Labor News


Court says Caterpillar must admit union inspector

"The company wanted to tell the workers the union can't do a damn thing for you."


AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."


AFL-CIO veep: “Expect no hero on a white horse” (with podcast)

"Union halls used to be more than just places where you talk about work - they used to be part of the community, where all people could come and be together; we have to get back to that."


UAW could strike Fiat-Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. tonight

UAW workers overwhelmingly rejected the tentative agreement UAW leadership had previously reached with Fiat-Chrysler.


Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.


Trumka on opposing Pacific Trade Pact: “It’s not just us"

Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.


Communications Workers, Teamsters reach tentative pact for 15,000 at American Airlines

The CWA and the Teamsters reached a tentative first contract for 15,000 passenger services agents at American Airlines.


Who was Casey Jones? Hint: Not just a Joe Hill song

Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.


SEIU members: “When we fight, we win!”

They came from cities up and down the East Coast to show their unity and support for each other in ongoing contract struggles.


UAW members apparently reject FiatChrysler pact

A key issue in the rejection was the pact's apparent free hand to FiatChrysler to shift jobs between U.S. plants or to Mexico.

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