Labor News

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UAW Prez: Yet another reason to reject the TPP

"Why can't the United States government guarantee the same thing - labor rights - that we have in Canada?"

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Federal employees’ union demands a real raise

"We may or may not get the 5.3, but we are putting on the record that we need it," said  AFGE President J. David Cox.

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Arkansas poultry workers see wages plucked

Tyson Foods delivered the news to shareholders that its income soared by 49 percent; but the poultry workers who made all this money for the chicken titan face serious struggles.

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Communications Workers take on Wall Street

"Why take on Wall Street? Because when we go to the bargaining table," the opposing company "has a partner: Wall Street."

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Trump offers workers scapegoats, not wages

Like a preacher of prejudice, Trump validates cursing the nation's marginalized and accusing them of emptying workers' bank accounts.

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West Virginia Senate approves “right to work” bill

Brushing aside worker protests that brought several thousand people, the GOP-run West Virginia Senate approved a so-called "right to work" law. 

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Teamsters and others fight pension battle over multi-employer fund

Teamsters are one of the unions under the knife now, but 200 multi-employer pension funds covering 1.5 million American workers could be in jeopardy for a number of reasons.

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Cruz out to save souls, not to create jobs

In Des Moines, Iowa, it was much more like a fundamentalist Christian revival meeting than a political rally.

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CWA: Deutsche Telekom faces rising pressure over T-Mobile misconduct

Not only are CWA and ver.di demanding that DT force its U.S. T-Mobile managers to obey U.S. labor law, but so are U.S. lawmakers and major investors.

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Rolando: Unions, postal customers agree on key USPS reform provisions

Postal unions and USPS customers agree on key provisions of a planned postal reform bill.

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