NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Elected officials, union members and community supporters piled into a school bus and seven cars last Saturday, July 24, for a 10 mile solidarity caravan in support of nursing home workers on the 101st day of their strike.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--Saying labor's current struggle "is not hopeless, just hard," Communications Workers President Larry Cohen laid out a long list of challenges his union and the rest of the movement face in the months and years ahead.
PHOENIX (PAI)--Unionists joined religious leaders on July 29 in mass protests against Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law.
WASHINGTON (PAI)--Rep. Linda Sanchez, D-Calif., is trying to get the nation's home health care workers the right to earn at least the minimum wage and overtime.
PORTLAND, Ore. (PAI)--Labor-backed United Students Against Sweatshops claimed a big win on July 26 when the world's largest shoe and apparel maker, Nike, agreed to pay the full $2.5 million two Honduran subcontractors owed their 1,800 workers.
CHICAGO - Nearly a hundred teachers, parents, students, labor leaders and community activists rallied at the Chicago Board of Education building here July 28 against recent massive teacher layoffs.
The Service Employees International Union and Unite Here this week announced a settlement that brings to an end a dispute that has troubled the labor movement for over a year.
Interest is growing in the history and legacy of Depression-era New Deal programs like the Works Progress Administration.
CHICAGO - Thousands of Unite Here members and their labor and community supporters took to the streets in 15 cities across the U.S. and Canada July 22 in a coordinated protest at Hyatt hotels.
My union, the IAM, calls for a national industrial policy and massive investment in infrastructure - something China has actually done, not just talked about.