Montana AFL-CIO to Hold Annual Convention 

Convention to Feature Address from AFL-CIO National President Richard Trumka.

Gig workers deserve protections

A union funded through the salaries and dues its members earn through collective bargaining and a quasi-labor organization argued against granting union organizing rights to working people. If the authors of that op-ed do not believe in the power of working people to join together and achieve change through their union, it may be time for them to turn in their charters and go start a corporate-funded not-for-profit.

Santa Monica public radio joins union

Employees at KCRW, the public radio station in Santa Monica, have voted to recognize SAG-AFTRA as their union. The new bargaining unit will cover more than 90 public media professionals, including DJs, hosts, producers, reporters, production engineers, board operators and others who create content for all areas of KCRW, including music and news radio programming, digital content, podcasts and live events.

Opinion: corporate greed is the problem

Originally published in the Times Free Press. Friday night, the United Auto Workers lost the union election at Volkswagen. There should never have been an election in the first place. There shouldn’t have to be. Want to start a business? You aren’t forced to hold an election. You’re free. Go start a business. Want toContinue reading “Opinion: corporate greed is the problem”