A call for justice in the tobacco fields

Tobacco workers joined by supporters from organized labor and community organizations, marched through the streets of Winston-Salem, North Carolina yesterday.


Temple health care workers strike for dignity, patient care

Some 1500 nurses and professional and technical workers struck at Temple University Hospital Wednesday morning after working without a contract for seven months.


Jobs With Justice scores wage theft victory over InkStop lockout

It takes a fight to win and Cleveland Jobs With Justice is celebrating its role in a massive repayment of stolen wages in a settlement that has labor lawyers shaking their heads.


Chavez message is still strong

Union organizer Cesar Chavez' birthday, March 31, is celebrated in North Texas as it is across America.


Baltimore workers rally for jobs

BALTIMORE, Md. - Chanting "What do we want? Jobs. When do we want them? Now," a crowd of 300 union members and their community allies rallied in the rain at City Hall Mar. 22 to support a bill to create construction jobs for Baltimore City residents.


Workers lose fight to keep NUMMI open

The United Auto Workers' campaign to keep the New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc. (NUMMI) plant open has ended in defeat.


New York May Day reborn

This year, New York's historic May Day celebrations will be reborn with a mass march and rally organized by the labor and immigrant rights movements.


HomeGoods /TJX workers rally for union contract

Hundreds of HomeGoods / TJX workers with their families and supporters rallied at the company's distribution center here on March 10 to demand a fair contract to improve wages and health insurance benefits.


"Arrest insurance execs for criminal activity," health care supporters demand

Some 5,000 activists demanding "Health Care Now!" descended on the nation's capital March 9 to call for the arrest of the nation's leading health insurance executives.


Bronx town hall promotes wage, health bill

A Bronx town hall meeting  promoted a newly introduced City Council bill (Intro 18-2010) that would "guarantee good wages, health care and other benefits" to building service workers.

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