Joe Biden got a big endorsement today from one of the largest labor unions. Reuters reports: “Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden clinched the support of the 775,000-member International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) on Wednesday, deepening his union backing in a competitive race for his party’s presidential nomination. The endorsement comes at a critical…

As everyone knows, there is no town more ethical than Tinseltown… No, no, wait… Pick yourself up off the floor and stifle those guffaws. By “ethical,” we mean that Hollywood is unionized pretty much across the board. All of the craftsmen who collectively produce your favorite films are members of unions, and those unions make…

The ‘Niners are going to the Super Bowl which is great news for the proud and sports-hungry citizens of San Francisco. Of course, local ‘Niner die-hards would have to travel across the country to Miami to actually catch the game in person. But that’s a story for another day. For those who are staying in…

The biggest game of the year will be in sunny Miami – a city known for its beaches, palm trees, and warm weather. But Miami is also home to a proud union workforce that keeps the city running 24/7. With that in mind, here are a few of the city’s businesses, venues, and services that…

More and more workers in California are saying “Union Yes”! The Los Angeles Times reports: “The number of Californians represented by unions rose by 139,000 last year in the wake of successful organizing campaigns across occupations as varied as nurses, electricians, animation artists, scooter mechanics and university researchers. The Golden State’s 2.72 million represented workers…

The AFL-CIO Department of Professional Employees has just released good news on professional union membership: “The number of professionals in unions inched up in 2019, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ (BLS) annual report on union membership. Professional union membership rose to 6.27 million, a gain of just over 90,000 members from 2018…