Labor News

Union fights to keep City Cinema jobs

NEW YORK – Just blocks from Times Square and minutes from half a dozen theaters, the members of the International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) Local 306 are at a cross-roads with City Cinemas Theaters, a cinema chain here.

The Grinch who stole the dial tone

CHICAGO – The Grinch who stole Christmas may be making off with your dial tone, according to telephone workers protesting layoffs at a lively demonstration here, Dec. 15. Santa Claus, backed up by 1,000 phone technicians, installers, service reps and their families, confronted the Grinch (aka SBC Ameritech) in front of corporate headquarters.

Protesters demand equal opportunity

PHILADELPHIA – Nearly 40 angry protesters attended a City Council meeting here Dec. 12 to demand inclusion of African Americans, Latinos and women in public works construction projects.

A New Years message from the World Federationof Trade Unions

As a New Year dawns the World Federation of Trade Unions conveys Its good wishes and solidarity greetings to working people the world over, their trade unions and all the men, women and children of our planet who aspire for a better life in peace, friendship and international cooperation for social progress.