Labor News


Five ways America would be different without labor unions

Hillary Clinton supports workers in the Fight for $15 and a union, fair scheduling, paid sick time, retirement security, workplace safety and benefit protection.


The top 10 child labor stories of 2015

There were plenty of ups and downs in the fight against child labor last year; let's look at 10 highs and lows.


African union leader sees similarities with U.S. South

"We have to join together to fight this capitalist scourge; people are living as slaves and children are being used as laborers."


Today in Labor History: Greed and the Pemberton Mill disaster

In the worst industrial disaster in Mass. state history, the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence collapsed on January 10, 1860, trapping 900 workers, most of them recent immigrants, many women and children


Child labor in the U.S.A.

How inviting it looks, the fruit laid out for us in grocery stores and supermarkets in a profusion of bright color.