Labor News

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Consumers League warns teens about summer jobs that can kill

"Always follow safety training. Working safely and carefully may slow you down, but ignoring safe work procedures is a fast track to injury."

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Coalition forms to combat wage theft in Minnesota

The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.

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Wage theft, labor law-breaking force L.A. port truckers into another strike

Can you imagine working five weeks in a row and earning nothing?

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Aging in the fields: No alternative but to keep working

"I had to work out of necessity. My mother couldn't support my younger siblings alone, and I'm the eldest daughter."

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Unions: New Verizon pact gives raises, halts outsourcing, adds jobs

Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Unions keep up pressure on Verizon

As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.

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High court upholds Seattleā€™s $15 minimum wage ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.

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AFL-CIO: Workplace deaths, injuries on the rise

"Too many workers remain at serious risk of injury, illness or death. There is much more work to be done."

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