The Rev. Alvis Martin has spent the past 30 years as a union member and lobbyist promoting public policy to protect union workers, advocating for diversity within organized labor, and standing up for the disenfranchised. He will speak as part of the University’s Black History Month events at 7 p.m. Tuesday, February 28, in the Old Main Room of the Bone Student Center.
AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka statement on Trump's labor secretary nominee's withdrawal -- The withdrawal of Andrew Puzder’s nomination is great news for everyone who wants an America where wages rise, benefits are strong and unions are growing.
At this moment, we have a nominee for secretary of labor whose record and policy positions stand in stark contrast to past Democratic and Republican labor secretaries. Earlier this week, Andrew Puzder’s confirmation hearing was delayed for the fourth time.
Saturday, February 18, 5 p.m. United Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 99 Hall, 406 Eldorado Road, Bloomington
Open to all union members, their families & supporters.
Bloomington has a mayoral primary on Tuesday, February 28.
Is Illinois an island in an increasingly non-union sea?
So-called “Right to Work” (for less) laws are slowly engulfing the Prairie State. On January 7, Kentucky became a right-to-work state, and also abolished the state’s construction prevailing wage law.
As this is written, Missouri is poised to do the same.
North America's Building Trades Unions (NABTU) Celebrate Presidential Action to Jumpstart Keystone XL and Dakota Access Pipeline Construction
WASHINGTON, DC – The following statement was released today in response to the issuance of an Executive Order by President Donald J.