May

Asian Americans tackle job discrimination

Job discrimination is on the rise for Asian Americans, one of the fastest-growing minority group in the U.S., and now number 15 million nationwide.

Labor's use of giant rat deemed legal

The National Labor Relations Board recently ruled the giant inflatable rat used by the labor movement is legal, even at demonstrations in front of secondary employers.

Labor board sides with Red Cross workers

The Red Cross is trying to drive down the wages and benefits of its unionized workers.

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California teachers arrested

A week of statewide teacher protests in California included the arrest of 26 members of the California Teachers Association.

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AFL-CIO head: If you’re not supporting us we won’t support you

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he supports unions taking an independent political approach in their fight to build the power of workers.

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Concert in tribute to Anne Feeney a big success

Hundreds gathered in New York to honor activist and folk singer Anne Feeny during a night filled with music and appreciation for her life's work.

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“Rebel Girl” Gurley Flynn inducted into Labor Hall of Fame

"We stand on the shoulders of giants," Teamsters President James Hoffa said to hundreds of people at the induction ceremony, held at Teamsters headquarters.

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Labor leader calls for 500,000 "soldiers" to defend democracy

Tens of thousands of workers and their supporters have hit the streets circulating petitions to put the measure to repeal Senate Bill 5 as a referendum on the November ballot.

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Is your paycheck correct? There's an app for that!

The U.S. Department of Labor launched a new application for smart-phone users that aims to  empower workers to stand up for their rights if employers deny them their hard-earned pay.

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Victory after a 5-year union push at Rite Aid

Rite Aid went to work almost immediately on developing an aggressive campaign to block the union organizing drive.

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