TLCPL Black History Month Read-In

Courtesy of Toledo Lucas County Public Library February 1 – March 15, 2018 Read, listen to or watch one or more of our featured titles or any title from our collection of works by African-American authors and complete challenges (four for adults/teens and three for kids) to be entered to win a Kindle tablet and other prizes! Download the challenge form here or pick up a copy and register at any of our locations. Register Online

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Frederick Douglass, Champion for Unions

Celebrating Black History Month: A House Divided: African American Workers Struggle Against Segregation Throughout the 19th and early 20th century, the labor movement struggled to overcome racism in the midst of a society divided by race. In 1866, the National Labor Union declared it would admit members regardless of an individual’s color or nationality believing unity was key to union strength. However, its affiliated unions continued to exclude or segregate workers by race, as white members tried to limit competition from African […]

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University of Toledo Members

From the Election Committee to all University of Toledo members: Ballots will be mailed on January 9, 2018. If you do not receive a ballot call the Union Hall NO LATER THAN JANUARY 26, 2018 to receive a duplicate ballot. When calling the Union Hall, please leave a message in the General mail box (option 23) with your name, address, and a contact number. The Duplicate Ballots will be mailed on January 30, 2018.

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Corporations Tax Cut? We Want Raise

CWA wants to make sure that the nation’s biggest employers actually give working families the average $4,000 wage increases the Trump administration claims will result from cutting the corporate tax rate. CWA has reached out to all its major employers like AT&T, Verizon, General Electric, American Airlines, NBC Universal, and others, to call on them to commit to that raise in writing by Dec. 1. As of December 7, no employers have responded, and there have been many reports that […]

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TPP Trade Deal Defeated

Courtesy CWA Union News : November 17, 2016 After five years of grassroots activism, including protests in nearly every state, lobbying members of Congress on Capitol Hill and in home districts, and generating tens of thousands of calls, emails and letters, CWA activists and our broad coalition defeated the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. Many economists, pundits, and congressional voices said we couldn’t do it, especially after Fast-Track Authority was passed. Our historic campaign proved them wrong. CWA made the TPP […]

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