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IBEW

Anheuser–Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation in Newburgh: Location: Newburgh, New York Blog: http://canplant.blogspot.com/search?updated-min=2011-01-01T00:00:00-05:00&updated-max=2012-01-01T00:00:00-05:00&max-results=9 Union: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)            http://www.ibew.org/IBEW/index.htm Campaign: The Non-union workers of the Anheuser-Busch InBev Metal Container Corporation, who make cans for Budweiser and other beer … Continue reading

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Anonymity and building solidarity online = building anonunity?

I had a chance to talk with Sam Fratto today about IBEW Local 363’s innovative use of an anonymous blog in organizing 164 employees of an InBev can factory in the Hudson River Valley.  Sam is a dedicated lifelong union … Continue reading

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Young Workers Rising

The brand-new Young Worker Advisory Council met in Washington DC last week, as part of renewed efforts within the AFL-CIO to engage the next generation of young workers. There’s a brief article, with appropriate links and more information about it … Continue reading

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Freelancer’s Union – A Case Study

Freelancers Union (http://www.freelancersunion.org) Founded: 1995 Members: Over 130,000 No Union dues Past Campaigns: One of the recent campaigns that the Freelancers Union waged was against New York City’s Unincorporated Business Tax.  Under this tax, Freelancers were being doubly taxed, so … Continue reading

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