Site Map Icon
RSS Feed icon

General Membership Meeting
Nov. 13, 2016,
at 10 a.m. at the Union Hall.
Please be present and on time.

Today in Labor History
Oct. 20, 1980 Presidential candidate Ronald Reagan writes to PATCO President Robert Poli with this promise: if the union endorses Reagan, "I will take whatever steps are necessary to provide our air traffic controllers with the most modern equipment available and to adjust staff levels and work days so that they are commensurate with achieving a maximum degree of public safety." He got the endorsement. Nine months after the election, he fires the air traffic controllers for engaging in an illegal walkout over staffing levels and working conditions.
Member Login


Not registered yet?
Click Here to sign-up

Forgot Your Login?
  Member Resources  
UnionActive Newswire
Join the Newswire!
Updated: Oct. 21 (00:43)

Farewell Party (click "Read More..." for details)
Police Officer's Association of CCSD
Organize or Die
Teamsters local 570
Organize or Die
Teamsters Local 355
New Article on Contract Settlement
Virginia Extends Deadline to Register to Vote
CWA Local 2222
October 18, 2016 Front Page
Kansas City Labor Beacon Newspaper
5 Key Tasks for the New Secretary of Labor
Updated On: Feb 01, 2013

Jan. 31, 2013 | Kate Bronfenbrenner, a professor at Cornell's School of Industrial and Labor Relations told In These Times that the new DOL secretary will have to be outspoken and ready for a fight. The Labor Secretary should "demand the involvement of working people in every area of decision making" and "be a voice lobbying for the Department of Labor to be representing the interests of working people, arguing for resources that are needed to protect workers, and to insist that workers' voices need to be heard in economic discussions, on economy, on trade, on taxes, the impact of economic strategies on unemployment, pensions, on wages, on families. And the secretary must defend the right to organize…" We couldn't agree more. Read more at

Teamsters local 570
Copyright © 2016, All Rights Reserved.
Powered By UnionActive™

491903 hits since May 20, 2010

Top of Page image