Labor News

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Sept. 9 Labor update

Trump trumped by NLRB, Minnesota nurses strike; Sorry, no thin mints at Schnuck's;  union 'lions and tigers and bears' and more.

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Wendy’s grilled by farmworkers for not signing fair food pledge

For far too long farmworkers in the U.S. have faced abuse, along with racial discrimination and even wage theft.

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Sign up for Labor’s election day of action this weekend!

On Sept. 10, local labor movements around the country will lead the largest national day of action this election cycle. 

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Miners march on Congress to demand legislation to save pensions

Several big coal companies have also used federal bankruptcy law to escape from funding retirees' pensions through the per-ton tax on coal.

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Minnesota: Allina health care intransigence forces open-ended nurses strike

A veteran of many contract campaigns said the recent talks were like nothing she had ever experienced at the bargaining table.

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Legal experts: TPP’s secret ISDS trade court overrides labor law

A secret court included in the TPP, the Investor-State Dispute System, would have the power to throw out labor regulations.

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Bosses threaten workers: Vote my way or else

About 25 percent of workers in a study report that their employers send them messages having nothing to do with work and everything to do with politics.

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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.

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This week in labor

Workers take pulpit, housekeepers challenge Trump, global solidarity and more.

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To rebuild unions, lobbying and organizing must go hand in hand

To win better lives and rebuild the union movement, workers must do two things at once: organize and lobby.

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