News

IN THIS EDITION:

  • House Votes to Protect the US Postal Service
  • Committee Passes Public Sector Right to Strike Bill
  • KVCAP Drivers Need Your Help!
  • “All Work And No Play” Exhibits Photos of Child Laborers in Maine
  • Wishing a Happy Retirement to John Martell (IAFF) & Dick Deering (IBEW)!

IN THIS EDITION:

  • “They’re Just Drivers” — KVCAP Drivers Fight for Fair Contract
  • Coalition Supports Bill to Protect Rights at Work
  • Golden Hosts IAM Local S6 President at State of the Union
  • Critical Pro-Union Bill Passes the US House
  • Bowdoin Housekeepers Call for More Staff & Safer Working Conditions

Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century, yet only one in 10 workers are members of unions today. How can both be true?

IN THIS EDITION:
  • Come Celebrate Labor Day with Us!
  • Support for Unions at Near 50-Year High!
  • BIW Seeking 1,000 New Workers

In This Edition:

  • Check Out What You Missed at Labor Summer Institute!
  • National Call-In Day to Fix NAFTA 2.0
  • Join Us for Labor Day Celebrations Across the State!

The president of the AFL-CIO labor federation spoke at a closed meeting with representatives from the entire field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates ahead of Wednesday’s

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Last Chance to Register for Summer Institute!
  • Reading of “Mother Jones in Heaven,” Aug 7th at UMaine
  • Union & Activists Protest Tax Fraud and Worker Misclassification
  • USW 366 Members Featured in USW @ Work

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Stop the Attack on Union Apprenticeships!
  • Maine Lobstering Union (IAM 207) Organizes Unity Rally in Stonington
  • Union Members Show Up to Support Nurses in Contract Rally
  • Workers Turn Out for Race & Economics Presentation
  • Judicial Branch Employees (MSEA SEIU 1989) Win Pay Raises in New Contract
  • It’s Medicare’s 54th Birthday, Let’s Expand It to Everyone!

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Rep. Tina Riley (IBEW 1253): From the Shop Floor to the Legislature
  • SAPPI Westbrook Workers Win Pay Raises
  • National AFL-CIO Leader to Be Honored Sunday Aug. 18 in Maine
  • Plumbers & Pipefitters Welcome New Members
  • Labor History: When 2,000 Maine State Workers Staged A Walkout

IN THIS EDITION:

  • Rep. Cuddy: We Need More Union Members in the Legislature
  • Sign Up for Our Worker Candidate Training!
  • AFSCME Locals 2968 & 1814 Secure Pay Raises in New Contract
  • Reminder: Machias Nurses & Technicians to Hold Rally Thursday July 18
  • Join Loggers & International Workers at Summer Institute!

IN THIS EDITION

  • Nurses to Hold Contract Rally in Machias
  • Fighting Back in the Wake of the Janus Decision
  • ​Portland City Manager Throws Tantrum at Firefighters
  • Save the Dates: Labor Day Events!
  • Better Know a Local: IBEW 1837