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Worker rights in COVID-19 era topic of January Labor Law Series

Worker rights in the era of COVID-19 will be the topic of the next Labor Law Series on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The free event...

Trump’s NLRB bans bargaining over COVID-19 worker safety issues

Supporting bosses, board takes away union rights to negotiate safety or closures The Trump-appointed NLRB is kicking workers in the face over COVID-19 safety issues. In...

Don’t let the pandemic stop you from getting help for heart,...

Although COVID-19 has changed the world, it hasn’t changed the fact that hospitals are the safest place to be if there’s a heart attack,...

Can ticks and mosquitoes infect you with COVID-19?

The answer is ‘no,’ but you still want to avoid them Somewhat cooler temperatures have resulted in a slow start to spring this year, but...

OPINION: America’s Five Economic Essentials

From the AFL-CIO America’s workers — in the private and public sectors — have been devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. In fact, for too many...

No cases of COVID-19 among UFCW Local 88 Meat Cutters

Local 88 plants cut and package the meat; meat cutters in the news work in plants with a ‘kill floor’ By MARY ANN O'TOOLE HOLLEY Correspondent About...

Labor leaders warn against reopening too soon

As communities and businesses, hard-hit by the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic, begin the process of easing stay-at-home orders, local Labor leaders are...

OPINION: We should help workers, not kill them

By PAUL KRUGMAN As far as I can tell, most epidemiologists are horrified by America’s rush to reopen the economy, to abandon much of the...

Laborers District Council bolstering training, promoting union contractors providing COVID-19 cleaning

As communities and businesses begin the cautious process of reopening amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Missouri and Kansas Laborers District Council and their...

May Day under lockdown: Virtual world-wide rally to unite unions in...

This year millions of workers who would normally participate in May Day events around the world are under lockdown. But even as the COVID-19...
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