Labor News

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More data to be collected on wage thieves who want federal contracts

Federal contracting officers will begin receiving data on prospective contractors' wage theft records.

 

 

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Unemployment rate rises in June to 4.9 percent

Unemployment for African-American teenagers jumped by 33,000 from May to June, and their joblessness rose to 31.2 percent.

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Auto Workers vs. Volkswagen in Chattanooga: The saga continues

The long-running saga revolving around the Auto Workers campaign to organize the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn., continues.

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Consumers League warns teens about summer jobs that can kill

"Always follow safety training. Working safely and carefully may slow you down, but ignoring safe work procedures is a fast track to injury."

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Coalition forms to combat wage theft in Minnesota

The new wage theft coalition will focus on identifying and implementing solutions.

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Wage theft, labor law-breaking force L.A. port truckers into another strike

Can you imagine working five weeks in a row and earning nothing?

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Aging in the fields: No alternative but to keep working

"I had to work out of necessity. My mother couldn't support my younger siblings alone, and I'm the eldest daughter."

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Unions: New Verizon pact gives raises, halts outsourcing, adds jobs

Some 40,000 Verizon workers from Maine down through Virginia marched back to work today after a company-forced 45-day strike earned them victories.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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