Labor News


SEIU endorses Hillary Clinton

The SEIU board voted on Nov. 17 to endorse former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination. 


Sanders, O’Malley urge Mass. IKEA to recognize union

Workers at the IKEA warehouse in Stoughton, Mass., were forced to strike on Nov. 16.


Trumka kicks off anti-TPP drive at town hall meeting in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is the site of the first presidential primary next year, and the TPP has already become an issue on the campaign trail.


American Postal Workers union endorses Bernie Sanders

"Politics as usual has not worked. It's time for a political revolution."


AFL-CIO’s largest union endorses Clinton

"AFSCME members want a candidate who is committed to fixing our out-of-balance economy and raising incomes for working people."


Nurses, at New Orleans gathering, reaffirm backing for Sanders

"I am incredibly proud that there is finally a candidate speaking to the values I've held my whole life," said one worker.


Labor questionnaires show Dem hopefuls agree on many major issues

Clinton and Sanders largely agree on issues ranging from labor law reform to rebuilding infrastructure to changing education law.


National Education Association endorses Clinton, draws flack

The endorsement came after Clinton - and only Clinton - addressed the NEA's board for an hour and a half. 


Clinton courts Carpenters leaders

Carpenters president Douglas McCarron introduced Clinton as "the next president of the United States."


Letter carriers to choose between Sanders and Clinton

The Letter Carriers endorsement is important, as the union has members in every state in the U.S., plus Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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