Labor News

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Union leader says Congressional rules block pro-worker bills

Unions and their allies must "connect the dots" between gummed-up congressional rules and the lack of legislation that helps workers, voters, women and their allies.

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CWA'S Cohen ties fight vs. income inequality to fight for democracy

"Corporations are people in America and can run orchestrated campaigns to destroy working people. That's what gets me mad!"

 

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Labor launches campaign to raise wages across America

We are declaring here and now that the labor movement is going to focus like a laser beam on raising wages for all American workers, union and non-union," AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka told reporters today.

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2013: Year of the bold new labor movement

This year organized labor joined with community, civil rights and other organizations and, together, they fashioned themselves into a new movement.

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San Francisco labor celebrates two heroic women workers

The public is invited to join the San Francisco Labor Council in celebrating two outstanding workers and mothers, Teresa Mina and Lupe Chavez, who have fought for their families and all immigrants, amazing true life stories that appears in a new book by David Bacon, "The Right to Stay Home."

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AFL-CIO launches ad campaign to press GOP on immigration reform

The fate of comprehensive immigration reform with a road map to citizenship that fully protects the rights of all workers is in the hands of House Republicans.

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The time is now for the rights of immigrants and all workers

The time for government action is now. In the days and weeks to come, labor and immigrant rights organizations will hold more dramatic actions.

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Calif. unions target Republicans on immigration reform

Thousands rallied outside the office of Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., in support of a comprehensive immigration policy.

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Immigration reform advocates speak out at AFL-CIO headquarters

People all over the U.S. must pressure the GOP-run U.S. House to approve comprehensive immigration reform.

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Union leaders and allies arrested at Capitol immigration protest

More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.

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