Labor

                
  • Message to Congress: Extend jobless benefits

    Message to Congress: Extend jobless benefits

    January 9, 2004

    WASHINGTON – The New Year was a time of revelry for the corporate rich as government reports confirmed a surge in profits and productivity in the final quarter of 2003. George W. Bush trumpeted the news...

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  • Dadle duro a Safeway

    Dadle duro a Safeway

    December 19, 2003

    LOS ANGELES – “Vaciemos las tiendas Safeway y sus cajas de dinero” tomando acción para separarlos de la fuente de su dinero – los consumidores y las comunidades – dijo Doug Dority, presidente del sindicato Trabajadores...

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  • Vile Kyl loses out for Tucson Grinch award

    Vile Kyl loses out for Tucson Grinch award

    December 19, 2003

    Workers’Correspondence TUCSON, Ariz. – Metric Roofing edged out U.S. Senator Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) by a mere three votes to be crowned Tucson’s “2003 Grinch of the Year.” The competition took place Dec. 13 at a Jobs...

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  • Xmas could come early for Tyson strikers

    Xmas could come early for Tyson strikers

    December 19, 2003

    JEFFERSON, Wis. – Tyson workers, on strike here since February, face a winter of continued privation, forced to stretch out their strike funds to cover necessities. But as hundreds rallied at the plant gate here Dec....

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  • Dec. 10 spotlights workers rights

    Dec. 10 spotlights workers rights

    December 19, 2003

    Human rights, students and religious activists marked International Human Rights Day, Dec. 10, with events in 72 cities protesting the fact that in the United States, employers routinely violate workers’ human right to form unions. They...

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