Labor board says mining company illegally forced strike

In a win for 100 embattled salt mine workers, the NLRB ruled their employer, Carey Salt, illegally declared impasse in their 2010 contract talks.


Solidarity grows with Walmart workers

The Walmart store here was buzzing with noontime traffic, as dozens of union and community members gathered by the entrance.


Today in labor history: The “Great March” for LGBT rights

Activists taking part included House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Latino civil rights figure Cesar Chavez, and then-presidential candidate and civil rights defender Jesse Jackson.


Going behind the rhetoric on public employee pensions

Wow.  Last week there was yet another out-of-state special interest group trying to tell New Hampshire how to run OUR government.


Striking Walmart workers: What do we want? Respect!

Striking Walmart workers are making it very clear that if the giant store chain does not address their demands, they will see a most memorable Black Friday.

Workers rights, pensions, and ability to buy elections on state ballots

Workers rights, government workers' pensions and what roles workers - and firms - can play in politics are among the referendums that will greet voters.


Today in Labor History: Ike apologizes for racist treatment of Ghana official

Eisenhower tried to quiet an international outcry Ghana's finance minister was refused service in a U.S. restaurant because of his skin color.


Today in labor history: “Boom boom room” costs Wall Street in sex bias payout

Branch managers had been asking female employees to remove their tops in exchange for money. One office featured a "boom boom room" where women were told to "entertain" clients.


Strike actions hitting Walmart around the country

Everybody sang. Everybody yelled. Everybody marched. The fight is on.


Chipotle signs “Fair Food” pact with Immokalee workers

Following a six-year struggle, the CIW signed an agreement Oct. 4 with Chipotle Mexican Grill, ending their campaign against the company.

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