Resource Links

This area will contain links to many other Labor Sites such as the IBEW Internationals Website Home page, and the AFL-CIO Website. In addition, many of our Locals do a fine job with their sites and we can direct you to them.

IBEW Home Page                     AFL-CIO Home Page


Other Labor Information Links

Want to know how much your Company's CEO makes. The AFL-CIO has put this site together to inform the public of the outrageous salaries and perks of company CEO's and other executives. Please check it out. This might be helpful in Negotiations or in Organizing. Try clicking on the AFL-CIO's neat "Executive PayWatch" site.

A new law enables you to get e free credit report once annually. Don't fall victim to fraudulent or expensive credit reporting companies. processes requests for free credit file disclosures (commonly called credit reports). Under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACT Act) consumers can request and obtain a free credit report once every 12 months from each of the three major nationwide consumer credit reporting companies. Effective dates will vary by state. provides consumers with the secure means to do so.

 Tired of getting all those "DEALS" for credit  in the mail. Want to stop it , click here to "OPTOUT."

Government Web Sites useful to Workers

Occupational Safety & Health Administration Safety on the Job. Check here for your protection & safety. Want to know if your company has had any violations. Click here to access OHSA"s Library.

National Labor Relations Board, administrates the laws governing employees right to unionize.

Department Of Labor, Deals with laws regulating both Unions and Companies and their legal obligations.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Administers the law that provides protection for employees with various disabilities.

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) The Department of Labor administers this law dealing with necessary leaves of absence to care for yourself and family members for various reasons. Your employer cannot simply deny these leaves anymore. Unions lobbied hard for this law and won for all workers.

Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs. (WARN Act) This Federal Law provides advance notice to employees who are about to lose their job. It spells out certain company obligations.

EEOC, The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission provides for protection from various types of discrimination in the workplace.

Negotiating your contract? Want information on your company? If it' is a Publicly Traded Company you can get their annual stockholders current information from The "SEC" by clicking on this link. Click "Search Edgar Database" and use "DEF" reports for annual proxy reports.

Want to know about the NLRB and your employee rights. Go to the NLRB Home Page.

Railroad Retirement Board. The Railroad Retirement Board's Website can be found at . Many of our members participate in the National Rail Systems retirement plan and can valuable information on it here. 

If there is some area that is of particular interest let us know and we can help find a link and then list it here for all.

There is much good information out there on the Web about Unions. Much of this information if not most of it, is published by ordinary members of Labor Unions.

This may be the best source of information you can get if involved in an organizing campaign. These members have nothing to gain from what they publish. It takes their time and energies. Why not check some of them out to see what some people just like you have to say about Unions.

If still in doubt about unions talk with people you know you can trust. Ask any friend, relative, or neighbor that works at a Unionized facility. Ask them ONE simple question. "Would you be better off if the Union was not there where you work". Let their answer guide you.