Labor News

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Presidential hopefuls on so-called 'free trade' pacts

Defeating anti-worker trade pacts is a key plank in organized labor's Raise The Wage campaign: Labor is not against trade but it's against unfair trade the pacts create.

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Nation’s top labor leader calls Trump an “anti-American bigot”

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka challenged Donald Trump's appeal to working class voters.

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Labor tackles the problem of union members voting for Trump

"Without a countervailing pull of authentic engagement, the appeal of right wing rhetoric will continue."

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Labor Spotlight: "My work speaks louder than other peoples' opinions do."

An interview with Theresa King, the first woman ever to be elected as President of the Florida Building and Construction Trades.

 

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While violating worker rights, Trump takes Las Vegas

Participants in the Republican caucuses ignored Trump's violation of worker rights and gave him a double-digit victory.

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Some 23 unions announce support for Clinton

"Secretary Clinton has proven herself as a fighter and champion working people and their families need in the White House."

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Nurses union says for them it’s Sanders all the way

RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the National Nurses Union, said that for her union, for now at least, it's "Bernie or Bust."

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Labor leaders say unions will unite behind one candidate in 2016

The federation is holding off on an endorsement at this time while some of its unions work for Clinton and others for Sanders. 

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AFL-CIO holding off on presidential endorsement

However, major unions that are part of the federation have already endorsed Clinton while others have come out for Sanders.

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Union workers for…Trump?

Have Donald Trump's promises played like the sound of music to the ears of American workers?

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