Labor News


Michigan autoworkers gear up for Nov. 4 elections

The union expects that anger over Republican anti-union legislation will help drive large numbers of people to the polls.


Pennsylvania unions cheer blocking of new voter ID law

The Pennsylvania AFL-CIO is cheering a judge's ruling bouncing the state's GOP-passed "voter ID" law, but the story isn't over yet.


AFL-CIO: Unions decline tied to attacks on democracy

Reports showing union membership at an all-time low are of enormous concern at a gathering of the nation's labor leaders. Members of the AFL-CIO executive council see it tied to attacks on democratic rights.


Hoffa holds tea party responsible for "tremendous war on workers"

The tea party has taken over the Republican Party and produced "craziness" there and is responsible for the "tremendous war on workers" now being waged nationwide, Teamsters President James Hoffa says.




MO unions plan legislative fightback

The Missouri AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference provides union members with an opportunity to talk with their state representatives and state senators about issues important to working families.