Labor News


Five top union leaders endorse Iran nuclear arms control pact

"Obama promised to choose diplomacy and engagement over conflict; by working to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran, he has helped to fulfill that pledge."


Iraqi unions still repressed

Nine years after the Bush government invaded Iraq and overthrew  Saddam Hussein, Iraqi unions are still repressed and toiling under the former ruler's labor law, a U.S. unionist who recently toured there says.


AFL-CIO: Penalize Bangladesh until it protects workers

The AFL-CIO is demanding the U.S. government yank trade preferences from Bangladesh until that South Asian nation really shows a commitment to protecting its workers.