Labor News


Yale graduate student teachers rally for union election

Yale graduate student teachers and research assistants got a big boost in their decades-long quest for union rights.


Graduate students at private universities rally for union rights

The students say they plan to continue to rally and build coalition until their status as skilled laborers is recognized.


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.


Labor launches hotline for millions buried under student debt

Over 40 million Americans are buried under a mountain of student loan debt.


Students declare national boycott of Wendy's

The student-led boycott will be launched at Ohio State University and will snowball over the coming months as dozens more universities adopt it.


GOP House panel OK's partisan rewrite of education law

"In reality, it would rob poor and struggling students of the resources, supports, and funding they need to succeed."


Today in labor history: 200,000 students boycott Chicago public schools

Civil rights groups organized the boycott and demonstration against segregated schools and inadequate resources for black students.


AFL-CIO student interns organize on Tobacco Road

AFL-CIO Union Summer interns have joined members of the FLOC in a drive to organize thousands of North Carolina tobacco farm workers.


Moral Monday leader a hit at AFT convention

Teachers heard the iconic leader of the Moral Monday movement in North Carolina characterize them as part of a movement fighting for the very soul of the nation.


Chicagoans a big hit at Teachers’ convention in LA

Several Chicagoans have stolen the show at the AFT's national convention that runs through today at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

1 2 3 4 5 6