Labor News

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The fight isn’t over for farm worker overtime

"We're going to get this done for the 400,000 Californians who deserve the dignity of an eight-hour day."

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Airport screeners seek more staff, better treatment

In the last five years, 100 million more passengers are flying, but the number of screeners has not kept up.

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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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Domestic workers see gains, yet struggle for decent work

"I do housework, cooking, gardening, take care of the children," said domestic worker Amma, who is forced to sleep in a garage; "I receive insults like, 'You are an animal.'"

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GOP House Speaker Ryan plan would trash labor, consumer regulations

Ryan's 57-page document is part of a Republican agenda he's putting forward as a platform before the GOP National Convention.

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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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Labor board puts new limits on when employers may permanently replace strikers

Employers must now prove to the NLRB that they aren't replacing striking workers for illegal reasons.

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Labor campaign kills anti-worker measures in N.M.

"The session's ending, but we're just getting started. That's why we need you to stay active and engaged through Election Day."

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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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