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  • How to Find Union-Made Tires

    Blog Jul 1, 2015 | 06:30 am

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has made it very easy to find union-made tires by requiring that each tire carry a code that shows the company and the location of the plant that manufactured the tire. DOT requires that[…]

  • Have You Met Dawn? The Reason We Need New Overtime Rules

    Blog Jun 30, 2015 | 13:25 pm

    Let me introduce you to Dawn. Dawn’s employer, Dollar General, hasn’t paid her a living wage for the hours she has worked because an outdated rule about who is eligible for overtime pay said they didn’t have to. And Dawn’s not alone.[…]

  • Economics as Religion

    Blog Jun 30, 2015 | 10:27 am

    Yesterday and today, the world watches, slacked jawed at the endgame of the Greek government’s debt negotiations. The stakes are higher than many Americans understand. So far, the U.S. financial press has viewed this as isolated to the Eurozone. That[…]

  • Quench Your Thirst with a Union-Made-in-America Brew

    Blog Jun 30, 2015 | 07:00 am

    Like the song says, “Summer’s here and the time is right for dancing in the streets.” Then you can cool off with a made in America and union-brewed cold beer. There’s a wide range of union-made beers to please any[…]

  • New NLRB Election Rules Aid Alabama Workers in Joining the BCTGM

    Blog Jun 29, 2015 | 14:03 pm

    The unwavering strength and courage of 80 workers at a peanut-shelling plant in Alabama prevailed in their fight for dignity and respect through Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union representation.Workers were regularly subjected to harassment, favoritism, prejudice[…]

  • N.J. AFL-CIO: Pension System Could Net $87M if N.J. Makes Payment in July

    Blog Jun 29, 2015 | 12:57 pm

    New Jersey State AFL-CIO President Charles Wowkanech expressed the federation’s support for a proposal by the state’s Senate President Stephen Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto calling on Gov. Chris Christie to make the state’s annual pension payment at the[…]