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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...

IN MEMORIAM: Iron Workers Local 392’s Charles Pelo

Charles T. Pelo, a second-generation and 30-year member of Iron Workers Local 392, died Jan. 30, 2021 at Mercy Hospital South. He was 77. Brother...

Stacey Abrams: Amazon workers “deserve the dignity and well-being that a union can help...

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UFCW 655 files unfair labor charges against MERS Goodwill for withholding raises to union...

Retaliating against workers who voted to join union, MERS gave raise to all employees but them By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher UFCW Local 655 has filed unfair labor...

Keystone XL pipeline would have cost at least 500 union rail jobs, 100 sheet...

Thousands of jobs in the trucking industry By TIM ROWDEN Managing Editor Even as TC Energy, the main contractor on the Keystone XL project, debunked misinformation that...

Raising minimum wage to $15/hr would lift pay of 32 million workers

President Joe Biden has proposed raising the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025. The increase is long overdue – the federal...

OPINION: Black workers are Organized Labor’s bedrock — and future

If we are in true solidarity with everyone in our movement, we all win By APRIL SIMS Secretary-Treasurer Washington State Labor Council Black History Month has offered us...

OPINION: Louis DeJoy is plotting more moves to destroy the Postal Service — ...

By JOAN McCARTER The U.S. Postal Service (USPS), still reeling from Postmaster General Louis DeJoy’s sabotage to help the Trump campaign; the spread of COVID-19;...

John Orr found the college grind wasn’t for him; turns out a union career...

Recently retired Elevator Constructors Local 3 business manager reflects on a rewarding career By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent If you know recently retired Elevator Constructors Local...

Madison County Federation of Labor will meet in-person Feb. 25 for elections, scholarship contest

East Alton, IL – The Greater Madison County Federation of Labor will resume in-person meetings – carefully – on Thursday, Feb. 25, just in...