They held signs reading Stand Up and Fight Back while taking over the streets of New York and the lobbies of union busters and the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), telling each why they were there and that they would be back.
TWU locals from across the country descended to the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, Philadelphia, to put their labor values to work recognizing Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at the AFL-CIO’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration.
On December 11, 2012 a new kind of history was made in a state that prided itself as being at the forefront of the labor movement’s history as nearly 15,000 people gathered in Lansing, Mich. to protest the right to work bills.
The results are in and President Obama has won!
Union Plus Disaster Relief Grants of $500 are available to help eligible participants in the Union Plus Credit Card, Insurance or Mortgage programs who are facing financial hardship due to the disaster. The money does not have to be repaid. Funds are limited to the nearly $370,000 available in the Union Plus Disaster Relief Fund.
Nearly 100 Amtrak workers filled the hearing room on Sept. 20 for the hearing held by the Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure (T & I) regarding Amtrak’s operations.