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Viewpoint: The Battle Continues to Save the Puerto Rican Teachers' Pension

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This piece, from American Federation of Teachers Executive Vice President Evelyn DeJesus, is a response to a Viewpoint we published earlier this week, “The AFT Shouldn’t Be Negotiating Away Puerto Rican Teachers’ Pensions,” by the MORE Caucus of New York City’s United Federation of Teachers.—Editors

Posted: September 25, 2021, 2:14 pm

'If Your House Is On Fire You Run': Workers Strike for Safety At Understaffed Mental Health Center

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A terrifying scene unfolded the evening of August 1 at Cascade Behavioral Health Center in Tukwila, a suburb of Seattle. A volatile patient had stolen a badge and set of keys from an employee and was running between treatment units for mental health and addiction, taunting patients, vandalizing offices, making lewd comments, touching female staff and patients, and lashing out at attempts to restrain him.

A “Code Gray” was called—a signal for staff to rush to help restrain the man before he could hurt himself or others.

Posted: September 24, 2021, 3:00 pm

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Danny Esparza

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Danny Esparza
Danny Esparza

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Danny Esparza.

Danny Esparza has been with UNITE HERE Local 878 as a vice president and organizer for 39 years. He recently came out of retirement to rejoin the staff of UNITE HERE to help organize and protect front-line hospitality workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kenneth Quinnell Fri, 09/24/2021 - 10:00
Posted: September 24, 2021, 2:00 pm

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Six Months on Strike, UWMA Members Standing Strong

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Six Months on Strike, UWMA Members Standing Strong
Warrior Met strike

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

It has been six months since the Mine Workers (UMWA) went on strike against Warrior Met Coal. Warrior operates two mines, a preparation plant and a central shop, located in the heart of Alabama, 15 miles east of Tuscaloosa. The UMWA represents about 850 workers at these facilities. In 2016, due to a series of questionable management decisions, Walter Energy filed for bankruptcy. But the workers decided to save their company, preserve their jobs and their communities by sacrificing wages, time off from work, loss of overtime pay and an end to full health care coverage.

Their sacrifices totaled $1.1 billion over five years in cost savings and helped the company reach revenues in excess of $4.3 billion. The UMWA said the result of these sacrifices and an unheard-of financial comeback for the company was Warrior’s blatant mistreatment of its workers, forcing them to work most holidays and complete 12-hour shifts reaching up to seven days a week. “What Warrior Met has offered is just a tiny fraction of what the workers gave up five years ago,” said UMWA President Cecil Roberts. “These workers are tired of being mistreated, they are tired of being forced to work and missing time with their families. Warrior Met knows it is exploiting these workers, and it’s time for it to stop.” Click here to read a full recap of the strike and how union members and our communities are joining together to win a fair contract.

Kenneth Quinnell Fri, 09/24/2021 - 09:30
Posted: September 24, 2021, 1:30 pm

New Report Exposes Elliot Management's Harm to Pensions and Telecom Companies

The report shows the various ways Elliott Management’s activist interventions negatively impact the long-term health of the companies it has targeted

Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:57 pm

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information, including Blue State, the Boston Globe, and Frontier.

Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:50 pm

PROP 22 WAS A FAILURE FOR CALIFORNIA’S APP-BASED WORKERS. NOW, IT’S ALSO UNCONSTITUTIONAL.

In a landmark decision, the Alameda Superior Court of California recently ruled that Proposition 22, the ballot initiative that excluded many app-based workers from foundational labor laws, violates the California constitution and must be struck down in its entirety. The decision, which will undoubtedly be appealed by the app-based companies, represents a huge setback in the companies’ power […]

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Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:49 pm

Organizing Update

The latest about who is voting to join with CWA.

Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:19 pm

CWA Members Mobilize to Build Support for the Build Back Better Act

Participants sent over 10,000 texts encouraging folks to call their members of Congress to support the Build Back Better Act.

Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:15 pm

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Javier Pierrend

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Javier Pierrend
Javier Pierrend

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Javier Pierrend.

Javier Pierrend is a bright light! He is a very talented photographer and videographer who helps highlight AFSCME's members and their stories. He is a member of AFSCME's United Staff Union and was previously a member of the Electrical Workers (IBEW). In addition to his work, Pierrend spends his time with his fiance Joseph and their two dogs.

Kenneth Quinnell Thu, 09/23/2021 - 10:00
Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:00 pm

Worker Power Update

Last Friday, members from CWA Local 4340 met with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-Ohio) to discuss critical pieces of legislation.

Posted: September 23, 2021, 1:56 pm

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: LEP Releases Report on Clean Energy Infrastructure in the Ohio River Valley

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: LEP Releases Report on Clean Energy Infrastructure in the Ohio River Valley
Ohio River Valley Hydrogen and CCS Hub Market Formation

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

The Labor Energy Partnership (LEP), an effort led by the AFL-CIO and the Energy Futures Initiative, released a new report on Tuesday focused on building clean energy infrastructure in the Ohio River Valley region that preserves and creates good union jobs. This report comes on the heels of a workshop hosted by the LEP in July, when it convened leaders from sectors, including government, labor and industry, to discuss hydrogen and carbon capture and storage projects. This was an exciting step toward the LEP’s goal of hosting a series of place-based workshops that drive the will of leaders to take on local, equitable solutions to the climate crisis that support and grow union jobs. Click here to read the report.

Kenneth Quinnell Thu, 09/23/2021 - 09:30
Posted: September 23, 2021, 1:30 pm

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Ernie Sandoval

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Ernie Sandoval
Ernie Sandoval

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Ernie Sandoval.

Ernie Sandoval is a young member of the APWU who volunteered as a shop steward. Through his diligence and training, he eventually became his local's clerk craft director. When he isn't working as a postal clerk, filing grievances and protecting the APWU-USPS collective bargaining agreement, he trains in jiu-jitsu. He knows that to be the best version of himself, he must consistently work to better his craft.

Kenneth Quinnell Wed, 09/22/2021 - 09:30
Posted: September 22, 2021, 1:30 pm

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Trade Unions in the Americas Demand Humane Responses for Forced Migrants from Haiti

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: Trade Unions in the Americas Demand Humane Responses for Forced Migrants from Haiti

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

In response to the escalating humanitarian crisis for Haitians and other forced migrants, Fred Redmond, secretary-treasurer of the AFL-CIO, vice president of the United Steelworkers (USW) and president of the Trade Union Confederation of the Americas, issued a statement: “As a labor movement fighting for democracy, racial justice, the rule of law, and human and trade union rights, our unions will continue to push our governments to do right by the Haitian people and by all working people in the Americas. We will also continue to organize for mutual aid and defense, and take action to help Haitians and other forced migrants access the support and protections they need and deserve.”

Kenneth Quinnell Wed, 09/22/2021 - 09:19
Posted: September 22, 2021, 1:19 pm

Proud to be Union: In the States Roundup

Proud to be Union: In the States Roundup
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It's time once again to take a look at the ways working people are making progress in the states. Click on any of the links to follow the state federations on Twitter.

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Kenneth Quinnell Tue, 09/21/2021 - 15:55
Posted: September 21, 2021, 7:55 pm

5 Tips to Make Video Meetings Fairer to Anxious Employees

Video calls may have taken over as the meeting method of choice during the pandemic, and the surge in remote work means that they won’t be going away any time soon. Many people appreciate the convenience and flexibility of being able to show up on time no matter where they are physically. Still, it would […]

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Posted: September 21, 2021, 7:18 pm

Viewpoint: Climate Justice Must Be a Top Priority for Labor

Today’s existential crisis for humanity is the immediate need to shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy. All of us have to. Everywhere. For workers and for our communities there is no more pressing matter than this.

We need to begin a discussion among co-workers, creating demands and acting on them at the workplace and bargaining table. We need to show up at local union meetings, central labor councils, and town halls supporting demands that move us toward a fossil fuel-free future.

Posted: September 21, 2021, 6:30 pm

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Maria Isabel Serrano

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Maria Isabel Serrano
Maria Isabel Serrano

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Maria Isabel Serrano.

Maria Isabel Serrano leads through action. She embodies the true meaning of a member activist and leader for UDW-AFSCME, and has gained the respect of in-home support services providers in Imperial County, California.

Kenneth Quinnell Tue, 09/21/2021 - 10:00
Posted: September 21, 2021, 2:00 pm

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: AFL-CIO Welcomes National Women’s Soccer League Players Association as 57th Affiliate

Service + Solidarity Spotlight: AFL-CIO Welcomes National Women’s Soccer League Players Association as 57th Affiliate
NWSLPA

Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we’ll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

The National Women’s Soccer League Players Association (NWSLPA) became the AFL-CIO’s 57th affiliate after receiving a direct charter on Thursday. The NWSLPA represents players who make up the 10 teams in the league, advocates for them as they navigate their careers, and champions the growth of the league and the women’s game. The NWSLPA, which represents some 200 players, is deep into its #NoMoreSideHustles campaign, calling for fair pay and bringing attention to the athletes’ experiences having to work side jobs to make ends meet.

“We are honored to affiliate with the AFL-CIO. This is truly a historic moment for the NWSL Players Association,” said NWSLPA Executive Director Meghann Burke. “As we negotiate our first contract, solidarity is our strength. Through this affiliation, we are formally united with workers who have come before us to demand respect and dignity in the workplace.” The league is in its ninth season and is scheduled to add two expansion teams in 2022, which then will bring it to a total of 12 teams across the country. Click here to read the story from ESPN.

Kenneth Quinnell Tue, 09/21/2021 - 09:35
Posted: September 21, 2021, 1:35 pm

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Mariel Cruz

National Hispanic Heritage Month Profiles: Mariel Cruz
Mariel Cruz

Throughout National Hispanic Heritage Month, the AFL-CIO will be profiling labor leaders and activists to spotlight the diverse contributions Hispanics and Latinos have made to our movement. Today's profile features Mariel Cruz.

Mariel Cruz works in the Tele-Radial Communications Department of the University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. She recently received an award at the USW District 4 Conference for her dedication to the labor movement as president of USW Local 6871. She is proud to be Puerto Rican and proud to be union!

Kenneth Quinnell Mon, 09/20/2021 - 14:54
Posted: September 20, 2021, 6:54 pm

Employees at Creative Agency Blue State Secure First Collective Bargaining Agreement

Employees at creative agency Blue State have voted to approve their first collective bargaining agreement. The agreement provides job security, structure and clarity for the workers, who are represented by Communications Workers of America Local 1101.

Posted: September 20, 2021, 6:36 pm

First-of-Its-Kind Report Exposes Hedge Fund Activist Elliott Management’s Long-Term Harm to Portfolio Companies and Investors

Elliott Management, one of the largest and most prominent activist hedge funds globally, is undermining the long-term health of companies it targets with its activist campaigns.

Posted: September 20, 2021, 3:47 pm

“Don’t Get Old”: On Ageing and the Working Class

In the US sitcom Superstore (2015-2021), one of the characters, Myrtle, is an elderly store assistant who is often the brunt of jokes due to the slow pace of her work and her overall dottiness. At one point in the … Continue reading
Posted: September 20, 2021, 11:22 am

Washington Carpenter Revolt Swells Picket Lines

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Two thousand Washington carpenters went on strike yesterday, out of 6,600 who currently work under the master agreement with the Association of General Contractors (AGC). Five jobs were picketed, including construction projects at Facebook’s Building X, the Microsoft’s Campus in Redmond, and Alphabet’s Google.

“I didn’t know what to expect. People can talk on Facebook, but you don’t know until it’s time for people to show up,” said Joe Rice, a general foreman at Local 30.

Posted: September 17, 2021, 10:30 pm

WHY IMMEDIATE AND LONG-TERM UNEMPLOYMENT REFORM IS A MATTER OF RACIAL AND GENDER JUSTICE

The expanded pandemic unemployment programs have been a critical lifeline for tens of millions of workers during the pandemic, but their necessity and success highlight the gaping holes and longstanding inequities in an intentionally under-resourced unemployment insurance system. Government has a responsibility to provide economic security for people, beyond times of crisis, and it has […]

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Posted: September 17, 2021, 9:27 pm

CWAers Help Defeat Recall Efforts in California

On Tuesday, after weeks of mobilizing by CWAers and other activists, a majority of Californians rejected the recall effort to remove Governor Gavin Newsom from office.

Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:38 pm

Bargaining Update

The latest bargaining information for Frontier California, Catholic Health, and the NewsGuild.

Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:31 pm

Tell Congress to Pass the Build Back Better Act

CWA members across the country will be mobilizing to ensure that Congress passes the Build Back Better Act which will create jobs, cut taxes, lower costs for working families, and make it easier for workers to join unions.

Posted: September 16, 2021, 3:23 pm

After Voting Down Four Tentative Agreements, Washington Carpenters Strike

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After narrowly rejecting a contract offer, the union representing 11,600 working carpenters in Washington state is set to start a strike tomorrow.

It’s the fourth offer that members have nixed. A scrappy band of rank and filers known as the Peter J. McGuire Group organized the no vote over inadequate raises—despite pressure from union leaders, who were promoting the deal. They are also seeking reimbursements for high parking costs, increased employer contributions to health care and pension funds, and stronger sexual harassment protections.

Posted: September 15, 2021, 8:38 pm

How to Make the Building Trades Work for Women

The building trades unions are some of the most powerful in the labor movement. Because their members are well-paid, their dues are often higher than in other unions, giving them more resources to influence change. They also hold a certain cultural cachet, exemplifying what many people (wrongly) think the working class looks like: white men in […]

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Posted: September 15, 2021, 8:34 pm

New York City Municipal Employees Protest Abrupt Return to Offices

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Eighty thousand New York City municipal workers who had been largely working remotely for the past 18 months were forced back this week to full-time, in-person work—after less than two weeks’ notice.

The majority of the city’s 300,000 municipal workers were already back at work. Many—such as sanitation workers and health care workers—never stopped working in person. These remaining 80,000 were those the city had deemed “non-essential.”

Posted: September 14, 2021, 7:32 pm

Steward's Corner: Recruiting and Keeping Volunteers

A tree is only as strong as its roots, and a union is only as strong as its actively involved members. Just as unions couldn’t function without stewards, unions also need member-volunteers to work on all sorts of committees, petition campaigns, direct actions, and more.

But the question is: How do you get members to volunteer their time, talents, and energy?

According to research on people who are active in social and political movements, the choice to get involved is based on three factors:

Posted: September 13, 2021, 3:23 pm

Some Dreamers of the Rusty Dream

In the new Showtime series, American Rust, set and filmed outside of Pittsburgh, PA, and based on the 2009 novel by Philipp Meyer, we see the aftermath of an industrial collapse so devastating that the fictional town of Buell, PA, … Continue reading
Posted: September 13, 2021, 11:59 am

Review: How Workers Can Safeguard Pensions

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In recent decades, a top management priority at the bargaining table has been reducing the cost of retirement benefits. The pandemic and its economic fallout have generated a new round of employer demands for pension freezes, benefit cuts, plan conversions, and two-tier coverage. Jim Russell’s new book Labor Guide to Retirement Plans shows why and how private and public sector unions should be mobilizing members against such concessions.

Posted: September 9, 2021, 8:39 pm

Ten Thousand UAW Members Gear Up for a Strike Vote at John Deere

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UPDATE, September 13: On Sunday, all nine UAW locals at John Deere were presented with the company's first offer and took their own strike authorization votes. According to workers at those meetings, the company proposed a long list of concessions, including an end to the moratorium on plant closures, increasing workers' health insurance premium payments from 0 percent to 20 percent, and an end to overtime after eight hours. While company-wide numbers weren't yet available, among plants where numbers have been reported so far, 99 percent of voting members authorized a strike.

Posted: September 8, 2021, 8:44 pm

How Businesses Can Prevent Workplace Injuries

There are over 7 million work injuries each year that result in millions of dollars of medical payments and missed work time. And that’s just the reported injuries — we all know workers who don’t report incidents due to embarrassment, fear of consequences or lack of knowledge around their rights. Employees should be safe at […]

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Posted: September 7, 2021, 6:53 pm

The Unanswered Question about the Future of US Labor Unions

Within six months the two men who have led the AFL-CIO for more than twenty-five years, John J. Sweeney and Richard Trumka, have passed away.  In reflecting on Trumka’s sudden passing and the likely transition of leadership within the dominant … Continue reading
Posted: September 6, 2021, 11:19 am

Fighting Poverty with Classism

I spent part of last week at the Chautauqua Institution, which a friend described as “summer camp for adults.” Its lovely Victorian summer homes, pricey food options, and demographics – skewing older and extremely white – make it feel like … Continue reading
Posted: August 16, 2021, 12:01 pm

Minimum Wage: Is $15/Hour Enough?

Minimum wage debates are never-ending and often polarizing. What I can say with certainty is that the stagnation of the minimum wage for the last 12 years is unfortunate when we see the quick uptick in inflation. In the latest report from June 2021, inflation jumped to 5.4% year-on-year, compared to last year’s rate of […]

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Posted: August 11, 2021, 3:22 pm

Striking Alabama Coal Miners Want Their $1.1 Billion Back

History repeated itself as hundreds of miners spilled out of buses in June and July to leaflet the Manhattan offices of asset manager BlackRock, the largest shareholder in the mining company Warrior Met Coal. Some had traveled from the pine woods of Brookwood, Alabama, where 1,100 coal miners have been on strike against Warrior Met […]

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Posted: August 11, 2021, 3:14 pm

NLRB Hearing Officer Recommends Rerun of Amazon Bessemer Election

A National Labor Relations Board hearing officer has recommended a rerun of the union election that Alabama Amazon warehouse workers lost by more than 2 to 1 in April. The hearing officer sided with the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, which argued that Amazon had interfered with a fair election by pushing the Postal […]

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Posted: August 10, 2021, 4:17 pm

Fight for $15 Movement Has Won $150B in Wage Raises for 26M Workers in Less Than a Decade

New York, NY—The worker-of-color-led Fight for $15 and a union movement has won $150 billion in raises for 26 million workers to date, according to a new report from National Employment Law Project (NELP). Twelve million of the 26 million impacted workers (46 percent) are Black, Latinx, or Asian American; and of the $150 billion in total […]

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Posted: August 9, 2021, 6:44 pm

Jobs Report: Despite Job Growth, as Benefit Cliff Approaches, Renewing and Reforming Unemployment Insurance Is an Urgent Racial Justice Matter

This month’s jobs report released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, continues to tell the story of an uneven labor market recovery rife with longstanding inequities.  In this context, the National Employment Law Project (NELP) is dedicated to transforming the system and paving the way for a more just economy that meets the need of those most impacted […]

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Posted: August 9, 2021, 6:37 pm

The Downward Path We’ve Trod: Reflections on an Ominous Anniversary

This week marks the 40th anniversary of an illegal strike by the Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) that was decisively broken by President Ronald Reagan.  That strike began on August 3, 1981, when more than 12,000 air traffic controllers … Continue reading
Posted: August 2, 2021, 11:47 am

MIA: Workers, Working, and Workplaces

“Hacks is like most stories about creative work:  It avoids really showing any.”  B.D. McClay, New York Times Magazine B.D. McClay’s epigram works like any good hook:  it grabs your interest.  So here is another: “In order to entertain audiences, … Continue reading
Posted: July 26, 2021, 1:13 pm

Biden and Social Wages

If Biden’s American Family Plan becomes law as he proposed it, my grand-niece Harri will finally have a “modest yet adequate” standard of living based on a new commitment from the federal government to provide social wages. Harri is a … Continue reading
Posted: July 12, 2021, 11:45 am

Infrastructure “Deal”? No Deal for Workers and the Climate

The long-awaited infrastructure bill is slowly coming into focus. Last Thursday, President Joe Biden stood alongside of Republicans and Democrats to announce that “We have a deal” — $579 billion in new federal spending for roads, broadband, electric utilities, and … Continue reading
Posted: June 28, 2021, 11:40 am

America’s Cross-Class Romance with Mare of Easttown

In the waning days of the great pandemic of 2020-2021, something surprising happened: the nation fell in love with Mare of Easttown, a depressing television series about a burned out town, an unsolved murder, and, as the Saturday Night Live … Continue reading
Posted: June 14, 2021, 11:10 am

Announcing the 2021 Working-Class Studies Association Awards

It is my honor and pleasure to share the winners of the Working-Class Studies Association’s annual awards.  The books, articles, essays, stories, and media nominated for our awards this year show a great diversity. Looking at this list of award-winning … Continue reading
Posted: June 8, 2021, 1:02 pm