Labor News

“No Business as Usual Day” will press workers’ rights

Members of union locals all over the country are laying plans now to make April 4th a day to remember at the nation's workplaces.

Jefferson rally protests union busting bill

Huddling under a sea of umbrellas on a cold, rainy day, hundreds of union workers and their supporters rallied while chanting "Union Yes" and singing "Which side are you on."

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Teachers roar: We didn't cause the budget crisis!

Thousands of Texans converged and converged again for some of the biggest labor actions in decades.

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Labor plans national mobilization April 4th

Labor is planning a mass mobilization nationwide on April 4 to support workers' rights, specifically the right to collectively bargain.

Union leaders to Obama aide: ‘This is a defining moment’

AFL-CIO leaders have told a top aide to President Obama that the current fight in states over workers' rights must be used to discuss the future of the country and of workers.

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Top labor leader says protests hike support for unions

"People are giving the labor movement another look now," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said at a press conference here March 1.

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Wisconsin and the tea party: an Ohio worker speaks his mind

John Boehner's office told me he supports collective bargaining. Despite the lies, my vote went with labor. But what of those who believed the tea party?

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Braving bitter cold, Montana capital rally backs Wisconsin workers

The crowd in Helena was a cross-section of the state's population: women and men, youth and elders, and workers of all trades - union and non-union.

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Labor descends on Michigan capital to battle Republican budget

Michigan labor gathered here determined to stop the onslaught of anti-labor bills and budget cuts Republicans are pushing.

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Thousands flood Ohio Capitol to defend union rights

As rallies, town hall meetings and teach-ins spread throughout the state up to 10,000 Ohioans converged on the Statehouse Tuesday to protest a Republican bill to repeal public employees' right to bargain collectively.

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