NY HERO Act Signed Into Law

 

Legislation to provide workplace protections against the coronavirus, as well as future outbreaks, has been signed into law in New York. It’s the first state to make such safeguards permanent.

 

Union Plus Free College Benefit Wisconsin Member Turns Pandemic Downtime into Scholarship

 

Pablo Baxter knew nothing about unions five years ago when he looked into an apprenticeship with Madison, Wis., Local 159.

 

VP, Labor Secretary Visit
Local 5 hall for Landmark
Meeting with Organizers

 

At Pittsburgh Local 5 in June, VP Kamala Harris and Labor Secretary Marty Walsh held a historic conversation with organizers from the IBEW and eight other unions as part of the Biden administration’s mission to support union growth and empower workers.

 

Boston Wireman Cycling Solo Across U.S. in Honor of Ailing Co-Worker

 

Michael Myers is a Boston Local 103 member who, over the last 30-plus years, has spent a lot of his spare time cycling. For him, it’s more than just a hobby.

 

BC Local Receives Breaking Barriers Award for Inclusivity Efforts

 

Kamloops, British Columbia, Local 993 has been working for years to be more inclusive, and its efforts were recently recognized by the B.C. government with a Breaking Barriers award.

 

What Happened in Texas? The Texas Power Crisis of 2021, and What Comes Next

Experts are now saying that Texas could be in for a long summer because the state's power grid isn't ready to deal with the heat. Here's what went wrong last winter and what needs to be done to prevent another energy catastrophe.