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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. Last reply by Philip 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 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 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 on February 8, 2012 at 3:08am

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

Comment by Philip 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 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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