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新闻 from the 中央劳动委员会 Middle Tennessee.

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues its successful rollout out and in-person gatherings with our Union family are beginning to feel safer and sa
的 188体育平台 Executive Council today elected Liz Shuler, 有远见的领袖和长期的工会主义者, to serve as president of the federation of 56 unions and 12.500万个成员. Shuler is the first woman to hold the office in the history of the labor federation. 的 Executive Council also elected United Steelworkers (USW) International Vice President Fred Redmond to succeed Shuler as secretary-treasurer, the first African American to hold the number two office. Tefere Gebre will continue as executive vice president, rounding out the most diverse team of officers ever to lead the 188体育平台.

联盟+ offers a variety of hardship benefits to union members and our families, including grants for eligible union members who participate in certain 联盟+ programs. An expansion of hardship benefits took effect on July 1, 2021. 的 trustees for the 188体育平台 Mutual Benefit Fund updated hardship grant eligibility for job loss, 休假, strike, 残疾, hospital and disaster relief to have a greater positive impact on union families.

罢工的支持需要!!!

Relying on their respective faiths that mandate justice for working people, more than 390 religious leaders have joined together to support the PRO Act. 在昨天的新闻发布会上, the members of the Interreligious Network for Worker Solidarity presented a national letter calling for this landmark labor law reform.

As the country reopens and more and more families return to their favorite summer activities, there’s never been a better time to tap into 联盟+’s everyday discounts, 很多都是由能力驱动的. Union members save up to 37% on movie tickets at your choice of national chains, 你最喜欢的酒店高达63%, and get huge discounts on admission tickets to water and theme parks, 旅游景点及旅行团.

Vice President Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh (LIUNA) participated in 工会成员的圆桌会议 at the Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 5 hall in Pittsburgh. Harris and Walsh are heading up a new task force focused on collective bargaining and organizing rights and they went directly to the source—working people.

的 保护组织权(PRO)法案 has the support of the majority of likely voters, 根据一项新的调查 Vox和数据公关ogress.

该法案, 一项全面的劳工权利法案, would strengthen unions through overriding Republican-led “right to work” state laws, which impede unions’ abilities by allowing workers to join without paying dues. It would also penalize companies that restrict union activity, and would bestow independent contractors — such as drivers for Uber and Lyft — with the right to organize and collectively bargain.

 保护组织权(PRO)法案 seems unlikely to succeed in the Senate due to a lack of Republican support — but it has the support of the majority of likely voters, 根据一项新的调查 Vox和数据公关

的 core principle of organized labor in America has always been a commitment to fairness and opportunity for all working people — it’s why collective bargaining agreements have long included robust and durable protections that reflect a commitment not only to union members, but to the common good of all our communities and the people who live and work in them.