Maine unions launch platform to create thousands of good jobs, take on climate crisis / by Evan Popp

Maine unions on Tuesday launched a new coalition to push for pro-labor environmental initiatives and unveiled a report detailing the bold climate jobs action plan the organization will advocate for.  The coalition, called the Maine Labor Climate Council, is made up of a dozen unions from across the state representing a variety of different industries and workplaces. Continue reading “Maine unions launch platform to create thousands of good jobs, take on climate crisis / by Evan Popp”

Poor People’s Campaign leader, Rev. Barber, boosts unions in Buffalo talk / by Mark Gruenberg

Photo: The Buffalo baristas Rev. Barber is backing have touched off a Starbucks organizing drive across the country. Here, Starbucks workers in Superior, Colorado filed cards to join Workers United on December 30. As of mid February over 100 locations in 26 states have filed to unionize, with new petitions being announced almost daily. |Continue reading “Poor People’s Campaign leader, Rev. Barber, boosts unions in Buffalo talk / by Mark Gruenberg”

AFL-CIO, union leaders, call for fast confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS / by Special to the People’s World

Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson, a U.S. Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, in her office at the court in Washington on Feb., 18, 2022. Jacquelyn Martin | AP The following statement issued by the AFL-CIO was prepared by Liz Shuler, the president of the federation: “We applaud theContinue reading “AFL-CIO, union leaders, call for fast confirmation of Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to SCOTUS / by Special to the People’s World”