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[QUIZ] The Paterson Silk Strike of 1913

July 30, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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On July 28, 1913, silk workers staged a strike demanding for an 8-hour work day and improved working conditions. Read more

[QUIZ] The 1877 St. Louis General Strike

July 23, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
On July 25, 1877, workers staged what is believed to be the first general strike in the United States. Read more

[VIDEO] President Leslie Tolf talks organizing, television, and solidarity on the Rick Show

July 16, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |

 Did you watch the prison workers organizing in Season 3 of Orange Is The New Black and think, "Privatization, untrained workers, obliterated benefits...yup, it's all right there!"? Well, we did too, and Union Plus President Leslie Tolf hopped on the Rick Smith Show to talk about it. 

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[QUIZ] The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

July 16, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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Think you know about labor union history? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz about the Great Uprising Strike of 1877. Read more

[QUIZ] The March of the Mill Children

July 9, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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How much do you know about this famous labor event? Read more

Union Is the New Black: Labor Organizing in Orange Is the New Black, And What It Means For You

July 8, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |

In its third season with Netflix, Orange Is the New Black has had a significant effect on America's consciousness regarding: race, women and incarceration, and transgender issues. This season highlighted many character backstories, but personally, the most interesting plot-line was that of the security guards and their efforts to organize a potential union. Leslie Tolf talks labor issues in popular culture and television in her new Huff Post article.

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[QUIZ] The Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

June 25, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
On June 25, 1938, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 was passed! How much do you know about the basic labor rights and benefits Americans receive from this act? Play the quiz to test your knowledge on this labor law! Read more

Guess who said #ItsGoodToBeUnion: Celebrity Edition

June 17, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
Just because you're famous doesn't mean you forget the workers who make it possible. Read more

The OMG #ItsGoodToBeUnion Quiz

June 10, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
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Because OMG it really is. Read more

Who said #ItsGoodToBeUnion best? Presidents Edition

June 8, 2015 | Category: Union Issues | 0 comments |
Which one of these pro-union quotes deserves your presidential seal of approval? Click through to vote! Read more

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