It’s a well-established fact that dads love tools. Although he should get the day off from doing any actual work on Father’s Day, the Dad (or Dads) in your life will appreciate the gift of a gadget. The tools on the list below are made by ethical companies that treat workers fairly and give them…

The NLRB General Counsel, a Trump appointee, has his sights set on union inflatables. The National Law Review reports: “‘Scabby the Rat’ and ‘Corporate Fat Cat’…beware.  A recent National Labor Relations Board (‘NLRB’ or the ‘Board’) Advice Memorandum has suggested that the use of oversized inflatable rats may constitute illegal secondary picketing. In the Advice…

There’s nothing like a bit of Union action to amp up the wattage at Talen Energy Stadium (TES). Labor will be in the house at TES for Union Night at the Union on Saturday, July 6. The powerful Philadelphia Union soccer team takes on division rival Orlando City SC at 7 pm with a spectacular…

The Westin

By Paul Burton California Democratic Party (CDP) delegates elected Los Angeles labor leader Rusty Hicks as chairman of the state party at its convention in San Francisco June 2. Hicks is the president of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor and was endorsed by dozens of labor unions and elected officials. At a meeting…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! Unions are brotherhoods and sisterhoods, and family members are there for each other during the difficult times. It’s hardly a surprise, therefore, that organized labor would be among…

Bernie Sanders is no longer the only candidate with a unionized campaign staff. The Huffington Post reports: “The presidential campaign staff of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has moved to unionize, and campaign management has officially recognized its efforts to form a union without any dispute. Steve Soule of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local…

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