Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Your Rights Under the FMLA
Management often gives workers a hard time when we ask for a leave to take care of our medical needs or our families.

Labor Department's New Guide to the Family & Medical Leave Act
Read the Department of Labor's short guide to the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). 

Protect Yourself with Intermittent Leave
Warehouse jobs are brutal. Production standards and mandatory overtime take a toll on our bodies. FMLA intermittent leave is a tool we can use to protect ourselves.

Labor Department Tightens FMLA Restrictions
Days before George Bush left office, the Department of Labor issued new, more restrictive regulations for the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Learn about the restrictions, which are still in effect, and how they could affect you.

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Union Membership Steady for 2019 at 16.4 million

That represents a slight decline in percentage of unionization, according the comprehensive annual report. The union advantage remains strong: "Union members had median usual weekly earnings of $1,095 in 2019, while those who were not union members had median weekly earnings of $892" That's $10,556 per year. Read the report.

'How this African American UPS worker challenged powerful union leaders in Philly, and won.'

by Juliana Feliciano Reyes, January 22, The Philadelphia Inquirer

"Around the country, rank and file union activists — from teachers to journalists to warehouse workers — have challenged the establishment, who they say is too complacent, too cozy with management, to fight for workers and keep corporations in check."

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