Labor News


Teamsters: railroads won't spend money on track maintenance

"U.S. railroads now transport 400,000 tank-car loads of oil yearly, passing through thousands of cities, towns, and communities where we live."


Unions oppose letting Japan into trade pact

The Steelworkers, the Autoworkers and the AFL-CIO formally oppose letting Japan join talks on the latest controversial "free trade" treaty, the Trans-Pacific Partnership.


IBEW members to install electric car charging stations

Electrical Workers Local 1 and the St. Louis chapter of the National Electrical Contractors Association have launched the first electrical car training program in Missouri.