Labor News

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Campaign demands more funding for reentry programs

Supporters of the 50 percent for Jobs not Jails campaign rallied at the Alameda County Administration Building in Oakland Jan. 20.

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Time to close Wall Street’s “Retirement Advice” loophole

Wall Street brokers and financial firms that provide retirement investment advice can drain away thousands of dollars of hard-earned savings from a single retirement account.

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Delta flight attendants file for IAM representation

Nearly 12,000 Delta Air Lines flight attendants have signed authorization cards seeking union representation by the Machinists.

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A steelworker’s thoughts on “democracy”

The fight for democracy is central to all of our struggles. However, these struggles are separated from the issue of "who controls the wealth" only at our ultimate peril!

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Teamsters blast green light allowing Mexican trucks roll nationwide

The Teamsters are blasting an Obama administration Transportation Department green light to let all Mexican trucks roll over every U.S. road.

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Attacks on workers expected to follow pattern set in Missouri

"Paycheck deception" legislation, which its right-wing backers disguise as "paycheck protection" is another ALEC/corporate brainstorm.

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‘Big Tent’ news conference shows big opposition to Fast Track, TPP

CWA is part of a 100-group coalition that is fighting back against Fast Track, and the next 100 days are critical. 

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Panelists at wage summit propose practical steps to raise wages

A panel of workers, a Laborer-turned-big-city mayor, a small business owner and others proposed practical moves for taking labor's "Raise The Wages," campaign nationwide.

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Raising wages agenda rolled out at AFL-CIO summit

The nation's largest labor federation, the AFL-CIO, rolled out here today its first- ever Raising Wages agenda.

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Sen. Harkin closes career with demand that lawmakers give workers ‘opportunity’

Closing his 40-year career on Capitol Hill, retiring Senate Labor Committee chairman Tom Harkin challenged his colleagues to give workers and all other people in the U.S. opportunity.

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