Sunday April 11, 2021
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BY Emily Ropp Butt | Grand Rapids, MI | 3/19/21
Since January, delegate elections have been taking place at UPS as part of the Teamsters union international election cycle.
BY Tom Burke | Lansing, MI | 3/19/21
A group of 40 stagehands from across Michigan gathered at the State Capitol building in Lansing, March 17. The IATSE union stagehands are marking one year without work and demanding the extension of unemployment benefits until it is safe to return to their jobs.
IATSE
BY staff | West Saint Paul, MN | 3/17/21
On March 11, in West Saint Paul, dozens of union members with the Communications Workers of America (CWA) along with supporters from unions and the community braved heavy rain and winds to rally in front of an AT&T store that is set to close along with around 100 other stores in the retail chain.
BY Sean Orr | Chicago, IL | 3/12/21
In late January, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released its annual report on union density for 2020. The report’s finding includes some interesting facts - namely, that the union membership rate (the percentage of workers who belong to unions) went up for the first time since 2008, rising half a percent to 10.8% of the working class.
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BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/06/21
The time for action is now. At least that is the opinion of workers at the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA).
BY Beau Hawk | Chattanooga, TN | 2/24/21
Teamsters across North America are organizing around the union’s upcoming international 2021 elections to demand union leadership that fights the boss and fights for the members.
BY staff | Bessemer, AL | 2/23/21
As workers at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama warehouse have begun voting by mail on whether or not to join the Retail Wholesale and Department Store Union (RWDSU), Amazon is pulling out all of the stops to try to coerce them out of voting for the union.
Amazon
BY staff | New York, NY | 2/21/21
Between February 8 and March 29, over 6000 Amazon warehouse workers in Bessemer, Alabama, are voting on joining the Retail, Wholesale Department Store Workers Union (RWDSU).
Amazon, RWDSU
BY staff | Chicago IL | 2/20/21
The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) has waged a one-sided class war against municipal transit workers. This has gone on for decades.
BY staff | Grand Rapids, MI | 2/20/21
Outside the stagehands union IATSE Local 26 headquarters in Grand Rapids, union members and youth activists attached big signs to their cars saying “Amazon needs a union!” and “Solidarity with Amazon!”
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