• Golden & Pingree Successfully Push for Vote on Pro-Union Bill
  • Local S6 Questions BIW Tax Break As Subcontracting Moves Forward
  • Union Members Show Up to Support Scarborough Teachers
  • New Law Will Boost Wages for Construction Jobs
  • Focus Groups on New Unemployment System in Bangor & Portland


  • Join ATU 714 in Supporting Bangor Bus Hub
  • In Memory of Union Sister Louise Parker
  • 170,000 Mainers Receive Wage Increases
  • Martin Luther King Jr Day Events Across the State
  • Arbitration Victory for Unjustly Terminated Lineworker


  • Waterville Firefighters (IAFF 1608) score victory for improved public safety
  • Save the Date: Labor Racial Justice Workshop, March 22
  • 2020 Labor Notes Conference Registration Now Open!
  • Say NO to a privatizer as the Postmaster General
  • An Open Call for Labor Art!
  • 90 Years Ago a Mob Attacked Black Union Organizers at Togus

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Brothers and Sisters -

Are you frustrated that politicians who are supposed to represent us end up voting against working families and our best interests? You’re not alone! Now more than ever we need people who understand what it's like to get up and go to work every morning to be elected to the State House, to City and Town Councils, and to School Boards.

On the evening of June 9, 1904, 14 union men were initiated into the Plumbers and Pipefitters, Gas Fitters, Steam Fitters and Steam Fitters Helpers’ Union Local 217 at its first meeting at Congress Hall in Portland.


  • Solidarity with Bowdoin Housekeepers 
  • Support the 17th Annual Solidarity Harvest for Mainers in Need
  • Celebrate a Union Thanksgiving
  • Waterville Firefighters & Union Allies Urge Support for Ambulance Purchases
  • Sign Up Now for Our 2020 Candidate Training — Jan. 25th & 26th
  • WABI-TV Operating Technicians Ratify 2-Year Contract with Pay Raises

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