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April 2020 Rising to the Challenge

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  • The Truth About the Butch Lewis Act

    Over the past couple of months, you should have received information about yet another attack on our pension fund. These postcards, phone calls, and emails from the union urged members to contact their senators to voice their disapproval of the …

  • House of Representatives to Pass the Protecting the Right to Organize Act

    In the coming weeks, the United States House of Representative is expected to pass the most labor-friendly legislation to have come through in many years – the PRO Act. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) indicated that the Protecting the …

  • Tribute to William E. “Bill” Dugan

  • Labor History Lesson: Nazis Destroy Labor Unions in 1933

    From The People’s World: Today in labor history: Nazis destroy unions May 2, 2014 2:47 PM CDT  BY SPECIAL TO PEOPLE’S WORLD On May 2, 1933, Adolf Hitler’s storm troopers occupied all trade union headquarters across Germany, and union leaders were arrested and …

  • Sweeney: Dangerous Bridges No Laughing Matter

    In response to a column in the Joliet Herald-News that likened the dangerous I-80 Bridge over the Des Plaines River in Joliet to a thrill ride that should charge admission, Local 150 President-Business Manager James M. Sweeney wrote the following …

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