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Unions collecting for holiday gift cards for laid-off Amsted Rail employees

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Granite City, IL – Labor supporters have a chance this month to help some hard-working union members and their families from...

17,000 workers impacted by Trump administration’s suspension of union elections...

The Trump National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) suspension of union elections for a two-week period at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic impacted nearly...

OPINION: Grocery workers still on the pandemic frontlines, but without hazard...

By DAVID COOK President UFCW Local 655 In Missouri, frontline workers are continuing to show up for our communities every single day despite the very real dangers...

AFL-CIO launches ‘Am I Safe at Work?’ webtool

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the country – and in the absence of a federal enforceable, emergency workplace COVID-19 standard – working people are...

St. Charles County absentee ballots confusing

Errors causing volunteers to remind people how to cast their ballots By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent Errors on St. Charles County absentee ballots could cause chaos...

Illinois public works projects must hire Illinois residents to offset unemployment

Springfield, IL – At least 90 percent of hires for public works projects in Illinois must be Illinois residents, as of July 1, under...

Five workers test positive for COVID-19 at GM’s Wentzville Assembly Plant

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Wentzville, MO – When Glenn Kage, president of UAW Local 2250, woke up Monday morning, May 8, he had one member who...

Madison County Labor Awards Banquet rescheduled to July 23

The Greater Madison County Federation of Labor’s 2020 awards banquet has been rescheduled to July 23 due to the social gathering restrictions imposed...

Mail-in voting approved for August and November elections in Missouri

Jefferson City – Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft objected to it, but Missouri legislators have approved a plan to expand mail-in voting options...