Verizon To Lay Off Hundreds Of Workers

Continuing their ongoing disdain for working families, Verizon announced May 30 that it would be laying off more than 600 workers in New England and New Jersey, despite making record profits. The layoffs also come at a time when customer

IBEW Workers Wiring In A War Zone

Dozens of electrical workers and members of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers are providing essential services in the war zone in Afghanistan and Americans know very little about the conditions they live and work in. The

IBEW Opposes Verizon-Comcast Deal

The International Brotherhood of Electical Workers has come out strongly against a proposed plan that would allow Comcast, Verizon and other companies to "combine" services and to no longer compete against each other. The deal would eliminate

IBEW Shows How To Organize In Red States

Keith Rivers, an organizer for the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers in North Carolina, is fighting to build union strength in one of the toughest anti-labor states in the union. North Carolina is a right-to-work (for less) state