Sheet metal worker and 9/11 first responder Joe Rabito takes 14 medications a day so he can breathe. Joe was one of the tens of thousands of first responders in New York City who went out to help survivors of the World Trade Center attacks. These people, many of them union members, are still feeling […]
Month: October 2016
Union volunteers in Nevada know this is an election that will determine the trajectory of the middle class and with that the country. That’s why every day they hit the ground running, knocking on doors and talking directly with people to make sure they are empowered with the information they need when they step into […]
International trade and migration are fundamental and interrelated components of globalization that have the potential to improve the lives of working families. For far too long, however, trade and immigration policies have prioritized corporate interests over good jobs and workers’ rights.
Rene Cruz, an election volunteer and Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 1245 organizer and steward is out in Arizona working to retire Sheriff Joe Arpaio. Cruz sent us some updates from his Bazta Arpaio campaign log this week. Here are some highlights.
A new video from AFSCME People takes a look at the damage done to real working people when the Carrier Corp. shipped jobs from Indiana to Mexico. And it shows the role that Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) played in the process. Young, who took nearly $20,000 from Carrier executives in campaign contributions, sided against workers […]