Labor News

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Labor 2014 celebrates Connecticut election victory

"When we stick together, we win together!" exclaimed Lori Pelletier at a pre-Thanksgiving celebration dinner for Labor 2014 volunteers.

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Walmart workers start to walk off job nationwide

"From Ferguson to Bentonville and across the country, black youth, Walmart workers, and allies are self-organizing to fight back."

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Immokalee workers offer powerful “Tale of Two Thanksgivings”

Love is a powerful emotion. It's love that drives the Campaign for Fair Food.  And so we will never tire of asking Publix to come to the table.

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Uncommon crimes of conscience

Without other ways to redress these grievances, people undertake nonviolent civil disobedience; they break some small law rather than ignore a larger injustice.

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Economists weigh in as Walmart Black Friday protests approach

As the largest Black Friday strikes and protests scheduled for  Nov. 28 rapidly approach, the growing calls for change at Walmart continue.

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Today in labor history: American Federation of Labor gets new president

On Nov. 25, 1952, and following the death four days prior of William Green, George Meany became the new president of the AFL.

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Los Angeles-Long Beach port truckers again forced to strike

Short-haul truckers at the nation's largest port again had to strike over terrible working conditions and employer exploitation.

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Walmart workers sound alarm on hunger issues, announce Black Friday plans

"The fight against income inequality starts at Walmart. We are proud to stand with Walmart workers this Black Friday to speak out for fair pay and respect."

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Walmart fueling hunger crisis in America

Just nine days before workers are planning Black Friday protests at more than 1,000 Walmarts, the country's largest employer is contributing to the hunger crisis in the United States.

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Social Security workers launch campaign vs. budget cuts

The workers who run Social Security are launching a campaign against future budget cuts.

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