Labor News


Workers across the country slam Verizon for refusing to talk

Members of the Communications Workers of America, other unions and student and community allies protested outside of a Verizon wireless store.


Striking workers converge on Red Cross headquarters

Northern Ohio Red Cross workers brought their anger and frustration to the agency's National Headquarters in Washington.


State workers' lobby day important for all workers

The immediate struggle for pay raises and collective bargainingis part of the larger, national context for democracy and progressive change.


Unions tackle states' practices that hurt workers

The labor movement is beginning to mount a legislative offensive in the sates to stop what it says are "under the radar" attacks on workers.


UK's labor leader Bob Crow builds solidarity at the Left Labor Project

We believe the trade union movement is not just about what wages or what contract you get but about the social side: Decent transportation, affordable housing, a decent welfare state.

AFL-CIO defends women’s access to contraception

The AFL-CIO has stepped forward to defend women's access to contraception, "regardless of where they work."

Minn. GOP assaults workers with constitutional amendments

Right to work sounds innocent enough in name, but in reality it is yet another corporate attack on middle class families.


“Fast for Fair Food” ends with 1,000 marching

More than 1,000 farm workers and their allies solemnly marched three miles to the corporate headquarter of the grocery store giant Publix.


Santorum as president? A nightmare for Steelworkers leader

Leo Gerard, president of the Steelworkers, described over breakfast his recurring nightmare.

Proposed rules would allow home care workers minimum wage, overtime

Labor-backed Interfaith Worker Justice is mobilizing support for home health care workers.

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