Labor News

Women workers expect early victories from new Congress

On Jan.7 the House of Representatives is expected to hand workers a victory by passing two bills to ensure equal pay for women and reverse the 2007 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that severely restricted the rights of women to combat pay discrimination through the courts.

Striking poultry workers: Change is coming

“We’re the poster child for the Employee Free Choice Act,” said Dario Renosa, an organizer with the United Food and Commercial Workers. He was part of a recent caravan that came from Columbus to support the strike by 450 workers at the Case Farms chicken processing plant here.

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