Category Archives: FEATURED

Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 447 edges out IBEW 340 in first annual basketball challenge at Golden 1 Center

By Sheri Williams Photos by Marc Krichman The “Pipers” of Local 447 edged out a win against the “Sparkeez” of IBEW Local 340 in the first annual union basketball challenge…

Sacramento teachers under attack by district in contract negotiations

By Sheri Williams In a bizarre and lengthy letter sent to public school parents in late June, the Sacramento City Unified School District took the unusual step of accusing the…

May Day march to Capitol draws hundreds to support workers and immigrants

By Sheri Williams More than 500 union members and activists came together to celebrate International Workers’ Memorial Day on May 1 with a march on the Capitol. The mix of…

Communications workers successfully strike AT&T with help from Democratic conventioneers

By Sheri Williams About 40,000 members of the Communications Workers of America (CWA) struck against AT&T in May, including thousands in California. Strikers at an action near the California Capitol…