Post Tagged with: "Union Benefits"

High Achieving Children Linked to Union Member Parents

According to POLITICO Pro, the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) released a new report which shows that intergenerational social mobility is strongly linked to union membership. The findings were published in a working paper by lead author, Harvard economist Richard Freedom, where evidence shows that union children achieve higher levels of education and better health-status than non-union children. The […]

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Attend the Free Union Plus College Affordability Webinar!

Attend the Free Union Plus College Affordability Webinar!

Eager to learn more about how to make college more affordable? Join us for a 1-hour FREE Union Plus webinar onTuesday June 17 at 1pm EST to learn about special benefits for union families.

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IAFF Criticizes Obama on Health Care Law Treatment of Multi-Employer Plans, Abandons Two Senate Dems for ‘Double-Crossing’ on Bargaining

WASHINGTON–Fire Fighters President Harold Schaitberger has again added his voice to those of other union leaders criticizing Democratic President Barack Obama’s health care law for its treatment of multi-employer health care plans. He also says the union is walking away from two Democratic senators seeking re-election – Virginia’s Mark Warner and North Carolina’s Kay Hagan – because they double-crossed IAFF […]

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Service Employees Win Re-Run Vote Among Kaiser Workers

OAKLAND, Calif. —The Service Employees won a rerun representation election among Kaiser Health Care workers in California, the National Labor Relations Board’s Oakland, Calif., regional office announced on May 2. In the vote, the biggest such tally in the private sector in years, SEIU beat the National Union of Health Care Workers/California Nurses Association (NUHC) 18,844-13,101, with 1,163 votes combined […]

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Unions, Allies Gather 2 Million Electronic Signatures VS. Obama Social Security Budget Scheme

WASHINGTON —Unionists and their allies gathered 2 million electronic signatures against Democratic President Barack Obama’s plan to reduce future cost of living increases for Social Security, a reduction unveiled in Obama’s budget blueprint for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1. At a rousing rally opposite the White House, on April 9, union leaders said members strongly oppose Obama’s plans to […]

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Postal Unions Welcome Withdrawal Of USPS Saturday Shutdown Scheme

WASHINGTON —Leaders of the nation’s postal unions welcomed the Postal Service board’s April 10 decision to overrule the Postmaster General’s plan to shut down virtually all Saturday pickups and deliveries, retaining 6-day service. But the unions added saving Saturday is not enough. Postal Workers President Cliff Guffey said Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe still wants to speed up mail sorting center […]

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