Labor News


Labor sin fruto

Los californianos necesitan una perspectiva más realista sobre la mano de obra agrícola.

You are the news: Readers we need your eyes and ears

The newspaper of America’s working class needs eyes and ears in every workplace and every community. In the time-honored tradition of working-class journalism, the People’s Weekly World actively solicits input from workers and our allies everywhere.

Labor movement continues to develop in China

The Communist Party of China has just ended its annual central committee meeting, vowing to rebuild and renew its public health system and other social safety nets. It also emphasized efforts to improve education and raise the living standards for workers while narrowing the income gap between city and countryside


Sacramento clergy support Hotel Workers Rising

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — On Oct.19, four clergymen, representing Catholic, Protestant and Jewish faiths, tried to deliver a statement called “On Hospitality and Human Dignity” signed by 47 local Catholic, Protestant, Jewish and Muslim clerics to the management of the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento.

Miners death brings this year's total to 42

Some 100 union coal miners jammed the Mine Safety and Health Administration district office in Morgantown, W.Va., Oct. 24. They demanded stepped up enforcement of safety laws, oxygen packs and other equipment, and more mine inspectors. They also protested President Bush’s appointment of a coal operator to head the federal mine safety agency.