Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-AmyDean.jpg

Amy Dean: Labor must build "to challenge power"

To re-build the American labor movement we “can’t use the same tired old strategies and tactics,” Amy B. Dean told union members and community activists here at the Friends of the People’s World 7th Annual ‘Working Class Media & Democracy’ forum.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-greenjobsnow520x306.jpg

Trumka: more jobs solve deficit crisis

WASHINGTON (PAI) - AFL-CIO President Richard L. Trumka is strongly reiterating the position that creation of more jobs will increase revenues and thus solve the nation's deficit and debt crisis.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-labor527x300.jpg

Bad news for workers: Kline hates EFCA, opposes tougher OSHA penalties

WASHINGTON (PAI) - John Kline, the Republican who will take over the House Education and Labor Committee next year, hates the Employee Free Choice Act and opposes tougher penalties for job safety and health violations.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-wagetheft3.jpg

Workers fight back vs. wage theft

Low wage workers and their supporters gathered on the steps of San Francisco  City Hall Nov. 18 to mark the National Day of Action Against Wage Theft.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-strike4.jpg

Picket line chants tell worker's stories

Health care workers at four Spectrum nursing homes in Connecticut who have been on strike since April 15 hold a rally.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-WagesCartoon520x312.jpg

Republicans target labor

Before the dust had settled on the 2010 elections, the Chamber of Commerce, the corporate-secret-donor political action committees and the far right began to move into attack mode against the labor movement. After all, they expect a good return on the hundreds of millions of dollars they spent buying Congress.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-RepublicanBoehner520x395.jpg

Shop Talk - Hollywood, jobs and jail

Stubborn joblessness persists, Piedmont goes union, AFSCME Prez to retire, Iranian bus drivers jailed, Stop stringing us along!, Hyatt housekeepers sue in 12 cities, A win for dealers at Wynn Casino, AFTRA, SAG reach agreements, Paul names anti-union big-wig.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-stressedout520x300.jpg

Stress at work can make you sick!

PEORIA, Ill. (PAI) - A third of U.S. workers feel often or always stressed by their jobs, and such jobs cause not only mental problems, but also physical and even financial woes - for employers as well as for workers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ROC-workers.jpg

Restaurant workers celebrate “first birthday”

Instead of treating the day as a reminder of twelve months without a final victory, striking workers  celebrated unity and solidarity - with a birthday party.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-BayBridge.jpg

Lame-duck Congress must act on jobs, union leaders say

The Laborers Union is urging an outpouring of e-mail messages demanding passage of the Surface Transportation Act to put thousands back to work.

1 2 3 4 5 642