Labor News

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New UAW president out to end inequality

In a Q and A with journalists from Detroit and across the country, addressing "inequality" in the workplace and community was a common thread.

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ILCA honors best in labor journalism at DC gathering

 The International Labor Communications Association  honored the winners of its annual Labor Media Awards at a luncheon on Dec. 12.

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Holiday gift shopping: Products made by union workers

It's getting there, but it's not too late yet to find that perfect holiday gift that carries a union label and is made in America.

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NLRB reverses Bush-named board ruling, opens employer email systems to workers

Email has now become such a critical component of communications, in and out of unions.

What's outrageous? Poverty wages! (with video)

Fast food strikers and supporters danced in front of a Downtown Los Angeles McDonald's on December 2, chanting, "If we don't get it, shut it down!"

Teachers union president protests injustice on Eric Garner case

American Federation of Teachers president Randi Weingarten was arrested Dec. 4, in New York City while protesting the lack of justice in the recent police shootings.

Walmart workers: When we fight, we win!

 "Don't be afraid, come out and fight for your rights, see all these people here. This gives me hope."

Black Friday at Walmart: Poverty wages keep prices low

As Black Friday marked the start of this year's shopping season, unionists reflected on what they would get workers this year if they could get them anything in the world.

Fast food workers walk off the job in 190 cities

Fast food workers walked off the job from one end of the country to the other today, with police arresting hundreds of workers engaging in civil disobedience.

Senate to OK McFerran to NLRB seat

The Senate planned to vote on Dec. 8 on President Obama's nomination of Lauren McFerran to a National Labor Relations Board seat.