Labor News

U.S. Steelworkers to experiment with factory ownership, Mondragon style

The United Steelworkers union, North America's largest industrial trade union, announced a new collaboration with the world's largest worker-owned cooperative, Mondragon International.

Transit workers on strike for pay and pensions

Transport Workers, Local 234 struck the Southeastern, Pa. Transportation Authority (SEPTA). on the morning of Nov. 3 over pay and pension related issues.

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Wisconsin set to teach labor history

Shouldn't it be natural for public schools to put front and center labor history?

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USW vs. Georgia Pacific: another ‘Employee Free Choice’ moment

WHEATFIELD, Ind. — United Steelworkers and retirees from around Indiana and Illinois came to this rural area here Nov.3 to show support for their union at Georgia Pacific's wallboard plant there.

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San Diego: land of day laborers, farm workers and guest workers

In Oceanside, Carlsbad, Del Mar and north San Diego County, immigrant day laborers wait by the side of the road, hoping a contractor will stop and offer them work.

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Ford workers reject givebacks

By late yesterday it was clear Ford workers have overwhelmingly rejected contractual givebacks that their union had negotiated with the company.

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Air traffic controllers: ‘Bring safety out of the 1950s’

Air traffic controllers want the Federal Aviation Administration to bring air traffic safety out of the 1950s and into the 21st century.

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French and U.S. labor fight plant closing in France

American union members joined workers from  the French union federationto demonstrate against Molex Inc in Lisle, Ill. Video included.

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Baseball sluggers say: Pass Employee Free Choice

Twelve major league baseball players, including three playing in the World Series, have announced their support for the Employee Free Choice Act.

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Supreme Court upholds striking workers' rights in 10-year battle

HARTFORD, Conn. — After a 10-year battle, nursing home workers won a precedent-setting Supreme Court ruling this week.

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