Labor News

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Workers crash Nabisco shareholders meet to confront Oreo CEO

They call Oreo their "billion dollar cookie" but if you're manufacturing such a valuable cookie, why would you disenfranchise families to make it even more valuable?

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Nabisco worker fears her middle class life will slip away

'We said 'hell no' to $46 million in concessions: That would have put us at about $10 an hour and I'm sure they wanted the insurance and the pensions too."

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Service workers use NAFTA to pressure Alabama

The Service Employees and a top Mexican employment lawyers group are using the pro-worker side letter of NAFTA to go after Alabama.

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.

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AFL-CIO president issues ringing call for immigrant rights

CLEVELAND - In a major policy statement, AFL-CIO President Rich Trumka said the denial of rights to millions of undocumented workers threatens all Americans.