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State of the Unions: The Working People Weekly List

6 days 15 hours - AFL-CIO - State of the Unions: The Working People Weekly List AFL-CIO Every week, we...

NYSUT partnership with Fair Trade coffee company Dean's Beans to benefit Disaster Relief efforts

6 days 15 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 7, 2018 — Members of New York State United Teachers looking to support efforts to create a more just economy in developing nations while...

Economy Gains 155,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Unchanged at 3.7%

6 days 14 hours - AFL-CIO - Economy Gains 155,000 Jobs in November; Unemployment Unchanged at 3.7% The U.S. economy...

Why BOCES educators need strong unions

6 days 10 hours - NYSUT - For BOCES teaching assistant Sandie Carner-Shafran, the back of her local union’s T-shirt says it all: “In Unity There is Strength.” When BOCES...

Inspiring new teaching methods and practices, from Uganda to New York State

6 days 10 hours - NYSUT - They have shivered. They have seen snow for the first time, and tried bowling. And they have been introduced to a washing machine and a dryer, which one of them...

A Tribute to Ed Hill: A Visionary

6 days 8 hours - UCOMM Blog - Back in 2014 UCOMM covered the NYC Labor Day Parade. That year, the Business Manager of Local 3 IBEW was the Grand Marshall and thousands of IBEW members marched...

Equal and Inalienable Rights

3 days 11 hours - AFL-CIO - Equal and Inalienable Rights AFL-CIO Seventy years ago today, the United...

NYSUT praises Regents’ state aid proposal

3 days 11 hours - NYSUT - ALBANY, N.Y. Dec. 10, 2018 — New York State United Teachers today praised the Regents’ 2019-20 state aid proposal, saying the Board’s $2.1 billion...

Organizing Victories in PA, Iowa, and Missouri

3 days 9 hours - UCOMM Blog - As wages fail to increase and more jobs seem to be sent overseas every day, workers are joining together and organizing. Today, we are focusing on three recent...