Labor News

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Court upholds federal minimum wage, overtime pay for home health care workers

The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.

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Nevada unions to Trump: pay your hotel’s workers fair wages

As far as Nevada's unions are concerned, Donald Trump should put his money where his mouth is.

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AFL-CIO puts spotlight on wage efforts in Twin Cities

Ongoing campaigns to raise wages and improve working conditions in the Twin Cities are drawing national attention.

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Today in labor history: NYC subway workers show their muscle

Eighty years ago, TWU president Mike Quill and his union colleagues were jumped by thugs as they made their way to union headquarters.

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Steelworkers, top firms at odds as contract deadline approaches

Steelworkers and the nation's top steel companies are at odds in negotiations as the deadline for a new contract approaches.

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Court orders El Super to reinstate Fermin Rodriquez, fired organizer

"I am incredibly excited to be returning to my job where I can continue to fight for dignity and respect for all El Super workers."

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Judge to hear case against USPS deal with Staples

"If the NLRB sustains the allegations in the complaint, it could effectively end Staples' foray into the mail business."

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St. Louis bricklayers strike ends in total victory

The victory also ends a contractors' lawsuit that, had it succeeded, would have endangered all traditional union pension plans in the U.S.

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DC unions back streetcar workers fired for organizing

"The fired streetcar workers are heroes and they stood up for the right of workers to organize a union; they stood up for the dignity of workers."

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Canada's prime minister jams anti-union law through Parliament

"Unions are far more democratic, transparent, and accountable to their members than this prime minister and his government are to taxpayers."

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