WASHINGTON (PAI)— Amid indications the Mexican government "would like to sweep the whole thing under the rug," as his union president says, a special Inter-American panel on Nov. 4 tackled the unsolved 2007 murder of U.S. union organizer Santiago Rafael Cruz in Monterrey, Mexico.
The United Steelworkers union, North America's largest industrial trade union, announced a new collaboration with the world's largest worker-owned cooperative, Mondragon International.
WHEATFIELD, Ind. — United Steelworkers and retirees from around Indiana and Illinois came to this rural area here Nov.3 to show support for their union at Georgia Pacific's wallboard plant there.
In Oceanside, Carlsbad, Del Mar and north San Diego County, immigrant day laborers wait by the side of the road, hoping a contractor will stop and offer them work.
By late yesterday it was clear Ford workers have overwhelmingly rejected contractual givebacks that their union had negotiated with the company.