Labor News

Obama plan cuts funds for Labor Department next year

President Barack Obama's proposed spending plan for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1 cuts the Department of Labor's budget by $40 billion.


Labor supports president’s vision but warns of challenges

The labor movement is reacting positively to the vision of the future put forward by President Obama in his State of the Union speech.


"Without Ted Strickland I wouldn't have my job"

"Many pronounced the cause hopeless, but fortunately we had the support of this community and we had the support of Gov. Strickland."


Penn. labor aims to keep Keystone State blue

"We're everywhere, not just in the east or the western part of the state," said Liz McElroy of the AFL-CIO.


Arkansas lesson: organize the South

There was justice in organized labor's efforts to unseat Blanche Lincoln - but the real issue is the unfulfilled historic legacy of its plans to organize the South.

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