November 30, 2015

Mo. Governor Nixon stands with workers


By Missouri Governor Jay Nixon We celebrate Labor Day to honor American workers and the role they continue to play in creating a strong and prosperous nation. Labor Day reminds us that the rights won by the labor movement benefit all workers, and calls us to keep fighting to keep the American Dream alive for [...]

Happy Labor Day from SMART


This Labor Day, we recognize the incredible achievements of North America’s working people and celebrate the men and women whose hard work make our nations prosper. We recognize there are many who are frustrated because despite all the vital contributions we make, too many of us struggle to support our families. Working families in both the [...]

Nigro to join Omaha Labor Day festivities

This Labor Day, SMART General President Joseph Nigro will be present for the Omaha, Neb., Labor Day parade and other festivities. The SMART Transportation Division, led by Transportation Division Nebraska State Legislative Director Bob Borgeson, will also host other events at the Sheet Metal Workers Hall in Omaha Sept. 1-2. The event kicks off with [...]

Labor Day: For too many, another day without a job

UTU members participated in Labor Day events and parades nationwide, demonstrating that a healthy, energized and committed labor union movement is alive and well in America. In truth, there was not too much to celebrate. For too many Americans, this Labor Day was just another day without a full-time job; and for millions more Americans, [...]