Labor News


Silicon Valley labor, religion, community call for "disrupting inequality"

Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.


California judge throws out anti-union election, points to grower money

An administrative law judge threw out one of the dirtiest decertification elections in recent labor history.


Fed up with “Walmart wages,” Alabama auto parts plant goes union

"Jobs in the auto industry helped build America's middle class, but today they are adding to the nation's low-wage crisis."


Rev. Barber: Voting rights fight is do or die for labor

"The labor rights and voting rights movements are interconnected - we must be smart enough to hook up; if we do, we can change this nation."


Labor communicators spotlight “uprising” in the South

"The movement for social and economic justice is growing faster in the South than anywhere else in the U.S."


LCLAA report advocates Latino organizing, workers centers

Labor's Council for Latin American Advancement is advocating "strategic investment" in organizing Latinos and more use and promotion of workers' centers.


Alaska hotel workers hang tough with Sheraton, Hilton boycotts

For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.


UAW: Chrysler pact gradually eliminates two-tier wages

A tentative contract features gradual elimination of the system that the Detroit 3 automakers instituted after hitting the financial rocks during the Great Recession.


Job fatalities rise in construction, oil, and gas

"Far too many people are still killed on the job -- 13 workers every day taken from their families tragically and unnecessarily."


Unions lobby lawmakers to prevent government shutdown

With another government shutdown looming, federal workers' unions are advising their members on how to cope with a sudden halt to their paychecks.

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