U.S. report backs Steelworker warning on oil supply

Now, the Steelworkers say, it's up to the government to do something about it.


Teachers stand up and fight

Teachers with Alliance/AFT of Dallas picketed outside the administration office of the Dallas Independent School district before the board meeting on Feb. 23.


Apple's iPod, iPhone, Macs made in inhuman working conditions

Apple made over $14 billion in the fourth quarter of last year alone - yet workers in companies that supply its products overseas, particularly in China are paid low wages


Demonstrators to Temple U.: Practice some diversity; union jobs for all

Demonstrators carried signs and chanted slogans urging "Women in the Trades" and "Union Jobs for All."


Fired warehouse workers hold Walmart accountable

On Feb. 17, with the support of community and business leaders, they gathered in front of a Walmart Express store and fought back.


Massive reenactment of 1965 Selma march will focus on today’s battles

Unions are joining with civil rights and community partners in a massive re-enactment of the historic 1965 Alabama civil rights march.


The 99% rally outside DC gathering of the 1%

More than 1,200 labor and community activists turned out in force at a boisterous rally Friday outside the Conservative Political Action Conference.


Trumka: Big Banks' payment on mortgage settlement good first step

A $26.5 billion settlement between the states' attorneys general and big banks over the financial finagling with mortgage-backed securities is a good first step, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka says.


Civil rights and labor leaders develop strategy to repeal anti-immigrant law

Alabama's anti-immigrant law, HB 56, has threatened people of color regardless of their legal status, and continues to damage the state's economy and reputation.

Arizona next battleground in workers’ rights war

Neither the state AFL-CIO's efforts nor the special election recall loss in November of a key radical right ally stopped GOP Gov. Jan Brewer