Labor News


Badgers find Palermo pizza hard to swallow

Palermo's factory workers banded together and presented their employer with a petition stating their intent to unionize so they could effectively discuss issues of safety, health and wages.


“No justice, no pizza,” says AFL-CIO

The AFL-CIO has endorsed a nationwide boycott of Palermo's Pizza in response to the company's "blatant disregard of its workers' choice to form a union."


After Wisconsin, unions say they’re in for the long haul

The nation's union presidents emphasized the positive impact of mobilizing union members nationwide for politics after the bitterly contested Wisconsin recall election.


Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.


Court ditches parts of Wisconsin’s anti-worker law

Late Friday afternoon a federal judge here struck down two parts of GOP Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 anti-worker law that killed collective bargaining rights for workers.


Scott Walker not welcome in Chicago (with video)

Wisconsin's union busting governor Scott Walker came to Chicago last week and labor, community and Occupy Chicago reminded him the Windy City is a union town.

Right-to-work legislation enables the one percent

Michigan Senate Bill 729 is another insidious attack on working people initiated by the Republican-controlled legislature.


Largest education union endorses Obama

The 3.2-million-member National Education Association has endorsed President Obama's 2012 re-election campaign.


Unions take fight vs. Walker bill to federal court

Wisconsin AFL-CIO head Phil Neuenfeldt assailed the state Supreme Court for reinstating the union-busting law, called the ruling "an affront to our democracy."

Shop Talk: Organizing at Apple, winning bronze shoe

Apple workers are talking union, Wisconsin workers won a bronze shoe - and more.

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