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How Vision Can Help Your Local Union Grow

How Vision Can Help Your Local Union Grow
Note: This is my third post on how we should address the challenges facing the labor movement today. Click here to read Part I focusing on leadership development. Click here to read Part II focusing on communications. Make Vision Your First Priority So many of us get caught up in the...

What Would Your Life Look Like Without Health Insurance?

What Would Your Life Look Like Without Health Insurance?
On Saturday, my 19-year-old son came home from college for Christmas break. On Monday, he had his wisdom teeth pulled, not the sort of thing you want to spend your holiday doing, but necessary nevertheless. Fortunately, we are covered by my former health plan under COBRA (Consolidated Omnibus...

Twitter for Trade Unions

Twitter for Trade Unions
Is your trade union on Twitter? Are you? If not, you should be. Twitter is a powerful social media tool that keeps you informed as events occur. You can keep up-to-date on your labor union, your industry and any other news or personal interests. Savvy trade unions tweet or post messages about...

How to Grow Your Union Membership

How to Grow Your Union Membership
An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.  Benjamin Franklin Last week, I had the privilege of serving as a delegate to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees’ (IATSE) Quadrennial Convention in Boston, an opportunity I’ve enjoyed since 1988. As union membership in...