House Passes Resolution to Establish Congressional Staff Union
Congress
House Passes Resolution to Establish Congressional Staff Union
2022-05-11 15:52:19
by Reece Nations

WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives approved a resolution Tuesday evening that allows its staffers to form a union, granting them the same rights to negotiate with their employers that workers across the country have. The resolution passed along party... Read More

<strong>MLB Cancels Opening Day, More After Owners, Players Can’t Reach Deal</strong>
Sports
MLB Cancels Opening Day, More After Owners, Players Can’t Reach Deal
2022-03-02 00:15:29
by Dan McCue

JUPITER, Fla. — Major League Baseball and its players’ union failed to reach a new labor deal by an MLB-imposed Tuesday deadline, prompting baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred to announce the cancellation of Opening Day and an unspecified number of regular... Read More

<strong>IIJA Implementation Making Way for Upskilling, Union Apprenticeships</strong>
Labor
IIJA Implementation Making Way for Upskilling, Union Apprenticeships
2022-02-09 23:50:17
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON — Jobs reports are looking strong. But today’s workers seem to be looking for fulfilling long-term careers, not just short-term jobs. With the nation’s infrastructure needs also taking center stage, a surge in federal resources from the Infrastructure Investment... Read More

Resolution to Allow House Staff to Unionize Filed; 130 House Members Pledge Support
Political News
Resolution to Allow House Staff to Unionize Filed; 130 House Members Pledge Support
2022-02-09 17:45:19
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — Rep. Andy Levin, D-Mich., has inspired 130 of his Democratic colleagues to sign on as co-sponsors of a resolution, introduced Wednesday morning, intended to give House staffers the right to unionize. As previously reported in The Well News,... Read More

Biden Task Force Releases Report to Strengthen Labor Unions
Labor
Biden Task Force Releases Report to Strengthen Labor Unions

A Biden administration task force on organized labor on Monday issued a set of recommendations that could make it easier for federal workers and contractors to unionize. The report submitted to President Joe Biden included 70 distinct policy proposals, according to... Read More

Biden Announces Additional Members of His Energy and Jobs Team
White House
Biden Announces Additional Members of His Energy and Jobs Team
2021-02-10 15:32:29
by TWN Staff

WASHINGTON – Joe Biden is adding two new members to his energy and jobs team: David Turk, deputy secretary of Energy and Julie Su, deputy secretary of Labor. They will support the work of Secretary of Energy nominee Jennifer Granholm... Read More

Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal
2020 Elections
Democratic Debate in LA Back On After Tentative Union Deal

LOS ANGELES — A Democratic presidential debate at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles is back on track after a labor dispute there was ended Tuesday morning. The televised debate, set for Thursday, had been in peril since last week,... Read More

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