Labor News

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Union leaders slam federal budget deal

Union leaders say it unfairly hits the nation's two million federal workers - who have borne the brunt of prior budget cuts.

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Defending Walmart’s low pay puts the lie to conservative philosophy

Could it possibly be that the time has come to take a more objective and clear-eyed look at what is happening at our nation's largest employer?

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Denver SuperShuttle drivers reject cuts

Denver SuperShuttle is trying to force a 30 percent pay cut on its workforce.

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Central Floridians protest low wages at the world’s largest McDonald’s

"This is a national movement and workers are going to be demanding respect, better wages, and the ability to earn a living."

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Sherrod Brown, others talk green industrial revolution

When it comes to the transformation of the global economy from high-carbon, polluting energy sources to a more sustainable future, the U.S. risks falling behind. 

 

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Fighting for fast food workers in Silicon Valley

Around 50 representatives of labor and community groups rallied Dec. 5 in support of workers at a McDonald's here as part of the national day of action for fast food workers.

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Union-made in America holiday gift guide

Searching for that perfect holiday gift? Check out this Made in America, union-made gift guide.

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Today in labor history: Worst-ever U.S. mine disaster occurs

1907 was a particularly troubling year in West Virginia, during which a total of 3,242 people were killed in mining accidents.

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McDonald’s workers fed up with what company dishes out

The movement to raise the minimum wage for fast food workers got a boost here Thursday.

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Teachers’ leader: ALEC kills rights for corporate power

ALEC  "strips away rights" of workers and voters "in the interests of the power they represent," AFT president Randi Weingarten says. 

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