Labor News

Transit workers: Settlement will strengthen Columbus

Columbus bus drivers and maintenance workers accepted a new contract, ending a two-day strike against the Central Ohio Transit Authority.


Today in labor history: Rally in support of Charleston Five

On this day in history in 2001, 5,000 demonstrators rallied in support of the Charleston Five.


Airport workers picket for right to organize

Workers at several Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters held an informational picket outside the terminal July 6.


Locked out Con Ed workers demand fair contract

Negotiations resumed July 5 between Con Edison, the electricity and steam provider for this city and elsewhere, and its workers.


Today in labor history: Luddites rebel against substandard work conditions

Today in labor history, the Luddites (19th century textile workers) attacked the Heathcoat and Boden's Mill, responding to substandard workplace conditions.


Congress Hotel strikers on 9th anniversary: “We’re not going anyplace”

"We're not going anyplace, we're still here and we're going to be loud and proud at our protests!"


At DoubleTree, workers fight for "better Florida"

Over 500 Unite Here members, brothers and sisters from other unions, and community allies rallied June 13 outside Orlando's only union hotel.


Youth march for jobs and to end violence

A spirited march of 150 youth and adult supporters stopped downtown traffic to honks of support on Saturday.

Court blocks airline union vote

Texas federal judge Terry Means has halted a planned union recognition vote among 10,000 passenger service agents at American Airlines.


Piggly Wiggly: “We’d rather close than be fair!”

Piggly Wiggly announced it would close its Sheboygan, Wis., store, throwing all 108 workers into the street, rather than submit to a federal court ruling.

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