Labor News

Unionists lobby vs. trade pacts

Unionists face uphill odds in battling against so-called U.S. "free trade" pacts with South Korea, Panama and Colombia.


Steelworkers warn Congress: Don't back trade that hurts workers

The Steelworkers have laid out, again, a detailed case against all three pending "free trade" agreements - with Colombia, Panama and South Korea - circulating on Capitol Hill.

Obama: No trade deals without help for workers

The Obama administration tells congressional Republicans, biggest backers of so-called "free trade" treaties, they must restore trade aid for workers who lost their jobs to imports.


UAW: Korean workers’ fight is our fight

The movement for global justice got a big lift this week, when the Hyundai Motor Co. found out its unjust treatment of autoworkers in South Korea will not go unnoticed in the U.S.