International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers News
Bernie Sanders Stands With Verizon Workers on Strike
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders joined nearly 40,000 Verizon workers who are on strike in New York City after the communications company and unions representing the workers failed to reach a labor agreement. “Brothers and sisters, thank you for your courage in standing up for
Verizon, Unions Reach Deal in Principle for 4-Year Contract
Striking Verizon employees may be back to work next week, after the company and its unions reached an agreement in principle on a new four-year contract
Huge Peach, Scorned by Some, Is Plucked From Atlanta Skyline
To some, the metal tower supporting a giant peach atop an Atlanta building was about as popular as a freeway-snarling ice storm
Verizon, Unions Set to Return to Bargaining Table
Verizon and union officials representing about 39,000 striking landline and cable workers up and down the East Coast have agreed to restart negotiations
Detroit Teachers Stage Massive Sick-Out to Protest School Conditions
Dozens of Detroit schools closed today as teachers protest the district's overcrowded schools and rundown facilities.
'Cowards' Billboard Lights Up Boston Skyline in Wake of Blasts
Less than 10 miles from the finish line of the Boston Marathon, where three people were killed and more than 170 injured in dual blasts on Monday, lies a billboard with a one-word message: “Cowards.” The billboard, located off the I-93 expressway that crosses the...
Corporate Cash Helps Fund Obama Inauguration Festivities
In reversing President Obama's position on accepting corporate sponsors for this weekend's official inaugural festivities, the official inaugural committee has permitted a number of companies with interests pending before the federal government to donate. They include such familiar blue chip names
Belmont's a Go for Triple Crown as Strike Is Scratched
A tentative agreement has been reached between union workers and the New York Racing Association, ending a two year labor dispute that could have disrupted I’ll Have Another’s quest for the Triple Crown on Saturday. “I don’t know the details of it. I just know...
Triple Crown Try For I'll Have Another Threatened By Belmont Labor Dispute
A labor dispute threatens to scratch I'll Have Another's triple crown try at the Belmont Stakes in New York on Saturday. Workers for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 3 have been authorized to go on strike at any time after they were unable to reach an agreement with the New