When the cost of living rises, workers can struggle. That’s why unions must address cost-of-living adjustments in contract negotiations.
Manufacturing industry unions, like the UAW, are suffering the effects of the growth of nonunion foreign-owned manufacturing facilities.
The International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers (BAC) is the oldest continually operating union in the U.S. — and still going strong after 155 years.
Anti-union rhetoric is an oppositional force that unions fight when organizing. These communication tactics ensure union messaging reaches workers.
The American South has fewer unionized workers than any other region in the U.S. Labor leaders need to rethink organization drives at Southern workplaces.
The recent UAW-GM workers strike is an example of how impactful it can be to contract negotiations when workers unite together in solidarity.
Chicago Teachers Union reached a deal on a new contract addressing working conditions and social justice in Chicago Public Schools after an 11-day strike.
Solidarity is the essence of unions. When unions unite, their campaigns have more strength to make greater impacts, as demonstrated by these partnerships.
Unions push employers to create more diverse and inclusive workplaces and build a workforce that more closely represents the communities workers come from.
Because of their high levels of political engagement, union members can mobilize voters and drive an increase in voter turnout in the 2020 elections.
The final step in the unionization process is negotiating a collective bargaining agreement that prioritizes the rights of the workers.