Labor History Month

“The Labor Movement was the principal force that transformed misery and despair into hope and progress.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

May is Labor History Month, and since the Haymarket Riot in Chicago in 1886, May 1 has held a special significance for the American Labor movement.


Solidarity Spotlight

Workers are rising up and taking a stand for their rights on the job. BlueCollarWriter Media wants to help and will be shining a spotlight workers who are organizing their workplaces by forming UNIONS. The goal of this feature is so others can learn about their stories, struggles and how to send Solidarity to these Working Class Heroes.

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How to form a Union

Today is a perfect day to talk to your coworkers about organizing a union for respect and dignity at work!

Organizing a union in your workplace is about getting more rights and more power. Thousands of working people—all across the country and in all kinds of jobs—organize unions every year because unions are the best way to secure the things you care about:

https://aflcio.org/formaunion

How Collective Bargaining Works

Collective bargaining is the process in which working people, through their unions, negotiate contracts with their employers to determine their terms of employment, including pay, benefits, hours, leave, job health and safety policies, ways to balance work and family, and more. Collective bargaining is a way to solve workplace problems. It is also the best means for raising wages in America. Indeed, through collective bargaining, working people in unions have higher wages, better benefits and safer workplaces.

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