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December 11, 2017

The Importance of Federal Working Labor Laws

Questions About Labor Laws or Labor Unions? Contact Us Labor laws are put in effect to codify a company’s obligations to its workers while wielding a valuable employee-employer relationship. The Department of Labor oversees the…

November 15, 2017

“Trades Day” at Waubonsie Valley High School

On November 7, representatives from Labor United attended Trades Day at Waubonsie Valley High School in Aurora, Illinois, to educate groups of students on apprenticeship programs and career opportunities in the trades. The event was…

September 29, 2017

Strikes and Why Workers go on Strike

Have you ever driven by a business, see people standing outside with signs and wondered what happened or why those people aren’t at work? Although commonly misunderstood, employees use strikes as a final effort to…

August 31, 2017

One Man’s Path to a Career in the Trades

Contact Us to Learn About Careers in the Trades As Labor United gears up to head into high schools and community colleges to inform students of the potential career opportunities should they choose to forgo…

August 25, 2017

LIVING WAGE CAMPAIGNS

While there is much happening in the political world today, we are focusing this blog on the current renegotiation of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement) and what that means for the working people of…

August 23, 2017

The History of Labor Unions

Labor United has covered a variety of topics surrounding labor unions, such as 7 Misconceptions of Unions, The Basics of Joining a Union and most recently, Benefits of Union Membership. It’s important to understand the…