December

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U.S. union members delivered jobs message in Copenhagen

Forty union members from the U.S. went to the climate change talks in Copenhagen to give world leaders the working class view on saving the planet.

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Labor Dept. to force firms to disclose union-busting tactics

Among at least 20 new rules President Obama's Labor Department plans to introduce in the new year is one that would require companies to file financial disclosures on their union-busting activity.

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At nation’s airports, security officers battle for a union

The workers protecting air travelers' security are up against "favoritism, cronyism and nepotism" that is "rampant in all the airports."

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Workers hit tax on ‘Cadillac’ health plans, ‘You are taxing Chevrolets!’

Workers, union members and lawmakers rallied in the nation's capital yesterday in support of health care reform but against funding it with a new tax on health benefits.

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Obama presses jobless aid, job creation

Restoring job growth and returning people to work is a top White House priority, President Obama said in a major speech yesterday.

Union fights move by auto giants to slash jobs

Earlier this year General Motors and Chrysler took billions in federal loan guarantees in exchange for a promise to keep workers employed here in America.

Labor & community activists converge @Organizing 2.0

NEW YORK -- Several hundred labor organizers, community organizers and progressive technologists gathered here Dec. 6 for the Organizing 2.0 Conference.

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Steelworkers' hall rededicated to workers killed building union

Local 1010 of the United Steelworkers union (USW) is proud of its militant history and its rededicated union hall.

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Union goes on the offensive with charter schools

Charter school teachers in Chicago vote for union representation.

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Campaign launched for mercado workers’ rights

Labor, community and faith-based organizations announced  a campaign for owners of ethnic grocery stores - often called "mercados" - to comply with state and federal laws.

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