My colleagues and I at the Center for Community Change (CCC) voted unanimously to ratify our first union contract in July 2017. We originally joined together in union in the fall of 2016 to have a say in our workplace, live our values, and strengthen CCC through our collective voice. The provisions in our first contract, developed through negotiations with management, helped us to do just that.Read More
In January 2016, more than 90 staff members at the Center for American Progress received voluntary recognition as the newest members of the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU). We chose to form a union because we saw it as an important opportunity not only to enhance our workplace experiences and culture, but also to support the very kind of institution that we know increases both economic mobility and political power.Read More
As progressive nonprofit employees, we know there is strength in diversity. At our respective nonprofits, many of us craft and promote progressive policy solutions to racial, gender and ethnic inequity. By joining together in a union, we’ve worked collaboratively to implement policies that foster diversity, inclusion, and equality in our workplaces.Read More
Today, we observe Equal Pay Day, which serves to reminds us of the pay gap between men and women. Equal Pay Day marks the day the average white woman would have to work into the next year to earn the same amount of money men earned in the previous year.
As members of the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU), we know unions help close the wage gap.Read More
The employees at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP) joined together in union with the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU) and were voluntarily recognized by the nonprofit policy institute.Read More
Our union, the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU), brings together progressive nonprofit employees with the goal of strengthening the progressive organizations we work so hard for and using solidarity to advocate for the common good. One of our unifying principles is that all employees should be treated fairly in the workplace.Read More
In celebration of 20 years of organizing professionals at nonprofit organizations International Federation of Professional and Technical Engineers (IFPTE) Local 70 is making a change. It is rebranding itself as the Nonprofit Professional Employees Union (NPEU). The name change recognizes the union’s surging membership—which has seen a 257 percent increase in the last eight years—and presents a clearer identity to future members.Read More