Union leaders and allies arrested at Capitol immigration protest

More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.


Union volunteers dig up a Minnesota graveyard

A mile or so beyond the pavement down a gravel road, the historic Kriedler Cemetery lay nestled in between farm fields and showed the wear of time.


Danny Glover blasts worker intimidation at Nissan

Nissan is in the news and again it's for the wrong reasons.


Today in labor history: Daniel Defoe pilloried for defending dissent

Legend has it that Defoe's poem struck such a chord with the public that they threw flowers and drank to his health.


Palermo’s agrees to reinstate eight fired workers

The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.


Unionists to hit the streets in August for immigration reform

Unionists will hit the streets by the thousands in August, campaigning all-out for comprehensive immigration reform.


Senate confirms all five Obama picks for NLRB

Bringing to an end years of right-wing obstruction and delay, the Senate yesterday filled all five NLRB seats with permanent members.


Fast-food workers super-size protests in Missouri and elsewhere

"We deserve more, we deserve $15 and a union; we work hard and we deserve more money."


Port hazmat workers: we need medical benefits!

Imagine cleaning chemicals without having the proper suit that protects you from them.


For striking Laborers at Cretex, preserving pensions is key

"I've never stood up for anything in my life, but this is too much to give up."

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