Labor Notes #440

Do you ever feel like you’re the only one who cares about the union? Everyone cares about something—but that something might not be what you expect.

A recent Labor Board ruling allows employees to insist on having a steward present during a drug or alcohol test.

The Los Angeles Black Worker Center wants to open up good jobs in a city where 1 in 3 Black workers holds a low-wage job, and 50 percent are unemployed or underemployed.

Members of Amalgamated Transit Union Local 836 in Michigan have brought a 15-foot inflatable camel to their pension fight.

Your employer has already brought it up in bargaining—or else is about to. How hard are unions getting hit, and what can we do about it?

Labor activists from around the country gathered October 3 to celebrate Herman Benson’s 100th birthday and pay tribute to the organization he founded, the Association for Union Democracy.

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