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McKesson strike

By DAVID A. COOK President As I write these words, the men and women of McKesson Corporation in O’Fallon are standing on a picket line. For the past week and around the clock, the men and...

Not getting your paper? The problem is at the Post Office

Changes imposed by Louis DeJoy still hampering delivery If you have stopped receiving your Labor Tribune print edition, or it is regularly arriving late, you’re not alone. And it’s not our fault. Delivery delays that started...

MOWIT calls for help remodeling kitchens, bathrooms at Baker House transitional home

Effort will take place March 7-14 Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) has volunteered to remodel two kitchens and two bathrooms at the Baker House, a transitional home for women, and it needs your help. The apartment...

NAWIC celebrating Women in Construction Week with three virtual events

The St. Louis Chapter of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) is sponsoring three virtual events to kick off Women in Construction (WIC) Week, March 7-13. WIC Week, which is celebrated the first...

St. Louis Labor Council COPE endorsements for March 2 and April 6

  Following are the St. Louis Labor Council COPE endorsements for the March 2 and April 6 elections based on recommendations from area Labor Clubs and approved by Labor Council delegates on Feb. 16, 2021....

St. Louis County Executive Sam Page signs prevailing wage enforcement ordinance

New law will ensure stable, well-qualified workforce in St. Louis County By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Earth City, Mo. – St. Louis County Executive Dr. Sam Page has signed into law Labor legislation requiring enforcement of the...

Missouri union members urged to show support for state senators fighting RTW, paycheck deception

Jefferson City – The Missouri Senate General Rules Committee is considering a pair of bills that would revive the specter of “right-to-work” and enact “paycheck deception” in the state. Senate Bill 118 (SB 118) would...

Madigan, a strong ally of Organized Labor, resigns his seat in Illinois House, will...

Illinois AFL-CIO issues statement thanking Madigan for ‘legacy of accomplishments for working families’ By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Just weeks after losing his position as Speaker of the Illinois House of Representatives Michael J....

OPINION: Amazon is fighting hard to stop warehouse workers from unionizing

By SONALI KOLHATKAR Thousands of warehouse workers at an Amazon plant in Bessemer, Ala., are at the center of a potentially game-changing union vote taking place right now. On Feb. 8, the warehouse workers were...

OPINION: Here’s the real reason the economy suffers under Republican presidents

By JOHN STOEHR The New York Times’ David Leonhardt recently posed the question: “Why are Republican presidents so bad for the economy?” In addition to considering the Gross Domestic Product and other empirical factors, we ought...