Hotel Employees in the IBEW? In this Iowa Community, They’re a Perfect Fit


Dubuque, Iowa, Local 704 Business Manager Tom Townsend won’t take any credit for a successful organizing effort and first contract for workers at the city’s Hilton Garden Inn along the Mississippi River.


Gallup Says Union Support is at a Near-Five-Decade High


Reports of labor’s demise have been greatly exaggerated according to a new Gallup poll.


All in the Family: Trayer Workers Put ‘Rolls-Royce’ Switchgear in Linemen’s Hands


Every step of the way at Trayer Switchgear near San Francisco, IBEW members treat the products they make as if their own family will use them.


Delaware, Oregon Provide Protections for IBEW’s Public Employee Members


The IBEW joined with other unions in two states – one on the East Coast, the other on the West – to pass legislation that strengthens public employee unions following last year’s Janus decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.


Patience Pays as New Missouri Members Finally Get First Contract


Barack Obama still was president when Springfield, Mo., city employees voted in the fall of 2015 to join Springfield Local 753.


Has NLRB Lost Its Way?


Established by Congress in 1935 to protect American workers, today’s National Labor Relations Board is knocking down union rights and affirming management abuses at a breathtaking pace, affecting organizing, bargaining, picketing and more.


2019 LAMPAC Awards Ceremony

This year, National LAMPAC honored two congressional leaders Reps. Doug LaMalfa of California and Kurt Schrader of Oregon for their bipartisan leadership passing the Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act, which improves the safety and reliability of the energy grid on federal lands.