Support for the labor movement is the highest in nearly half a century, yet only one in 10 workers are members of unions today. How can both be true?

Ivanka Trump took the stage at CES on Tuesday to muted reception. Forty minutes later, she left to robust applause.

After a quarter century of suffering under the failed North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and 18 months of hard-fought negotiations, the American Federation of Labor and

Below is a list of affiliated locals of the Butler County Central Labor Council, where available we have included the links to the website of the affiliate and in the event, we could not find a website but found that they had a Facebook page we included that link for your convenience:

Butler Central Labor Council (CLC) consists of the affiliated local unions that work and/or live in Butler County. We have developed a brochure to assure our locals have our contact information for our CLC, This brochure also gives you information on our CLC meetings, officers, events and more. Please use the link below to see, download and print a copy of this brochure. If you would like to know if your local is currently affiliated with us see the article in the about us section of this website titled "Affiliates of the Butler CLC."

Much of the American workplace has shut down, sending millions of employees home to wait out the coronavirus pandemic.

Please utilize the links to download, read, print and apply for the various scholarships available to the members of the affiliates in our jurisdiction. Read the eligibility closely, as each scholarship pamphlet is offered by a different organization, has different criteria for eligibility, and different deadlines. If you have any questions feel free to outreach to us at 814-360-8336 or [email protected].

North Carolina workers need a raise. For 11 consecutive years, the cost of living (food, rent, education, childcare) has increased causing our minimum wage to decline in value by 24 percent. Now, a person working full-time while making $7.25 an hour lives thousands of dollars below the federal poverty threshold.


The NWPA Area Labor Federation Scholarships are now available with new questions and even new eligibility requirements. Effective this year all of our scholarships are open to students continuing their education in any system of higher education (which includes; colleges, universities, trade schools, apprentice programs any type of accredited program of higher education).