Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Gerard520x300.jpg

Video: Steelworkers support Madison public workers

On day 6 of the peaceful occupation of the Wisconsin Capital, Steelworkers president Leo Gerard led a delegation of union members into the Capital Rotunda.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ball.jpg

The nation’s football players: “Let us play!”

Members of the NFL Players Association, are facing the possibility of being out of work if their bosses follow up on threats to lock them out when their contract expires March 4.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Manny-in-Mexican-jail400x27.jpg

U.S. union leader jailed in Mexico for supporting Sonora miners

The United Steelworkers has condemned the Jan. 24 arrest of Manny Armenta, one of its international representatives, by customs officials in the northern Mexican state of Sonora.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-keokuk.jpg

Bakers enlist international backing for locked-out Iowa members

240 locked-out workers from the Roquette corn-milling plant turned to national and international unions to garner support.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-1022-pic.jpg

Nursing home workers mark sixth month of strike

HARTFORD, Conn. - Hundreds of workers and their supporters rallied at Park Place Health Care Center in Hartford last week marking the 400 workers' sixth month on strike against Spectrum Healthcare. The members of SEIU 1199 recapped their struggle, and vowed to stand firm until they win a decent contract.

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.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-rwdsu.jpg

Mott’s strike takes national stage

As of August 30, the 300 workers at the Mott's plant in Williamson, N.Y., have been on strike for 100 days.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-TWU.JPG

N.Y. transit union pickets UPS, backs Turkish workers

New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ROC-002.jpg

Justice served to restaurant workers

The Restaurant Opportunities Center of Michigan (ROC-MI) won a major victory when the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued an order that Dearborn's Andiamo Restaurant acted  illegally.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-img3898.jpg

Caravan brings aid to striking workers

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Elected officials, union members and community supporters piled into a school bus and seven cars last Saturday, July 24, for a 10 mile solidarity caravan in support of nursing home workers on the 101st day of their strike.

110 11 12 13 14