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St. Louis lays fallen fire fighter Ben Polson to rest

ST. LOUIS laid to rest St. Louis fire fighter Ben Polson on Thursday, Jan. 20. Polson, 33, a member of Fire Fighters Local 73,...

First lawsuit filed in Amazon tornado disaster

Grieving in a court case By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent It was no surprise on Jan. 17 when the first lawsuit against Amazon was filed by the...

AFSCME child welfare worker stabbed to death during home visit

By CARL GREEN Illinois Correspondent Springfield, IL – Illinois child welfare worker Diedre Silas, 36, a member of AFSCME Local 805 (part of AFSCME Council 31),...

Carpenter dies after fall at Clayton jobsite

Carpenters Local 32 accepting donations on behalf of family By SHERI GASSAWAY Correspondent Mike Johnson, 27, of Carpenters Local 92, has died after suffering injuries at a...

Fundraiser Oct. 11 to benefit the family of Operating Engineers Local...

Bridgeton, MO – Operating Engineers Local 513 is hosting a donation-based fish fry Friday, Oct 11, at the Union Hall to benefit the family...

Operating Engineers 513 mourns loss of member in a construction accident

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Shrewsbury, MO – Operating Engineers Local 513 is mourning the loss of a union brother. Shawn J. Pritchett, 35, was working the overnight...

Steelworkers 1063’s Roy L. Evans killed in industrial accident

Roy L. Evans, a 54-year-old Steelworkers Local 1063 member, died Dec. 13 when he was crushed by a stack of skids – 2,000-pound metal...

Man charged in shooting that killed Teamsters Local 682 member and...

By TIM ROWDEN EDITOR Berkeley, MO – Lonnell Lewis-Jones, 25, has been charged with two counts of second-degree murder in a Feb. 22 shooting that killed...

Teamsters 682 driver dies after being shot on the job, struck...

By TIM ROWDEN Editor Lonnell Lewis-Jones, 25, was charged last week with two counts of second-degree murder in a Feb. 22 shooting that killed two...

Worker killed at Granite City Steel

Granite City – Timothy Dagon, 42, a member Of United Steelworkers Local 1899, was pronounced dead at St. Louis University Hospital at 12:31 p.m....