Labor News


Maryland elected officials decry Safeway supermarket’s corporate greed

"We built a union, the company's moving out to get rid of it. It's an example of the redistribution of wealth from workers to the corporate class."


Graduate students at private universities rally for union rights

The students say they plan to continue to rally and build coalition until their status as skilled laborers is recognized.


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.


Restaurant work abuse: an unpalatable plate

So what can you the consumer do to help end restaurant worker abuses?


Court says Caterpillar must admit union inspector

"The company wanted to tell the workers the union can't do a damn thing for you."


AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."


UAW could strike Fiat-Chrysler at 11:59 p.m. tonight

UAW workers overwhelmingly rejected the tentative agreement UAW leadership had previously reached with Fiat-Chrysler.


Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.


Trumka on opposing Pacific Trade Pact: “It’s not just us"

Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.


Communications Workers, Teamsters reach tentative pact for 15,000 at American Airlines

The CWA and the Teamsters reached a tentative first contract for 15,000 passenger services agents at American Airlines.

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