Union Matters


Public Advocate office members unionize

Unions have endorsed New York Public Advocate Jumaane Williams during election campaigns.

Voter registration coincidences emphasize the importance of voting

Two states’ registration websites shutting down on the last day of registration. Long lines for early voting.

AFL-CIO report points to worker neglect from DC

The AFL-CIO released a report this week chronicling how much they think workers have suffered under President Donald Trump.

Workers need protection and relief as pandemic rages

With the White House a bona fide coronavirus hot spot, and case numbers rising in dozens of states, one thing is abundantly clear—we are still in the midst of the pandemic, and experts say we may well be entering into ...

Seasons change. The crisis remains.

though the season may have changed, the horrors and hardships of the pandemic crisis have not. Its brutality continues to cost lives and livelihoods

HCCS teachers avoid strike after inspection clears building

Hunter College Campus Schools (HCCS) teachers are ready to go back to school.

Labor sounds off on Breonna Taylor grand jury decision

The grand jury ruling on the police officers who killed Breonna Taylor upset many. It was not different with union leaders.

Labor unions mourn RBG’s death

Liberals and progressives were taken aback when U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died due to complications of metastatic pancreas cancer.

SEIU 32BJ look to maximize voter turnout for Biden

If anything, Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden wanted to make sure the East Coast of America knew he wanted their vote. One labor union wanted to assist him in that journey.

32BJ leaders blasts courts for killing TPS

A federal court of appeals sided with President Donald Trump’s administration clearing the way for deporting more immigrants.

AFL-CIO form race, social and economic justice partnership with Poor People’s Campaign

A labor union and social justice organization announced a multi-point agenda to tackle racial, social and economic justice.

Double shot: UFT’s concerned about ventilation, NYSUT attacks budget cuts

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration released the school building ventilation reports.

Union leaders reflect on Labor Day

They’re dodging arrows in every direction, but labor unions celebrated themselves on Labor Day.

Unions threaten work stoppages amid calls for racial justice

Ahead of Labor Day, unions representing millions across several working-class sectors are threatening to authorize work stoppages in support of the Black Lives Matter movement.

Union gets out the vote, reminds Americans what’s at stake

Officials at the Service Employee International Union (SEIU) are sparing no expense to get out the vote for the 2020 presidential election.