Action Alert: Boston & Lowell Rallies for Locked Out USW Gasworkers

Dear Brothers and Sisters, National Grid wants to line the pockets of their executives on the backs of their highly skilled workforce and they are willing to jeopardize public safety for profits. They also took the extreme measure of cutting off workers’ health care benefits in a shameful effort to break the will of the …

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Supreme Court sides with Janus―but, no court can take away our union!

Brothers and Sisters, Today, on the last day of its session this year, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in the Janus v. AFSCME case. As expected, The Supreme Court ruled in favor of Janus and against working people and Unions in a 5-4 decision. You can read the full decision, here. Now, …

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Standing in solidarity with USW Locals 12003 and 12012

This week, members of Local 589’s executive board stood in solidarity with our brothers and sisters of USW local 12003 and 12012 in their fight against National Grid who is trying to cut their wages and benefits. This is the same greedy company that received a massive TAX break from Trump and the Republicans, and …

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