Labor News

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Young Trade Unionists host We Are One event

Young workers organize Baltimore's We Are One event.

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Labor urges "virtual picket" around Huffington Post

The Huffington Post, labor says, makes millions off its so-called "citizen journalists" - without paying them a dime.

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Pro-union rallies spread, message deepens

For many who feel the country has been hijacked by corporate power the union democratic  model is appealing.

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It's not about money, it's about freedom: voices from Wisconsin

There is one thing Wisconsin union families want everyone to know: the protests are about workers' freedom to organize into a union and bargain collectively.

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Workers turn Wisconsin battle into epic uprising

"I've never been in a workers' uprising like this in my life," said a middle-aged woman as everyone around her broke into cheers, with thousands of workers packing the state Capitol on the fourth day of protests.

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U.S. official: We need independent labor media

WASHINGTON - The mainstream media has become so biased against working people that even a federal agency can't get its message out, says a senior Department of Labor official.

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Facebook page rejects automation

This week a group of Facebook users called for a "Robot Boycott."

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Young union activists quiz top leaders, plan networks

WASHINGTON (PAI)--In a scene that one postal worker from Chicago said was unlike any other union conclave he ever attended.

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Truckers find their voice on Twitter

One of the most influential truckers on Twitter is TruckerDesiree, who has 5,786 followers and is a whistleblower on truck driving school scams.

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Texting 32BJ contract talks could read “We r on strk”

NEW YORK-From the dawn of capitalism, working people have had to battle constantly for better wages, working conditions and quality of life. Now workers have gained a new tool against their bosses: texting.

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