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Why "Blue State" Teachers Need Their Own Revolt

Sunday, May 20, 2018 2:33 AM

What we need to see is strike action from a local union that can inspire others, tied to demands for increased state funding. For the first time, United Teachers Los Angeles is tying our local contract demands to a statewide demand of 20 by 20: funding ...

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Three Ways to Design a Democratic Job Guarantee

Sunday, May 20, 2018 12:34 AM

One could imagine various institutions and organizations submitting applications for JG labor. For instance, a labor union might submit an application to start a child care worker cooperative that would be primarily intended to serve the union’s members ...

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IOWA PRIMARY: Democrats hope for gubernatorial payback

Saturday, May 19, 2018 3:13 PM

Nate Boulton of Des Moines, 38, is a sitting state senator and labor lawyer. Cathy Glasson of Coralville, 59, is a registered nurse and local union president, organizer and activist. Fred Hubbell of Des Moines, 67, is a retired business executive and ...

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Education Minnesota Endorses Tim Walz for Governor

Saturday, May 19, 2018 12:12 PM

Education Minnesota, the state’s largest labor union with more than 80,000 members, formally endorsed U.S. Rep. Tim Walz’ campaign for governor Saturday night. "Tim Walz was a classroom teacher for 20 years and is a leader who knows what it takes to ...

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Ohio Flags of Honor to visit Rossford

Friday, May 18, 2018 2:59 PM

The Ohio Flags of Honor, a traveling memorial for those who served in Iraq and in the war on terrorism will be recognized in a ceremony Saturday at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union No. 8. It begins noon Saturday at the union ...

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