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Monthly Archives: April 2021

Biden creates worker organizing task force

By Mark Gruenberg, PAI Staff Writer

WASHINGTON, D.C. (PAI)—Saying the National Labor Relations Act’s 86-year-old mandate to have the government encourage worker organizing “has never been fully enforced,” Democratic President Joe Biden created an interagency task force on worker organizing and empowerment and told it to report practical measures to...

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OSHA hosts Workers Memorial Day event

Every year, on April 28, the nation recognizes Workers Memorial Day. This is the day we pay our respects to those who lost their lives on the job, and recognize the impact these tragic losses have on families, co-workers, and communities. This year, we also recognize that, more than a year into the pandemic,...

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Unions back new postal board nominees

By Mark Gruenberg, PAI Staff Writer
—The nation’s two big postal unions, the Letter Carriers (NALC) and the Postal Workers (APWU), back Democratic President Joe Biden’s three nominees to the U.S. Postal Service board—nominees...

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Virtual May Day with the Illinois Labor History Society

Virtual MayDay 2021SATURDAY,MAY 1, 202111 AM CDT – 1:30 PM CDT
Join the Illinois Labor History Society and the Chicago Federation of Labor on Saturday, May 1st, to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the historic walkout for the eight-hour day that became the holiday for working people around... Read more