Chip Markel confident in uphill battle to unseat 12th Dist. Congressman Mike Bost

Chip Markel knows it’s an uphill battle to unseat an incumbent Republican Congressman in Illinois, but he’s in the run to win it. Homer “Chip” Markel, 62, is running in the 12th Congressional District for...

UFCW Local 88’s Rebecca Tillman retires

BEST WISHES to UFCW Local 88’s Rebecca Tillman, third from left, on her retirement from Schnucks at 10650 Olive Blvd. in Creve Coeur. Local 88 Assistant to the President Kyle Norris (left) and Business...

What makes men more vulnerable to addiction?

Even though mental health and addiction affect both genders, it is often overlooked when it comes to men. There is a men’s mental health stigma indicating that it’s a sign of weakness if a...

Learn these healthy habits for your hearing

Your ears change with age, just like the rest of your body. And it’s not only your hearing that’s affected. Everything from the texture of earwax to your risk of having tinnitus changes in...

ST. LOUIS LABOR RETROSPECTIVE: Button collection shows union pride, history

By ZACHARY PALITZSCH Archivist Missouri State Historical Society Union buttons were a symbol of pride for union members during the 20th century. However, in many industries, workers were often fired when caught displaying a union button. While working...

8/4/22 Trophy Hunts: Send us your best shot

Share the hunt with your union brothers and sisters! Send us your photo, name and local and a description of your deer, fish, etc. Email your information to sales@labortribune.com to be featured in an upcoming edition...

This week in labor history: August 8-14

AUGUST 8 1902 – Delegates to the St. Paul Trades and Labor Assembly elect 35-year-old Charles James, leader of the Boot and Shoe Workers local union, as their president. He was the first African-American elected...

The times they are a-changing

By DAVID A. COOK President It has been about two months since we ratified contracts with our two largest employers, Schnucks and Dierbergs, and in that time there has been a great deal of focus on...

St. Louis Labor Council COPE endorsements for the August 2 primary

Following are the St. Louis Labor Council's COPE endorsements for the Aug. 2 primary election. Incumbents are marked with an asterisk (*).     ST. LOUIS COUNTY County Executive Dr. Sam Page* Prosecuting Attorney Wesley Bell* Assessor Jake Zimmerman* ST. LOUIS...

Kids need your vote Aug. 2

  URGING ‘YES’ FOR PROP S, the Labor-endorsed proposition on the Aug. 2 ballot to raise no-tax-increase funds for St. Louis Public schools are (from left) Council President Pat White, Vice President Earline Jones (CWA...