Labor News

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Video: L.A. port truck drivers go on 24-hour strike

They are striking to protest harassment and intimidation by company management, all unfair labor practices.

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Join LA "listening session": Working people must be heard!

The AFL-CIO, in advance of its September convention, has issued a call for "listening sessions," a way for working people and allies to come together and add their creative ideas and strategies.

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Cities’ budget cuts target firefighters, slowing responses

From coast to coast, mayors and city councils are hacking away at firefighters' ranks in desperate attempts to cut budgets and save cash by cutting workers.

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Union power: LA grocery workers march

Hundreds of labor, faith and community activists are demanding a fair labor contract for union grocery workers at three supermarkets in the Los Angeles area.

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America’s new sweatshop: warehouse work

A new report paints a picture of exploitation of a mostly minority labor force in the logistics field.