Labor News

Ohio labor vows to fight anti-labor bill

Massive rallies and town hall meetings in Ohio are underway as state lawmakers move to pass an anti-labor bill that would end 28 years of collective bargaining rights and break public employee unions.

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Wisconsin protests: bigger than ever on day 6

On day six of the massive protests in Wisconsin, busloads of Chicago union and community activists arrived to show solidarity. Labor editor John Wojcik gets on the bus, too.

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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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Rite Aid Valentine protest: "Show love for worker's rights"

Cleveland staged a protest against Rite Aid's attempt to take away fully paid union health insurance from workers. 

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Machinists rally to save job security

Hundreds of Machinist union members and their supporters ralled for job security Tuesday in front of the IAM Lodge 1746 plant, across from Pratt & Whitney's sprawling main production facility in East Hartford, Conn.

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Jobless jeer GOP Kirk on economy

CHICAGO - "Thirteen hundred teachers have been laid off in Chicago, put on unemployment, their houses and cars being taken and what do we have? Mark Kirk is up there hiding!

European unions set to march for “Robin Hood taxes”

Next in the "rising tide of world labor protest" file comes the September 29 labor actions in Europe.

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1,000 to be arrested at Hyatt protests in 15 cities

More than 1,000 workers across the U.S. and Canada are preparing today to stage non-violent civil disobedience actions with thousands of others backing them up at Hyatt hotels in 15 different cities.

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Philly taxi drivers protest immigrant detentions

Taxi drivers protest underhanded tactics and immigration arrests of 25 drivers by local parking authority working in collusion with federal immigration officials.

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32 arrested at ICE offices, say immigration reform can't wait

CHICAGO - Saying comprehensive immigration reform could wait no longer, 32 labor, religious, and community leaders and an elected official were arrested after blocking Immigration and Customs Enforcement offices May 25.

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