President Biden’s NLRB nominees will soon face confirmation

President Joe Biden is inching closer to changing the makeup of the National Labor Relations Board, as the terms of two NLRB members appointed under former President Donald Trump will expire in August.

Labor lawyers are closely watching President Biden’s nominees and analyzing their stances and past work. United Food and Commercial Workers Assistant General Counsel Amanda Jaret discussed these nominations and other labor-related legal issues on America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading

Food workers experience unfair conditions during pandemic, seek representation

Union favorability is at record highs, with the COVID-19 pandemic proving to many that an organized workforce is good for workers.

United Food and Commercial Workers Local 700 Communications Director Brigid Kelly joined the AWF Union Podcast to discuss the pandemic related workload, what COVID-19 proved to workers and why the PRO Act needs to be passed. Continue reading

UFCW members push through pandemic as essential workers

Throughout the pandemic, essential workers have played a major role in keeping the U.S. moving moving. These men and women not only work in grocery stores, but they labor in meatpacking plants, liquor agencies and more.

In Pennsylvania, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1776 represents some 35,000 members who have been hard at work making sure people have access to everyday needs. Their president, Wendell Young, joined the AWF Union Podcast to talk about the Local 1776 membership and what it means to have a pro-union president in the White House. Continue reading