Labor News


Angry UAW workers unhappy with proposed Fiat Chrysler contract

The UAW International is withholding comments until the workers have all voted.


Verizon continues to demand givebacks from workers

Unions took to the streets to show mass solidarity for their bargaining teams, with rallies all over the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.


Steelworkers and teachers: Two unions, one struggle

In other words: To make money for the shareholders, workers have to go without; to keep the banks happy, public schools have to tighten their belts.


Teachers angry over stalled talks take downtown Chicago

The Chicago Teachers Union gathered downtown and marched in a massive show of unity after a tumultuous month at the negotiation table with Chicago Public Schools.


West Coast ports resume operations, after tentative contract is reached

The 29 West Coast ports together handle a quarter of the country's international trade, or about $1 trillion a year, crucial to U.S. economy.


Officials admit bosses to blame for West Coast port tie-up

Longshore workers are ready, willing and able to clear the backlog created by the industry's poor decisions.


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.