Labor News

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See what your greed for money has done?

I know this is not the Christmas story you were hoping to read, but it is one that must be told.

If unemployment insurance extensions expire, economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013

If the federally funded extended unemployment insurance benefits expire at the end of 2012, the economy will lose 400,000 jobs in 2013.

Bakery Workers say Hostess lies, CEO threatens closure

Faced with a threat by Hostess' CEO to close the bankrupt company and liquidate it, the Bakery Workers are denouncing his "lies" and hanging tough.

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Hostess tries to break strike by shutting 3 bakeries

Hostess Brands Inc., in an attempt to break a strike by its bakers, has announced what it calls the permanent closure of three of its bakeries.

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California warehouse workers announce second strike

Warehouse workers vowed to walk off the job this week if retaliation at a Walmart-contracted warehouse does not end.

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Union leaders map post-election plans

Fresh off of a consequential U.S. election, union leaders started planning future legislative priorities for the labor movement.

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Supermarket workers forced to strike

"We're not fighting for any extra - just to keep what we have."

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Unions say the vote reflected a changing America

Union members scored a big victory Nov. 6 by re-electing president Obama. Equally big for them, however, was the success of pro-worker Democrats.

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Airport concession workers picket for labor rights

Solidarity was in the air Oct. 26 as members of UNITE HERE! Local 2850 and other unions and community groups held an informational picket...

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Teamsters sanitation workers picket private firm in 19 cities

Some 1,000 Teamsters sanitation workers picketed a private refuse company, Republic/Allied Waste, in 19 cities nationwide on Oct. 25.

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