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UNITE HERE 74 members hard hit by coronavirus pandemic

Donate today to help laid-off hospitality workers As frontline workers in the hospitality, food service and transportation industries, nearly 300,000 UNITE HERE members and the...

Out of work due to the coronavirus? Area union grocers have...

The crowd restrictions imposed in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are having a major impact on workers – in strikingly different ways. United...

Millstone Weber taps MOWIT to help recruit tradeswomen for I-270 North...

By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Millstone Weber, the union contractor recently awarded the $246 million Interstate 270 North Project, is asking Missouri Women in Trades (MOWIT) for...

The REAL state of the union for working people

By TIM ROWDEN Editor President Trump’s State of the Union speech spent a lot of time focusing on jobs and the economy, putting a predictably positive...

U.S. unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in November, but that number...

Washington (PAI) — The U.S. unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in November, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. Businesses claimed to create 254,000 new...

Big names promise big collaboration at NGA West groundbreaking

All-union construction workforce on $1.7 billion project By CARL GREEN Correspondent St. Louis – The expected impact of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s new “NGA West” headquarters in...

Illinois readies for $23.5 billion in road work over next five...

Expect delays – and thousands of construction jobs for all trades By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Illinois is now prepared to spend $23.5 billion over five years...

Prevailing wage will be enforced for Rebuild Illinois capital development plan

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has added to Labor’s string of victories in Springfield by signing an executive order...

UFCW 655 members say new historic 3-year Schnucks pact is ‘best...

83% approve pact with major boosts for full, part-time workers By ED FINKELSTEIN Publisher “It’s the best contract I’ve seen in my 19 years here.” That comment by...

OPINION: The future of U.S. jobs looks bleak. Unions are the...

By HEIDI SHIERHOLZ We were just handed a wake-up call. Newly released numbers from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics project that six of the...
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