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The UIW Virgin Islands Quarterly meeting will be held virtually via StarLeaf on January 25 from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm AST (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm EST).

Missouri voters on Aug. 7 provided the state’s working families – and the labor movement nationwide – with a tremendous victory by rejecting the state’s so-called right-to-work law.

Union-Contracted Company Makes International Headlines

Massive Pot of Soup Sets Guinness Record

A UIW-contracted company which seasonally employs 70-100 UIW members recently earned its way onto the world stage by producing the most massive pot of a traditional Mexican soup in history.

According to a report released April 26 by the AFL-CIO, 5,190 American workers died on the job in 2016, an increase from 4,836 deaths the previous year. Another estimated 50,000 to 60,000 died from occupational diseases, meaning approximately 150 workers died on the job each day from preventable, hazardous workplace conditions. Overall, the national job fatality rate increased to 3.6 per 100,000 workers from 3.4 in 2015, the federation reported.