Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill into law May 20 that reduces the time Oklahomans can receive unemployment benefits from 26 weeks to 16 weeks beginning in January of next year.
Q2 2022 Civic Action E-News: Governors oppose labor agreements; Staff meet with Labor secretary, VP; Oklahoma cuts unemployment; Georgia passes labor-friendly laws; SSMRC fighting tax fraud; and more
Primaries are happening across the South; make a plan to get out to vote. Voting laws across some of the Southern states have changed. Here’s what you need to know.
Please fill out the form below if you would like to attend the SSMRC Sisters in the Brotherhood meeting that will be held May 31 at 7 p.m. Central time. The deadline to register is May 29 at midnight. At this online Zoom meeting, sisters will be invited to nominate members to hold the following […]
$2.5 billion aluminum mill in south Alabama to provide opportunities for SSMRC millwrights, partnering contractors
aluminum-recycling mill in Bay Minette, Alabama, will provide a wealth of opportunities for SSMRC partnering contractors and millwrights to install robotics and other equipment at a 3,000-acre site.
Governors of nine states in the SSMRC’s 11-state jurisdiction have signed a letter opposing an executive order issued in February that requires project labor agreements on large, federally funded construction projects.
SSMRC, UBC fighting tax fraud because it harms workers, law-abiding contractors, communities, taxpayers
Regional councils and locals that make up the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, our parent organization, participated in more than 200 events and initiatives across the United States and Canada during construction-industry Tax Fraud Days of Action, April 11-16, 2022.
A new training center that is part of the Military Veterans Program run by our parent organization, the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, began training its first class of applicants earlier this month. The Clarksville, Tennessee, center is serving soldiers transitioning out of the U.S. Army at nearby Fort Campbell.
A proposal by a Republican U.S. senator from Florida would increase income taxes for the lowest-earning 40% of Americans and allow all federal legislation to “sunset” within five years, meaning programs including Social Security, Medicare, and more would end unless Congress reauthorized them.
All women in the SSMRC are invited to attend a Sisters in the Brotherhood Committee meeting that will be held online Tuesday, April 26, at 7 p.m. Central time.