Reds put jobs fight at top of to-do list

The fight for jobs, and for the unemployed, is central to any economic recovery and to any forward motion for a people's agenda.


Labor’s big election loss

The Senate Democrats loss of a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority seems almost certain to doom attempts to revive the barely functioning National Labor Relations Board, the country¹s chief labor law administrator and enforcer.


Foxwoods Casino workers vote on first union contract

After three years of organizing with the United Auto Workers (UAW), 2,500 casino workers at the Foxwoods Resort Casino and MGM Grand complex will vote on their first union contract.


Labor backs president's emphasis on jobs

Union leaders reacting last night and today to President Obama's State of the Union address praised his emphasis on job creation.


Labor struggle at Grand Hyatt is our fight too

A community volunteer tells why he's helping workers at San Antonio's Grand Hyatt fight for their right to a union - and why you should too.


AFL-CIO launches online college

 AFL-CIO is joining the National Labor College and the Princeton Review to launch an online College for Working Families.


Labor movement pressing for action on health reform

Some in Congress are vacillating after the Massachusetts vote, but labor leaders see a clear and rapid path forward to enacting health reform.


Restaurant workers take fight to the courts

"I work hard, we all work hard, we play by the rules, why can't they?" asked Naome Debebe-Bogale, who was fired just before Christmas.


Hotels may force nationwide strike, union leader warns

The companies that control the nation's major hotels may force the union that represents their workers into a nationwide strike, says John Wilhelm, president of UNITE HERE.


Honor Dr. King and boycott Bissell products, workers say

JOLIET, Ill. - As a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., religious and labor leaders here announced a boycott of Bissell products after 70 workers were fired last year.

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