December

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Addison, Ill., Teamsters strike enters 8th week

Workers from Teamsters Local 705 have been on strike for eight weeks against Pain Enterprises in Addison, Ill.

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Nurses unite to form largest RN union ever

As  lawmakers continue to debate legislation to overhaul the country's health care system, three nurses unions merged Dec. 7 to form the largest-ever labor union of registered nurses in U.S. history.

Union fights move by auto giants to slash jobs

Earlier this year General Motors and Chrysler took billions in federal loan guarantees in exchange for a promise to keep workers employed here in America.

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New Haven People’s World Amistad award celebration big success

The diverse and inspired overflow crowd stayed to the end of the remarkable celebration of People's World Amistad Award honorees Anna Montalvo, Gwen Mills and Art Perry.

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PA home care workers, patients protest company threat to cut pay

Home health care workers say they need a raise, but they are threatened with a pay cut if a major health care provider gets its way

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Jobs: The time for talk is over

For the last three months this newspaper has covered jobs conferences, jobs seminars and job creation think tank gatherings too numerous to count.

Labor & community activists converge @Organizing 2.0

NEW YORK -- Several hundred labor organizers, community organizers and progressive technologists gathered here Dec. 6 for the Organizing 2.0 Conference.

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Steelworkers' hall rededicated to workers killed building union

Local 1010 of the United Steelworkers union (USW) is proud of its militant history and its rededicated union hall.

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Labor leader encouraged by jobs summit

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka went on cable television last night after attending the White House summit and said he was "encouraged" by the gathering.

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Campaign launched for mercado workers’ rights

Labor, community and faith-based organizations announced  a campaign for owners of ethnic grocery stores - often called "mercados" - to comply with state and federal laws.

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