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How Labor Unions Can Help Combat Payroll Fraud & Schemes

November 12, 2018

Questions About Payroll Fraud? Contact Labor United Labor unions go to bat for union workers in many wonderful ways: campaigning for higher wages, securing better working conditions, implementing additional benefits, and more. Unions also champion…

What is a Prevailing Wage?

August 23, 2018

Questions About Prevailing Wages? Contact Us Not all wages are created equal. Here’s a breakdown of prevailing wages and how they’ve  changed the labor market for good. The term ‘prevailing wages’ does have a triumphant…

How Unions Benefit the Middle Class

July 24, 2018

Contact Us to Learn More About Unions Our Union Specialists Will Address Your Questions About Union Building & Benefits   “Unions did in fact build the middle class. And here’s what that did: that built…

The Brief

July 18, 2017

    TODAY’S BRIEF: The NLRB and Why It’s Making Headlines This Month NLRB IN A NUTSHELL The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is an independent federal agency founded by Congress in 1935 that protects…

Why Right To Work Doesn’t Work

June 9, 2017

Many Right to Work (RTW) supporters view union requirements as antitheses to freedom of choice. The fact is that many of them don’t know what this law passed in some states actually means. It means…

No, Immigrants Are Not The Problem

June 9, 2017

In April 2017, President Trump appealed to construction workers by stating he will repair the country using American products and labor. He finds it the fault of immigrants for stealing American jobs and driving down…

The Basics of Joining a Union

May 30, 2017

According to the Department of Labor, the 2015 union membership rate was 11.1 percent and the number of workers belonging to unions was 14.8 million. Of those, four million identified as construction trades professionals and…

Why You Should Be Wary of Nonunion Work

May 30, 2017

Why You Should Be Wary of Nonunion Work Too many homeowners find themselves the victims of poor workmanship. “Worst-case scenarios” become their realities, and there’s nothing they can do but drain their hard-earned money on…