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Phony ‘right-to-work’ (for less) ballot wording rejected by judge

New anti-worker group wants to circulate petitions to get RTW into Missouri’s constitution, defying will of voters By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher An effort to put the phony so-called “right-to-work” (for less) issue into the Missouri Constitution...

Vote Democrat to keep the jobs coming

Totsie Bailey, executive-secretary treasurer of the Southwestern Illinois Building & Construction Trades Council, has a message for union members By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Collinsville IL – Totsie Bailey, executive-secretary treasurer of the Southwestern Illinois Building &...

30 things Biden has done to help workers

From legislation to executive actions and appointments, Biden is getting things done for union workers By BRIAN YOUNG UCOMM Blog A little over a year ago, President Joe Biden won a stunning election victory, upsetting Trump and...

Machinists District 9 provides Thanksgiving meals to Lodge 777 members after strike at Sunset...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Machinists Lodge 777 members recently on strike at Sunset Ford gathered around the table this Thanksgiving with free turkeys and all the trimmings compliments of Machinists District 9. District 9 held a food...

Bricklayers Local 1 banners Savannah’s Restaurant & Bar

Cedar Hill, MO – Bricklayers Local 1 is asking the public to NOT patronize Savannah’s Restaurant & Bar here at 6770 Mall Drive because it is using Fresh Finish Masonry, a non-signatory contractor that...

Training program for union members interested in running for local office

In an effort to help union members who would like to consider running for a community office in the Spring 2022 elections, the Missouri AFL-CIO is sponsoring a training session to help them win. If...

Four workshops for unions committed to organizing the unorganized

If your union is interesting in enhancing its organizing capabilities, read on. Jobs with Justice (JwJ) is sponsoring a series of four on-line programs designed to help organizers “…sharpen your storytelling strategy and upgrade your...

MOWIT hosting Dec. 18 workday for tradeswomen, women interested in construction careers

Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) is sponsoring a hands-on workday for tradeswomen and women interested in joining the building trades on Saturday, Dec. 18 at the Baker House, a transitional home for women. The event,...

Labor and Industry Museum looking for volunteers

Belleville, IL – The Labor and Industry Museum is looking for volunteers to work at the museum on Saturdays, greeting guests and answering questions. Training will be provided. The museum is open from 10 a.m....

Why you feel lousy after a huge holiday meal

That dinner can easily approach 2,000 calories all by itself Loosen the belt. Take one more fork-full. You’re close to bursting and you never would have piled your plate like that on a regular day....