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May 20, 1926
The Railway Labor Act took effect today. It was the first federal legislation protecting workers’ rights to form unions.
~ DC Labor

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Updated: May. 21 (00:05)

Aircraft Maintenance Technician Day
Teamsters Local No. 19
Week Ending 05/20/2022
Teamsters Local 355
Coordinated Bargaining Coalition Welcomes Face-to-Face MediationOver National Contract Negotiations
Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen
Week Ending 05/20/2022
Teamsters Local 570
Full Circle: 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI's Planetarium
IATSE Local 488
IAFF Local 1850 (Jackson, TN) - First Annual Mental Health Summit
IAFF local 140
 
     
Employees Everywhere Are Organizing. Here’s Why It’s Happening Now.
Posted On: May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022 | WORKERS’ RIGHTS | […] Between October 2021 and March of this year, union representation petitions filed at the NLRB increased 57% from the same period a year ago, according to recent data from the U.S. National Labor Relations Board. Unfair labor practice charges increased 14% during the same period. These efforts are resonating with the broader public. A Gallup poll conducted last September showed 68% percent of Americans approve of labor unions — the highest rate since 71% in 1965. So why are unions becoming popular again? CNBC
 
 
Teamsters Local 992
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