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UFCW 88 shifts fundraising for Light the Night

For seven years, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 88 has taken part in the Leukemia/Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night fund-raiser at Forest Park...

Lack of factory workers a $1 trillion problem

By THE MANUFACTURING INSTITUTE   Demand for goods is skyrocketing as the U.S. economy continues dealing with the pandemic. But there’s a big problem: American factories...

Tradeswomen Build Nations conference canceled

The Tradeswomen Build Nations Conference, scheduled for Oct 1-3 in New Orleans, has been canceled because of COVID-19 and a hurricane. In August, North America’s...

Biden’s new vaccine mandates will affect 100 million workers

President Joe Biden recently announced sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an all-out effort to increase COVID-19...

AFT OKs working with schools on vaccination policies

AFT, NEA urge educators, families to get vaccinated as students head back to school Washington (PAI) – Citing an 84 percent rise in coronavirus-infected children...

U.S. Department of Labor announces funding to help states modernize unemployment...

Funding aims to combat fraud, promote equity, ensure timely benefits Washington – The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced a series of actions to...

St. Louis, all Metro-East Labor Day parades canceled amid coronavirus concerns

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent The St. Louis Labor Day Parade, an annual tradition celebrating working families and the area’s strong Labor roots, has been canceled for...

YOUR LETTERS: Let’s all get vaccinated

Get vaccinated for yourself, your friends and your family. Add your name saying you got vaccinated, and we’ll send you a sticker. Union-made, obviously! COVID-19...

Belleville Labor and Industry Museum bounces back from pandemic with new...

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Belleville, IL – Every Saturday morning, Mike Hutch, Bob Poole and some of their friends gather to show visitors the essence...

Mayor Tishaura Jones: City’s $500 million funding priorities will be Labor-friendly

Resolution of support urges Board of Aldermen to act quickly for implementation By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones outlined an aggressive plan to...