Labor News


Court says Caterpillar must admit union inspector

"The company wanted to tell the workers the union can't do a damn thing for you."


AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."


AFL-CIO veep: “Expect no hero on a white horse” (with podcast)

"Union halls used to be more than just places where you talk about work - they used to be part of the community, where all people could come and be together; we have to get back to that."


National Education Association endorses Clinton, draws flack

The endorsement came after Clinton - and only Clinton - addressed the NEA's board for an hour and a half. 


UAW could strike Fiat-Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. tonight

UAW workers overwhelmingly rejected the tentative agreement UAW leadership had previously reached with Fiat-Chrysler.


Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.


Trumka on opposing Pacific Trade Pact: “It’s not just us"

Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.


Communications Workers, Teamsters reach tentative pact for 15,000 at American Airlines

The CWA and the Teamsters reached a tentative first contract for 15,000 passenger services agents at American Airlines.


Who was Casey Jones? Hint: Not just a Joe Hill song

Jonathan Luther "John""Casey" Jones from Jackson, Tenn., was an American railroader who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad.


SEIU members: “When we fight, we win!”

They came from cities up and down the East Coast to show their unity and support for each other in ongoing contract struggles.

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