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New Deal Legacy

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt created the New Deal within weeks of his election in 1933 as a way to help Americans make it through The Great Depression, in large part by creating millions of public jobs, many of them in the arts and land conservation. http://www.newdeallegacy.org/

International Labor Rights Forum

International Labor Rights Forum is an advocacy organization dedicated to achieving just and humane treatment for workers worldwide. http://www.laborrights.org/

Union Label and Service Trades Department

The Union Label and Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO, was founded in 1909 to promote the products and services produced in America by union members—especially those products and services identified by a union label, shop card, store card and service button. http://wp.unionlabel.org/

Trades Union Congress

Official site of the labor federation of Great Britian—their equivalent of the AFL-CIO.  "With member unions representing over six and a half million working people, we campaign for a fair deal at work and for social justice at home and abroad." http://www.tuc.org.uk/

HourVoice

HourVoice is an online tool for hourly workers to rate their employers, find better ones, track their hours, and learn about their rights. The anonymous information you share helps other workers find good employers. And best of all, it's free. http://hourvoice.com/

Tradeswomen, Inc.

Tradeswomen, Inc., California's first organization for women in the trades, was founded in 1979 with three goals: recruit more women into building and construction trades, promote retention of women in the trades and develop tradeswomens' capacity for leadership and career growth, on the job and in their unions. http://www.tradeswomen.org/

NATLEX


NATLEX is a database of national labor and social legislation maintained by the International Labour Organization's International Labour Standards Department. The ILO is an agency of the United Nations. http://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/

Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

Is it possible that you or someone you know may be owed a pension benefit without knowing it? If you worked for a company in the past that went out of business or ended its defined benefit pension plan, you may be entitled to pension money. http://search.pbgc.gov/mp/mp.aspx

Political MoneyLine

Political MoneyLine is the leading source of comprehensive, timely and objective campaign finance and lobbying information. Political MoneyLine helps you analyze the flow of money through the political system by providing campaign donation and expenditure data from the 1979-80 election cycle through the most recent filings.  A place to discover who (your boss, perhaps?) gave what to which Federal candidates. http://www.politicalmoneyline.com/

Labor Beat

Labor Beat is the longest running cable TV labor series in the United States (since 1986). It is a valuable, unique, and endangered resource in the union struggle, creating a rare niche in cable television for pro-working class features and news with good production values. http://www.laborbeat.org/

Wage Theft

This is the central place to find information if you are looking into your options after having been cheated out of wages, or if you are simply looking to learn the basics regarding the issue of wage theft. http://www.wagetheft.org/

CPWR

The Center to Protect Workers' Rights is dedicated to reducing occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the construction industry. Through their research, training, and service programs, they serve the industry in cooperation with key federal and construction industry partners nationwide. http://www.cpwr.com/

New Unionism Network

New Unionism is about unions setting agendas, rather than just reacting to them. This network unites supporters of four key principles: organizing, workplace democracy, internationalism and creativity. http://www.newunionism.net/

Labor Project for Working Families

Founded in 1992, the Labor Project for Working Families (Labor Project) is a national non-profit organization that builds alliances between unions, advocacy and community groups to advance and implement family-friendly workplace policies such as family leave, paid sick days and worker-controlled flexibility. http://www.working-families.org/

Jobs With Justice

Jobs With Justice is leading the fight for workers’ rights and an economy that benefits everyone. By bringing together labor, community, student, and faith voices at the national and local levels, we are creating innovative solutions to the problems workers face today. We are the only nonprofit of our kind leading strategic campaigns and shaping the public discourse on every front to build power for working people. Jobs With Justice is committed to working nationally and locally, on the ground and online. We win real change for workers by combining innovative communications strategies and solid research and policy advocacy with grassroots action and mobilization. http://www.jwj.org/

Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE)


The Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE) is an "Organized Research Unit" of the University of California at Berkeley that brings together faculty from several academic departments and supports multidisciplinary research about labor and employment relations. IRLE sponsors many faculty-run research centers; links to all of the centers may be found on the program's page.  http://www.irle.berkeley.edu/

Collective Bargaining FAQs

 



Dozens of frequently asked questions about collective bargaining, answered by the Center for Labor Education and Research at the University of Hawaii.  http://homepages.uhwo.hawaii.edu/~clear/CB-FAQ

Tips



The LIVING OFF TIPS campaign of the Restaurant Opportunities Center (ROC) “will raise the voices and lives of tipped restaurant workers to the national scale, letting policymakers, press, and the public know who we are and how we need a raise!”  Paul Schwalb, Deputy Director of Food Services, UNITE HERE, is a member of the group’s board of directors.  http://rocunited.org/living-off-tips/

Art Directors Guild



Get an inside look at showbiz as lived by union brothers and sisters.  Check out the website for the Art Directors Guild, the folks who make movies look so cool.  They’re also known as Local 800 of IATSE, the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees.  http://www.adg.org/

Union Stats


The Union Membership and Coverage Database is an internet data resource providing private and public sector labor union membership, coverage, and density estimates compiled from the Current Population Survey (CPS), using BLS methods.  http://www.unionstats.com/

 

Jim Hightower

 



Official website for Jim Hightower, Texas populist, radio commentator, author and columnist, and a long-time thorn in the side of the greedy and powerful.  http://www.jimhightower.com/

 

National Labor College



The National Labor College is the nation’s only accredited higher education institution devoted exclusively to educating union members, leaders and staff.  http://www.nlc.edu/

IATSE Local 600


The website of International Cinematographers Guild, IATSE Local 600. Show-biz glitz with a union label, the site links to a huge number of members' sites showing filmmaker skills and artistry.  https://www.cameraguild.com/

 

EPI’s Family Budget Calculator

 
EPI’s Family Budget Calculator compiles the costs of essentials such as housing, food, child care, transportation and health care in different regions of the country to provide an estimate of how much families need to get by.  http://www.epi.org/resources/budget/

Union-busting Script

 

 


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    Employers often have a script that they follow to try to stop workers from organizing.  CWA does a great job of revealing the script -- and union responses -- in their clever online "See N' Say" game.
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Unionlabel.org

From the AFL-CIO's Union Label and Service Trades Dept. NOT a ripoff "pro-union" merchandizing site just out to make a buck. http://www.unionlabel.org/

 

UnionJobs.com

A central site for posting info about real, available jobs in the labor movement, state by state. http://www.unionjobs.com/

 

National Committee on Pay Equity

 National Committee on Pay Equity
The National Committee on Pay Equity, is a coalition of women's and civil rights organizations; labor unions; religious, professional, legal, and educational associations, and others, working to eliminate sex- and race-based wage discrimination and to achieve pay equity. http://www.pay-equity.org/

Wage Theft

This is the central place to find information if you are looking into your options after having been cheated out of wages, or if you are simply looking to learn the basics regarding the issue of wage theft. http://www.wagetheft.org/

Civil Rights Special Collection
This website captures the voices, images, and events of the Civil Rights movement and the ongoing struggle for racial equality in America. http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/civil/

Union Contracts
free clearinghouse of catalogued, full text union contracts. http://www.irle.berkeley.edu/library/index.php?page=3

Southwest Labor History Archives
From striking cowboys in 1883 in the Texas Panhandle to a 1938 walkout by pecan shellers in San Antonio, TX, there’s lots of great stuff from the Southwest Labor History Archives
Labor Arts
Powerful images about working people, past and present. http://www.laborarts.org/
Alliance for Retired Americans
The mission of the Alliance for Retired Americans is to ensure social and economic justice and full civil rights for all citizens so that they may enjoy lives of dignity, personal and family fulfillment and security.

Center to Protect Workers' Rights (CPWR)



"The Center to Protect Workers' Rights (CPWR) is dedicated to reducing occupational injuries, illnesses and fatalities in the construction industry.  Through our research, training, and service programs, we serve the industry in cooperation with key federal and construction industry partners nationwide.  We welcome you to join us in our work to make sure every construction worker has safe and healthy workplaces."  http://www.cpwr.com/

National Committee on Pay Equity



The National Committee on Pay Equity, is a coalition of women's and civil rights organizations; labor unions; religious, professional, legal, and educational associations, and others, working to eliminate sex- and race-based wage discrimination and to achieve pay equity.  http://www.pay-equity.org/

The Robot Report

Is a robot out after your job?  Robot makers likely are.  Check out this map from The Robot Report, a company that “tracks the business of robotics.”  More than 1,000 companies around the world are in the industry, several hundred of them in North America.  http://www.therobotreport.com/map

Drive Union

When buying a car, van, SUV or truck, you want to know if it’s union-made.  The United Auto Workers make it easy to find out with this one-click website!  http://www.uaw.org/cars

Union Jobs Clearinghouse

 

Union Jobs Clearinghouse is a central site for posting the open positions in unions and socially allied organizations that are now accepting applications. http://www.unionjobs.com/

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Services Overview

Fields include power generation (power plants), power distribution (transmission and distribution), call/service center employees, as well as natural gas and water utilities.

Contact Us Utility Workers of America AFL - CIO Local 127

Represents Utility Workers in municipal, as well as publicly traded Utilities.

Address: 540 N. Warehouse Rd. Casper, WY 82601
Phone: 307-237-2614
E-mail: office@uwua127.com