Labor News

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Cleveland labor leaders build opposition to Trump’s anti-worker policies

"We want people to know the real Cleveland. Just because the Republicans spew hatred here doesn't mean they are speaking for us."

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Cleveland unions blast GOP on eve of their convention

"All working people should be alarmed by Trump.  He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."

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Nurses union asks OSHA for workplace violence standard

National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.

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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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Veterans’ Affairs union: Trump will “throw vets to the wolves”

Privatizing the VA hospital network remains a GOP priority.

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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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VA union blasts recommendation to break up, privatize vets’ health care system

"Destroying this system creates dangerous gaps in treatment and missed opportunities to heal veterans."

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Union anti-Trump rally focuses on his D.C. hotel construction site

"Stop hate! Dump Trump!" "Hey, hey, ho, ho, Donald Trump has got to go!" were among the chants from demonstrators.

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Rail workers group condemns allowance of single-worker freight trains

Railroad workers are organizing for more effective rulemaking.

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Machinists union: We built Juno, that Jupiter probe

It's sometimes easy to forget the outstanding achievements union workers produce - until you're reminded of them.

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