Labor News

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Labor's stance on immigrant workers has changed, says Trumka

"When people use the word "immigrant" as an insult or as a way to degrade people - I take it personally."

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Union leaders reiterate support for immigration reform

Union leaders have strongly supported comprehensive immigration reform, including a path to eventual legalization and citizenship for 11 million undocumented people.

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Union leaders: Time is now for immigration reform

The executive council of the AFL-CIO unanimously passed a resolution demanding that the Congress of the United States immediately pass immigration reform.

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Top Latino labor leader talks immigration law with Obama

Service Employees Secretary-Treasurer Eliseo Medina told President Obama of SEIU's all-out commitment to immigration reform.

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Labor mounts drive to protect Latino vote

They're joined in their drive by other progressive groups, Hispanic groups - such as La Familia Vota - and labor allies.

Union and Obama super PAC buy $4 million in ads

The Service Employees and Priorities USA have bought ads in key states with Hispanic-American populations, exposing the anti-worker, anti-Hispanic record Mitt Romney.

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Civil rights group: Stop speedup in poultry plants!

The National Council of La Raza, has joined the campaign against an Obama administration Agriculture Department proposal to speed up poultry plant processing lines.

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Unions take aim at discrimination against Latinas

"For Latinas, the pathway to social and economic advancement is lined with hurdles," says the 134-page Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.

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Anti-worker legislation’s negative impact on women, minorities

The anti-worker legislation pushed for the last 18 months by the Big Business-GOP cabal has a disproportionate impact on women and minorities.

Missouri Republicans press slew of anti-immigrant bills

The Missouri Legislature is debating anti-immigrant bills targeting students, non-English-speaking drivers and the federal government.

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