What’s the Matter With Indiana?


In recent years, Indiana has become a “red state” disaster area for labor, one of several in the Midwest that used to be more “blue.” The hostile environment for public employee unions, created there by a Republican governor more than a decade ago, has now enveloped unionized workers in manufacturing and the building trades. Only […]

How Dysfunctional is Your Boss?


Somewhere along the line, everyone’s had a bad boss. Someone who’s disrespectful or takes credit for their work. Someone who yells or gives them the¬†silent treatment. Someone who focuses on their weaknesses or insults them. But what’s truly abusive, toxic behavior,¬†and what’s merely irritating? Researchers at the University of Louisville, in a paper recently published […]

Union Plus School Savings


Can you believe it? We are already halfway through our summer breaks. Not to break you away from your summer-state-of-mind, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about back-to-school! Lucky for union members, Union Plus is here to help! Since 1986, Union Plus has given over 3.7 million scholarship dollars to working families, […]