Labor News

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2,000 march in New Haven for jobs pipeline

The movement in New Haven for jobs, youth opportunity, and an end to violence filled the streets with a march of 2,000 last week.

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Unions: Colombia trade deal stinks

The AFL-CIO described it as "deeply disappointing and troubling."

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Rough going for anti-union drives

The right-wing anti-labor agenda continues, as bills in state capitols countrywide - designed to attack workers rights - still threaten middle and working class families.

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One big union for film, TV, and radio

Members of the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists approved the two unions' merger.

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AFL-CIO tackles rights violations in Honduras

Honduras is violating the Central American Free Trade Agreement by not enforcing its own labor laws.

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CWA rallies for contracts at AT&T

Hundreds of AT&T workers and their families filled the New Haven Green Saturday with a sea of red t-shirts and Communications Workers of America signs.

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Labor movement celebrates Saundra Williams

"An outstanding and phenomenal woman," noted Metro Detroit Coalition of Labor Union Women (CLUW) President Millie Hall about Metro Detroit AFL-CIO President Saundra Williams.

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Court ditches parts of Wisconsin’s anti-worker law

Late Friday afternoon a federal judge here struck down two parts of GOP Gov. Scott Walker's 2011 anti-worker law that killed collective bargaining rights for workers.

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Unions take aim at discrimination against Latinas

"For Latinas, the pathway to social and economic advancement is lined with hurdles," says the 134-page Trabajadoras: Challenges and Conditions of Latina Workers in the United States.

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Tesoro forces steelworker confrontation

The Tesoro Company is forcing its Steelworkers members at its six U.S. refineries into a confrontation.

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