Airline layoffs would have consequences far beyond the airline industry, unions warn. Yahoo Finance reports: “The largest airline union in North America is warning Congress that compounded economic damage from the coronavirus pandemic, beyond lost jobs, is a certainty if additional stimulus funding is not soon allocated to the industry. “If we don’t support the…

The COVID-19 pandemic has hit workplaces particularly hard. With so many workers under one roof, sharing the same air ventilation system, it is more important than ever for employers to provide a safe work environment. Yet many are failing to do so. In response, the AFL-CIO is looking to create greater awareness about safety throughout…

Canadian workers have picked Ford for a strike should negotiations fail. The Detroit Free Press reports: “If negotiations with Canadian autoworkers falter, Ford could face a strike. Unifor, the union representing Canadian autoworkers, has picked Ford Motor Co. as the company it expects will set the pattern bargaining for the Detroit Three and possibly as a strike target.…

The National Fraternal Order of Police, which is not an affiliate of the AFL-CIO or Change to Win, is throwing its support behind President Donald Trump. On behalf of the 355,000 members of the Fraternal Order of Police, we are proud to unanimously endorse @realDonaldTrump for President of the United States. #FOP4Trump pic.twitter.com/uAF6SWNRnA — National…

A Quaker school in NYC has become the center of a heated labor struggle for teachers looking to unionize. The New York Times reports: “Last spring, Dan Magaziner’s 8-year-old son learned about ‘changemakers’ in his social-studies class at Brooklyn Friends, a private Quaker school in Brooklyn known for its progressive teachings and emphasis on social…

Americans are viewing labor unions more favorably than they have in recent years. Gallup reports: “As Labor Day approaches and economic conditions in the U.S. remain tenuous, Americans’ 65% approval of labor unions is once again the highest it has been since 2003. Public support for labor unions has been generally rising since hitting its…