Teamsters United one step closer

By Alexandra Bradbury As of July 1, the challengers for Teamster leadership are officially nominated. Now their supporters are out seeking votes among the union’s 1.3 million members. Ballots will be mailed October 6 and counted November 14. The result will depend on how many… Read More

How to Start Talking about Race in Your Union

By Alexandra Bradbury Tensions over whether unions should join, oppose, or sit out the Black Lives Matter movement are drawing long-overdue attention to the simmering racial divides inside labor. “Our brother killed our sister’s son,” AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka said last summer after police officer… Read More

State of the unions

R& has launched its Spring fundraising drive. Our goal is to raise $6,660 by May 1, 2015. Click here to find out how you can donate. Ongoing tension between CUPE members and the USW puts pay equity project at risk By Shannon Clarke When United Steelworkers… Read More