Union Community Services
The links below provide connections to resources to help you in your job, help your family, help your personal life, and in your community. Food banks link is at the bottom. We strive to remain active participants in the wider labor movement by anticipating member needs and providing the right community resource. Stay connected and let us know where we can help.
- APRI A. Philip Randolph Institute: The Home for Black Trade Unionists
- CLUW Coalition of Labor Union Women
- CBTU Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
- LCLAA Labor Council For Latin American Advancement
- APALA Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance
- PAW Pride At Work
- NCPE National Committee on Pay Equity
- Working For America
- AFLCIO The American Federation of Labor, Congress of Industrial Organizations.
Know Your Rights In The Workplace
Find information on workplace discrimination and how to proceed when you have been victimized. Remember that you cannot be discriminated against because of sex, race, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender expression, identity, military status, or handicap. Know your rights!
- Labor Project for Working Families
- Institute of Industrial Relations
- Equal Employment Opportunity Commission –
- State Employment Sites
- American Civil Liberties Union
- Living Wage Ordinances:
- Living Wage Resource Center
- Good resources about overtime.
- HIV/ AIDS Workplace Education – BRTA/ LRTA
- American with Disabilities
- ADA online news
- Job Accommodation Network Homepage
- From Cornell University: Guide to Disability and Employment
- Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
- Technology for people with Disabilities
- Independent Living Institute
Social Security: What you need to know
The Social Security Advisory Board (SSAB) is an independent board created by Congress to advise the President, Congress, and the Commissioner of Social Security on matters on Social Security and Supplemental Security Income Program
MedPAC advises Congress on Medicare issues.
Health and Support Programs
- National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases gives information on a variety of health issues. The site is in both English and Spanish.
- The National Council on Disability (NCD) is an independent federal agency making recommendations to the President and Congress to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
- The Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled is an independent Federal agency that administers the Javits-Wagner-O’Day (JWOD) Program. The JWOD Program’s mission is to provide employment opportunities for people who are blind or have other severe disabilities in the manufacture and delivery of products and services to the Federal Government
- Important information can be found on this website about common and contagious diseases.
- National Institutes of Health
- American Heart Association
- American Cancer Society
- Cancer Information Center
- Cancer Information for Patients and Families
- Information on Cervical Cancer Prevention Works (CCPW)
- National Cancer Institute
Multiple Sclerosis Resources:
- National MS Society
- MS Pathways
- MS Foundation for Women
- Multiple Sclerosis Foundation
- Muscular Dystrophy Campaign
- Muscular Dystrophy Family Foundation
- The MD Association
- Parent Project: Muscular Dystrophy
Especially for Women
- Women’s Health
- National Institute of Mental Health
Workers’ Compensation: What you need to know
The US Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board is a federal agency investigating chemical accidents to protect workers, the public, and the environment.
- Civil Rights Information
- Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
- A. Philip Randolph Institute
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
- Labor Council for Latin American Advancement
- National Council of La Raza
- Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO
- National Gay and Lesbian Task Force
- Pride At Work
- National Center for Lesbian Rights
Permanent Insurance benefits
The Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation’s mission is to “recognize college juniors with exceptional leadership potential who are committed to careers in government, the non-profit and advocacy sectors, education or elsewhere in the public service or to provide them with financial support for graduate study.