Monthly Archives: December 2019

AFL-CIO endorses ‘new NAFTA’; Machinists, others object

WASHINGTON (PAI)—Over the Machinists’ objections, the AFL-CIO announced earlier this month it backs the revised “New NAFTA,” the so-called “free trade” pact GOP President Donald Trump and the U.S. House’s ruling Democrats unveiled that day. The union federation and the

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Teamsters authorize strike

Teamsters 320 announced earlier this week that the unionized members of the St. Louis County Public Works have voted to authorize a strike against the county. A marathon 19-hour negotiation session couldn’t get the county to a contract, and the

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IBEW Retirees step up to brighten holidays

Just before Thanksgiving, IBEW 242 Retirees combined their efforts to donate gifts, toys, clothes, gift cards, cash and much more to help the AFL-CIO Community Services Christmas Program. As the IBEW 242/31 retirees club has grown every year, the number of

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Laborers 1091 Food Drive still open!

It’s not too late to donate food or cash to the Laborers 1091 holiday food drive, says business manager Dan Olson. The annual drive always makes a difference for needy families in the area.

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