In early December, Eric Gulan strode across a drop cloth on AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Elizabeth Shuler's carpeted office floor overlooking Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington, D.C.
Health care employees have a real voice and the result is better patient care, thanks to an innovative new partnership.
A new IBEW-NECA training facility in California is the first commercial building retrofit to be deemed as “zero net energy.”
UAW Local 12 members at Johnson Controls talk about the production of fuel-saving absorbent glass mat batteries.
The TCU/IAM Job Corps Program provides advanced transportation training to young people looking for quality careers in air and rail.
Los Angeles carwash workers successfully negotiated contracts and gained workplace rights through the strength of community-labor partnerships.
Share My Lesson, an online community for educators, is destined to become the largest of its kind in the United States.
Volunteers in Maricopa County, Ariz., talk about the thrills, and tribulations, of organizing a get-out-the-vote campaign.
A pharma-labor partnership fosters good jobs in the domestic pharmaceutical industry and increases access to affordable medicines.
A network of priests aims to build a contemporary home to speak out for workers’ rights and fight injustice alongside workers.
Growing demand for solar power means new jobs for highly skilled IBEW electricians across the United States and Canada.
Architects and engineers took part in LEED training through a partnership between their union and the Consortium for Worker Education.
Working America, a community affiliate for working people who don’t have a union on the job, empowers people year-round to make a difference in their own communities.
Kaiser Permanente and the Coalition of Kaiser Permanente Unions formed a unique labor-management partnership.
Union Summer introduces young people to the labor movement and sends them across the U.S. to organize for change.
Emerging labor leaders are bringing young workers together through paintball games, music festivals, trivia nights and pub crawls.
Helmets to Hardhats helps military veterans into new construction careers. Now they’re rebuilding the World Trade Center.
A United Steelworkers-community campaign is providing health care and changing lives at Los Angeles car washes.
The Ironworkers’ training program ensures workers have the skills they need for 21st century green energy projects.
When Facebook decided to build new computer data centers in N.C., they turned to IBEW members to get the work done right.
An Operating Engineers local uses a data-driven approach to reduce health care costs.