Arctic Miners Vote IBEW, One Unit at a Time
Organizing a remote Arctic zinc mine in northernmost Alaska takes more than patience and ingenuity – it requires cell phones connected by high-powered satellites...July 17, 2005.
City College's WKKC Radio Workers Join IBEW
Broadcasting students who sit behind the microphone at City Colleges of Chicago WKKC (89.3 FM) are getting valuable experience in the trade and a dose of unionism from full-time employees who are new members of IBEW Local 1220...July 8, 2005.
Energy Bill Faces Critical Test
The bipartisan energy bill that sailed through the Senate on June 28 has the best chance for passage of any such legislation in recent years. But ...July 6, 2005.
Critical CAFTA Report Stifled by Labor Department
The labor movement has been saying for years that a proposed free trade agreement with Central American countries would not only cost Americans jobs, it would further exploit workers in the poorer nations. But would the U.S. government take our word it? Of course not....July 6, 2005.
Debate Heats Up Over Wal-Mart's Health Care Neglect
Should the taxes of hard-working Americans subsidize Wal-Mart and other wealthy corporations that refuse to pay decent healthcare benefits to their employees?...July 6, 2005.
House Rejects Calls to Break-Up, Bankrupt Amtrak
The U.S. House of Representatives has strongly rejected a move by President Bush and some Congressional leaders to bankrupt Amtrak as a means of pushing his plan to privatize America's largest passenger carrier....July 5, 2005
Special: The Fight for Social Security Continues
Despite months of public appearances by President Bush promoting his signature domestic issue, people remain highly skeptical of the president’s plans to change Social Security. ...July 1, 2005.
Unusual Lineman Lives Life on the Road
The tough, cowboy atmosphere of outside construction remains dominated by men… with the exception of Sherry Daly....July 1, 2005.
So. CA Line Clearance Tree Trimmers Vote IBEW!
Tree trimmers at Denise Mowbray Tree Company in Southern California are climbing into the ranks of organized labor and toward better wages and benefits and an innovative new IBEW apprenticeship program. ...July 1, 2005.
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