Labor News

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Happiness is … joining a union!

Union members are happier with their lives than nonunion workers. Makes sense, right? Now comes a study that proves it.

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Tentative pact lets 18,000 Kaiser California nurses cancel strike

"The pact shows the chain recognizes the nurses' devotion to assuring the highest level of quality care for patients as well as protections for the nurses who deliver that care."

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Newspaper Guild changes name to NewsGuild, re-elects Lunzer

After almost eight decades as The Newspaper Guild, delegates to the union's convention voted to officially change its name to The NewsGuild.

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To honor of King they marched for lives in Los Angeles

Over 3000 marchers and tens of thousands of observers lined up along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. in solidarity with the theme Black Lives Matter.

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Labor expects bold action from Obama tonight on overtime pay

Overtime pay has increasingly moved to the top of labor's agenda because millions of workers are working overtime and not getting paid for it.

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Union democracy preserved: Teamster members retain right to vote

This is another step Teamsters members have taken to move their union away from its sordid past and towards a powerful democratic future.

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Delta flight attendants file for IAM representation

Nearly 12,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants have signed authorization cards seeking union representation by the Machinists.

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AFT’s Weingarten lays out new models for unions

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten today laid out a framework for a renewed American labor movement.

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A steelworker’s thoughts on “democracy”

The fight for democracy is central to all of our struggles. However, these struggles are separated from the issue of "who controls the wealth" only at our ultimate peril!

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Teamsters blast green light allowing Mexican trucks roll nationwide

The Teamsters are blasting an Obama administration Transportation Department green light to let all Mexican trucks roll over every U.S. road.

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