been under plenty of stress during the COVID-19 pandemic. One thing they no longer have to worry about, however, is a new contract.

 

New York’s HERO Act Aims to Protect Workers From COVID-19

 

A bill in New York’s state Senate would provide much-needed workplace protections from the coronavirus and future airborne pathogens, filling a void left by inaction at the federal level during the previous administration.

 

New York’s HERO Act Aims to Protect Workers From COVID-19

 

Eppie Griego fell just a few votes short when he lost his first bid for a seat on the Pueblo County (Colo.) Board of Commissioners in 2012. That didn’t discourage him in the least.

 

IBEW Local Opens New Job Opportunities for Unemployed Members

Less than 6% of wind power workers are union. But #IBEW​ organizers are fighting to change that.