August

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Oklahoma City Laborfest a stunner!

Residents of the working class neighborhood came out on their porches to watch the block-long procession.  JD Thompson led the marchers in a lusty "Solidarity Forever." The third and final day of the Oklahoma Laborfest was underway!

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Companies continue attack on national labor board

Unions, led by the Teamsters, the Laborers, the United Food and Commercial Workers, and the AFL-CIO, strongly backed the National Labor Relations Board's recent proposal to change union recognition election procedures.

West coast grocery talks down to the wire

Bargaining went down to the wire, with the latest session scheduled for today between the United Food and Commercial Workers locals that represent 62,000 Southern California grocery workers and their three grocery chain employers: Ralph's, Albertson's and Vons.

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Farm workers march for justice

On Tuesday, farm workers launched a 13-day, 200-mile march, through California's rich agricultural Central Valley to the State Capitol in Sacramento.

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Chocolate shakeup: Student guest workers walk out at Hershey’s plant

Students say the strike will continue until Hershey's ends the exploitation of student guest workers and gives living wage local jobs to Pennsylvania's workers.

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St. Louis labor and community rallies to support Verizon strikers

CWA members, union supporters and community activists rallied outside of a St. Louis Verizon store.

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Locked-out workers take message to Crystal Sugar’s doorstep

More than 600 locked out sugar workers and supporters rallied outside the headquarters of American Crystal Sugar August 11, demanding an end to the lockout.

Labor welcomes U.S. move in Guatemalan labor rights

Organized labor welcomed the Obama administration's first move against rampant labor rights violations in Guatemala.

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45,000 Verizon workers strike over company greed

The 45,000 strikers walked off the job this weekend because the company has refused to budge since negotiations began July 22.

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Labor says jobs deficit is the real crisis

Labor leaders say the nation's real crisis is not a debt crisis but an unemployment crisis and spending cuts could, in fact, spiral the country into an even deeper recession.

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