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NABTU

NABTU

By Thomas J. Kriger, PhD Registered Apprenticeship, the gold standard for workforce training, is an integral part of the Building Trades “brand” in the US construction industry. The highest quality training programs in the industry guarantee that signatory employers...

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Top Ten Things to Watch for in 2018

Top Ten Things to Watch for in 2018

Since taking office in 2017, Trump and his administration have systematically dismantled protections for worker across the country. In this issue of the Label Letter, we have compiled ten things to watch for in 2018, the good, the bad, and the ugly. NLRB...

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Union Label Week is September 4-10 and  Labor Day

Union Label Week is September 4-10 and Labor Day

Labor Day falls on September 4, 2017, this year, and is also the day in history when the United States got its nickname Uncle Sam. “Uncle Sam” is linked to Samuel Wilson, a meat packer from Troy, New York, who supplied barrels of beef to the United States Army during...

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Union Label Building New App

Union Label Building New App

The Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO, is in the process of building a new App for iPhone and Android devices to help union members and conscientious consumers find union-made products and services. In addition to offering a database of products, the...

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The Right to Work

The Right to Work

The Right to Work Respect By U.S. Representative Donald Norcross (D-NJ) I joined the IBEW as an electrician’s apprentice in 1979, and spent the following decades wiring buildings, lighting bridges, and fighting for the rights of my fellow workers. I felt the dignity...

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We Won!! The USPS and Staples Deal is Over!

We Won!! The USPS and Staples Deal is Over!

From www.apwu.org Postal management informed the APWU in writing that the “Approved Shipper” program in Staples stores will be shut down by the end of February 2017. This victory concludes the APWU’s three-year struggle. The boycott against Staples is over!“I salute...

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