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Talking Union · 23h ago

The Right to Strike

For half a century, the loss of the right to strike has moved in lock step with the increase in income inequality. According to an International Monetary Fund study of twenty advanced econom...
Talking Union · 5d ago

ICE Helps Unscrupulous Employer Shaft Injured Worker

by Paul Garver Rosa Benitez with her 2 year old son missing her partner and his father Jose Flores /After working three decades as a union organizer in the USA and assisting unions to organi...
Talking Union · 5d ago

38,000 ATT Workers Strike

Update: The Strike is over for now. CWA union members have been working closely with DSA on organizing efforts across the country. 38,000 CWA folks at AT&T have been working without a contra...
Talking Union · 6d ago

North American IUF Affiliates rally at Mondelez shareholder meeting

IUF Global Mondelez Union Network On May 17, members from North American IUF affiliates BCTGM and UFCW rallied in advance of the Mondelez shareholder meeting in Lincolnshire, Illinois to sho...
Talking Union · 1w ago

Tell ATT: Respect the Workers!

Our friends at the Communication Workers of America need you. CWA union members have been working closely with DSA on organizing efforts across the country. Now 38,000 CWA folks at AT&T are ...
Talking Union · 1w ago

Support AT&T Workers

by CWA member Cindi Chesters I may be on strike Friday along with 38,000 of my coworkers at AT&T if we haven’t won a fair union contract by then. I’m a single parent of four and there is a l...
Talking Union · 1W ago

Trumpism, Labor and the Civil Rights Movement

John Mason, I have been celebrating May Day, THE international day honoring workers and our achievements in organizing for our rights, and what we accomplish if the workers stand together an...
Talking Union · 1W ago

Where We Are Going Politically – a Labor Perspective on Values

by Stan Sorscher Labor Representative at SPEEA/IFPTE Donald Trump’s first few disorienting months leave many people wondering what governing looks like any more. It’s time to look away from ...
Talking Union · 2W ago

Trump’s Assault on Workers

The first 100 daysPresident Trump’s top priorities include rolling back protections to workers’ wages, health, and safety Report • By Celine McNicholas, Heidi Shierholz, Josh Bivens, and Dan...
Talking Union · 2W ago

White House Talks to Some Unions

From Politico’s Morning Report: TRUMP’S DOOR ALWAYS OPEN, BUT ONLY FOR CERTAIN UNIONS: At the North America’s Building Trades Unions Conference in April, President Donald Trump told attendee...