Even if you do not reside in West Virginia, you should by now be familiar with the efforts of our Brothers and Sisters within Local 33 and other building and construction trades to halt recent attacks on working families by the state’s legislature. (See yesterday’s post, “Building trades members...Read More »
Local 33 is and will remain a politically active organization, helping to safeguard the best interests of our membership, our partner contractors and the industry as a whole through political education and activity.
Following up from yesterday’s Government Affairs post – “Republicans Continue to Take Away Safety from Hardworking West Virginians” – one of the Republican lawmakers looking to repeal all state laws that regulate HVAC technicians seems to have a conflict of interest in the matter.
Delegate Eric Householder, R-Berkeley, one of the most...Read More »
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that union density was 11.1 percent in 2014, down 0.2 percent from the year before. During the year, unions added 48,000 members, but the overall workforce grew more.
The agency’s annual survey for 2014 also showed the median weekly wage of union members was $207...Read More »« Newer EntriesOlder Entries »
The latest installment in the YouTube video series, “People in Politics” is now available for viewing online, featuring Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley.
Mayor Whaley was one of the youngest women ever chosen for a commission seat when first elected to the Dayton City Commission in 2005, and she currently serves as...Read More »