November

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UK general strike gets U.S. solidarity (with video)

Here in the U.S., hundreds of union members and Occupy activists picketed the British Embassy in Washington and British consulates elsewhere.

Attack on labor board seen as attack on middle class

A cabal of the business community and congressional Republicans are mounting a concerted attack to literally destroy the National Labor Relations Board.

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Republicans plan FAA shutdown to bust unions

Republican union busters are planning, just in time for the holidays, a shut down of the Federal Aviation Administration.

Mediation board rejects AFA complaint of Delta interference

The ruling apparently ends AFA-CWA's third try to organize flight attendants at the "new Delta." The NMB's decision bitterly disappointed AFA.

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Refinery safety tops Steelworkers' oil bargaining goals

Vast improvements in oil refinery safety will be the top bargaining goal of the Steelworkers (USW) when they open talks with the nation's oil companies on a new contract, the union announced.

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Verizon is tax deadbeat, report shows

In the last three years, as it raked in more than $100 billion in revenues and $33 billion in U.S. profits, Verizon has been a tax deadbeat.

Trumka, Weingarten blame GOP for "super committee" failure

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and AFT President Randi Weingarten, blamed the flop on GOP refusal to abandon tax cuts for the rich.

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Structural crisis exposes neoliberalism as disaster

It would be wrong to simply characterize this global economic crisis as only cyclical in nature.

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Hoffa wins re-election as Teamsters president

Incumbent Teamsters President James Hoffa was re-elected to a fourth term in final results announced by an independent overseer on Nov. 18.

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Federal judge rules against misclassifying workers as contractors

The U.S. Department of Labor won a major victory this month in its campaign against job misclassification.

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