Labor News

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Los Angeles-Long Beach port truckers again forced to strike

Short-haul truckers at the nation's largest port again had to strike over terrible working conditions and employer exploitation.

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NLRB rejects right-to-work crowd’s attempt to use health care ruling vs. union drive

The case involves the SEIU's attempt to organize contingent faculty at Pacific Lutheran University.

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Labor Secretary boosts unions, praises new models of organizing

For Labor Secretary Thomas Perez, unions are responsible for creating and sustaining the middle class, and represent what's right with the U.S.

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Groundbreaking 1984 strike inspires organizing today

Despite current battles brewing, Yale's new president, Peter Salovey, came by to shake hands with each of the workers, recognizing the respect they had won in the hard fought 1984 battle.

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Election is biggest union organizing victory in the South in decades

New American Airlines passenger service agents vote big for union representation.

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Descendants of 1934's Teamster strikers carry proud legacy

Their parents or grandparents 80 years ago stood together and fought in the streets of Minneapolis for the right to organize a union during 1934's Teamster strikes.

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Minnesota health care workers beat down right wing court challenge

If Service Employees win, it would be the largest union election and organizing victory in Minnesota history and one of the largest in the U.S. in the last several years.

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NLRB official: Mercedes breaks labor law at Alabama auto plant

The UAW effort in Alabama is part of the union's new focus on organizing autoworkers at foreign "transplant" plants in the South.

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Labor leaders say from now on union organizing will be different

America's union leaders and the workers they represent are not going to take it anymore; they are determined to fight the attacks on labor.

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Unite Here: Organizing to change lives

Having organized over 10,000 new members in the past year, delegates enthusiastically agreed to organize at least 10,000 new members every year until their next convention in 2019.

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