September

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Hundreds rally to stop Chrysler plant closing

Auto workers rally to save their jobs.

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William (Bill) Adelman remembered

A life of devotion to the pursuit of labor history came to an abrupt end on Sept. 15 with the death of William J Adelman, a founder of the Illinois Labor History Society and its vice president.

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Sugar company to blame for deaths, federal agency says

Agency blames suguar company and the Bush administration for worker deaths.

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We're back!

Welcome - The People's World is launching its new website; yes, like the little engine that could, we are a daily again, in a bigger, better and more powerful format, reaching tens of thousands of readers through the ever-widening medium of the Internet.

Fired hotel housekeepers reject Hyatt ‘job offer’

Hyatt offered to "rehire" fired Boston hotel workers: but take a look at the strings attached!

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Labor organizing workers with social media

Labor unions are increasingly using the Internet as an organizing tool with an eye to building among younger workers.

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Unite-Here says: Sí se puede, yes we can!

Video: About 200 hospitality workers and supports arrested in Chicago civil disobedience. Park Hyatt Chicago, Sept. 24, 2009.

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Resurrection Health Care workers vow: ‘We’ll win our union’

Solidarity is the word on the picketline as over 8,000 Chicago  hospital workers fight to organize a union.

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New AFL-CIO leaders set fighting tone

The AFL-CIO's  new leadership launches a national tour pressing for a public health option and passing the EFCA.

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Labor tells G-20 to save planet and its workers

PITTSBURGH — It was clear at a rally here last night that the labor and environmental movements are more united now than ever before as they put forward demands on leaders of the G-20 nations that they believe are needed to rescue both workers and the planet.

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