February

U.S.-Mexico labor alliance calls for end to persecution of Mexican workers

Trade unionists from swore mutual support and solidarity for the struggle of Mexico's workers to fight neoliberal economic policies.

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Steelworkers rally in solidarity with Mexican miners (with video)

Steelworkers led a rally including union members, along with faith-based, community and occupy activists last Saturday, Feb. 25, in solidarity with the Mexican miners.

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AFL-CIO leader champions day laborers’ quest for humane immigration reform

Many, undocumented, risked arrest and possible deportation. But they would not be deterred in their quest.

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Trumka lauds low-wage workers’ progress in self-organizing

Richard Trumka spent a two-day February swing through California lauding car wash workers, home health care aides, domestic workers, and day laborers.

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Union says collective bargaining protects pregnant women

With business discrimination against pregnant female workers still widespread, the Service Employees contend one of the best ways to battle it is through collective bargaining and union contracts.

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Outcry by 33,000 ignored: Sugar giant turns away petition

Hundreds of locked-out workers and community supporters tried to serve a petition on American Crystal Sugar's CEO, Dave Berg.

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Tulsa city workers win fight vs. privatization with creative strategy

Municipal workers chose to fight back against privatization by taking over their department in a very unusual way.

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Six days, six states: Locked out workers launch 1,000-mile journey

An hour after the locked out workers gathered in the Labor Temple here, several of them called the PW to talk about their "journey."

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Seattle port strike challenges "independent contractor" lie

Truck drivers in the Puget Sound shut down ports for two weeks - and begin to shift the balance of power.

 

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