November

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Feeling heat, U.S.-China firms say they’ll build turbines here

Under pressure from the nation’s biggest manufacturing union, a U.S.-China energy partnership said it would build a factory here, creating 1,000 jobs.

AFL-CIO head denounces Honduras elections

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has weighed in on the planned November 29 elections in Honduras, with an open letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

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Housekeepers march in support of ‘Hyatt 100’

CHICAGO - Hundreds of women, members of Unite Here Local 1, marched and rallied at the Hyatt hotel, telling the mega-chain to rehire 100 housekeepers it fired in Boston.

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Asian Pacific American worker hearing hailed as labor milestone

The first-ever National Asian Pacific American Workers' Rights Hearing was an emotional event for Asian Pacific trade unionists.

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Filmmakers launch 16deathsperday.com to strengthen worker safety laws

Sixteen workers die every day on the job. It's past time to do something about it.

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Workers in U.S. most dangerous industry demand protection

He's had a gun put up to his head during a robbery. He's been assaulted with a crowbar, and had every window in his car broken. He's had a jagged beer bottle shoved into his neck.

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Strike at Illinois campus demands protection of tuition waivers

Update: GEO picketing was suspended at 1:00 CST on the 17th, following a bargaining session with the administration in which tuition waivers were secured.

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Americans for Finance Reform takes aim at big finance

Americans for Finance Reform is making  it clear that curbing the power of the nation's finance industry will help boost the economy more than focusing on deficits.

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Workers say: Stop Bissell’s dirty work

On Nov. 5, Cindy Marble and several of her co-workers were fired without any warning, after some of them had trained their replacements.

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Unemployment crisis continues to grow

CHICAGO - "The stock market rebound is great news, I suppose, but it means nothing for us at home."

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