APRI St. Louis awards second William ‘Bill’ Stodghill scholarship

Amaya Marion has been awarded the second $500 William “Bill” Stodghill Scholarship from the A. Philip Randolph Institute (APRI) St. Louis Chapter. Marion, an honor...

IN MEMORIAM: Cement Mason’s 527’s Vincent ‘Vinny’ Drago

Vincent “Vinny” Mariano Drago passed away suddenly on July 16, 2021 at age 22. Brother Drago was a Cement Masons Local 527 apprentice. He was...

Facebook fundraiser set up to help Laborers 110 member’s family with...

Family and friends of Shawn Richard Joedicke, a Laborers Local 110 member who had worked at Fred Weber Construction, have set up a Facebook...

Missouri launches vaccine incentive lottery as COVID-19 cases surge throughout the...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Missouri has introduced an incentive program that will offer 900 residents who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine the chance to...

39th Annual First Capitol Day banquet will honor legacy of late...

O’Fallon, MO – The St. Charles County Democratic Central Committee First Capitol Day Banquet will honor the legacy of Robert J. Kelley Aug. 20...

What is the Alliance for Retired Americans?

Organization of retired union members affiliated with the AFL-CIO, and non-union, community-based members Part 1 of a series The Alliance for Retired Americans is a 501...

This week in labor history: August 2-8

AUGUST 2 1918 – The first General Strike in Canadian history is held in Vancouver, organized as a one-day political protest against the killing of...

This week in labor history: July 26-August 1

JULY 26 1877 – In Chicago, 30 workers are killed by federal troops, more than 100 wounded at the “Battle of the Viaduct” during the...

U.S. Sec. of Labor Marty Walsh promotes Biden administration’s infrastructure and...

‘We’re going to build 21st century infrastructure through good-paying union jobs.’ By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor “There’s nothing wrong with being a union member,” U.S. Secretary of...

Improved Illinois bond ratings paves way for ‘roads, bridges, schools and...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Throughout Illinois’ years of financial struggle under both Democratic and Republican governors, one constant concern was the state’s...