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Union Brothers

A group for union members and family to discuss all issues labor related.

Website: http://www.aflcio.org
Members: 12
Latest Activity: Jul 11, 2015

Sites to Know

AFL-CIO

http://www.aflcio.org

 

Change to Win

http://www.changetowin.org/

 

Industrial Workers of the World

www.iww.org

 

International Labor Organization

http://www.ilo.org/global/lang--en/index.htm

Discussion Forum

Introduction/Union Roll Call

Started by Philip Rodney Moon. Last reply by Philip Rodney Moon Sep 4, 2011. 5 Replies

Hello Brothers/Sisters. This is the place to introduce yourself to the group. If you are a current/former/retired member of a union introduce yourself and tell us your union. If you are not a union…Continue

Tags: UAW, union, labor

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Comment by Jeff "Jeffro" Kylberg on June 4, 2015 at 7:11pm

Hello Brethren, I am an IBEW member in LU 520 for about 32 years now.

Comment by Ric on May 9, 2014 at 1:00pm

19 year member of IBEW Local 567 Portland Maine

Comment by Walter B. Pewen on March 22, 2014 at 2:59pm

Oh, and yeah, my Grandfather was an outstanding carpenter courtesy of the Carpenter's Union, and a couple of my uncles.  Masculine Autonomy, boys.

Comment by Walter B. Pewen on March 22, 2014 at 2:35pm

"Masculine Autonomy"-good term.  A couple of members of my family were women in Teamsters.  Still applies.  Autonomy.  Not service economy subservient class.

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on December 27, 2012 at 1:11am

Class Dismissed - How TV Frames the Working Class

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=nCPZNlIH...!

Comment by Scott Fitzgerald on March 22, 2012 at 9:15am
Hi all, my name is Scott Fitzgerald. I am a member of the NALC local 89.
Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on March 11, 2012 at 5:10pm

"“If the company could no longer deliver on the promise of a family wage and masculine autonomy,” she writes, “the union would.” A link about union organzing 75 years ago


http://www.lansingstatejournal.com/article/20120311/BUSINESS01/3031...

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on February 8, 2012 at 3:08am

\Work connects us all - A message from America's unions

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on November 22, 2011 at 12:26pm

Richard Trumka is profiled as one of Esquire's "Americans of the Year". Read the interview of his thoughts on the current state of affairs and the labor movement's goals in addressing them.

 

Story here

Comment by Philip Rodney Moon on October 31, 2011 at 4:23am
For your consideration, brothers,here is a piece from Alternet from August summarizing some union vi.... From furniture workers in union-hostile Virginia to IWW Wobblies making organizing gains at Starbucks.
 

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Latest Activity

Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Argument laced with light nudging. We just have different philosophies on the employee and employer relationship."
57 minutes ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Is that supposed to be a insult or a argument? "
1 hour ago
Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"That actually doesn't seem to coincide with what my classmates have dealt with (6 years out of college), they have all told me they have gotten regular, good raises in big and small companies. Guess it depends on the job and company."
1 hour ago
Vendetta replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Surprise, surprise. Aren't you the guy that wants a raise if he's asked to change the toner on the printer?"
1 hour ago
Spirit Dancing replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"As an HR person, I agree with this. You can counter the offer they present you, but $27-28 per hour is rather a large jump from $20 (But, I'm also coming from the non-profit sector, where average raises are 3% a year; I've lost touch with…"
1 hour ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"Do your research. What is the average payment for the work you are doing in your region? Considering you have a Bachelors degree, a Masters degree soon, experience in the job and you are so good that they want to give you a permanent contract, you…"
2 hours ago
Jay D replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"You are effective, when your payment is. You get what you pay for. "
2 hours ago
Mongoose replied to Dan B's discussion How to negotiate a higher salary?
"There are actually multiple issues regarding pay changes from temp to permanent. In some cases, the pay actually goes down. There are often tradeoffs to consider: a benefits package which is great may be worth going down a couple dollars an hour."
3 hours ago

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