Labor News

Farmworkers take plea to government

Carolina farmers perpetrate lousy working conditions in the state's fields, and the state Labor Department looks the other way.

Taxi workers win full AFL-CIO charter

The National Taxi Workers Alliance made history when it officially became a full member of the nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO.

Unions lobby for teachers and first responders

Carmen Morales, RN, a nurse practitioner from Bakersfield, Calif., brought a message to Kevin McCarthy - who happens to be the GOP majority whip.

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Armored vehicle operators form union, demand respect

The union's slogan is "United we bargain, divided we beg."

Arbitrator to two metal workers' unions: merge

A neutral arbitrator ordered the presidents of the Sheet Metal Workers and the United Transportation Union to resume talks on implementing the planned merger of the two unions, by Oct. 25.

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Eugene Debs: March together, vote together, fight together

Union organizer and strike leader, spellbinding orator, founder of the Socialist Party of America, five times a candidate for president, Eugene ­ Debs was all that and more.

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Jobs, not cuts! Unions join Occupy Chicago

CHICAGO - Unions and community groups organized a rousing finish to a week of actions on jobs and corporate greed.

First Mexican trucking firm allowed over all U.S. roads flunks

The first Mexican trucking firm given tentative approval to have its trucks roll over all U.S. roads has flunked.

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G20 finance minsters face growing public anger

The ITUC is calling for the G20 and the IMF to support a three-step response to the mounting debt burden.

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Autoworkers negotiate with “wind in their face”

The United Auto Workers union has now completed its negotiations with the domestic auto companies.

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