Labor News

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Connecticut AFL-CIO: "We need an inclusion revolution"

"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."

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Active unionists go one for two in June 5 primaries

One of them, who won in New Jersey, said he would continue to push for more jobs and safer neighborhoods. 

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Teachers report: 2016 presidential campaign scares kids

The Southern Poverty Law Center surveyed over 2,000 teachers, who say kids are experiencing fear and stress over the Right's agenda.

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United Auto Workers union endorses Clinton

The decision is notable because of UAW's past history as a beacon of progressivism.

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These union members have no love for Trump

Workers in Western Kentucky have some tough questions for the flashy real estate salesman and presidential candidate.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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Wash. mill town workers march for Bernie

"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'

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Presidential hopefuls on so-called 'free trade' pacts

Defeating anti-worker trade pacts is a key plank in organized labor's Raise The Wage campaign: Labor is not against trade but it's against unfair trade the pacts create.

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