Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-uaw520x390.jpg

Michigan autoworkers gear up for Nov. 4 elections

The union expects that anger over Republican anti-union legislation will help drive large numbers of people to the polls.

Lorain, Ohio unions elect independent slate

The election report to delegates at the Central Labor Council (CLC), in this union-dense Ohio home of the state's largest steel and auto manufacturing facilities, was one of a different type this November.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-Marc-Bukszar-Ohio.jpg

Steelworker runs for Ohio council seat

BROOKLYN, Ohio - When Republicans in the Ohio legislature passed Senate Bill 5, designed to wipe out public workers' pensions, in 2011, it was personal for young Marc Bukszar.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-support520x310.jpg

Strongsville teachers strike for quality education

Hundreds of teachers and supporters - joined by teachers from other parts of the state - demonstrated in front of the board of education building.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-unionsportsalliance520x300.jpg

Largest union sportsman’s event in Ohio highlights conservation project

The Pipefitter's Hall was packed, over 500 folks filing in for what was the eighth in a series of Union Sportsmen's Alliance public events.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-uswrotek450x300.jpg

Steelworkers forced out at Rotek

Members of USW Local 8565 are picketing Rotek, Inc. protesting the company's unilateral implementation of a contract slashing wages 20-30 percent as well as deep cuts in benefits.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-ohio-workers.jpg

Some see “right to work” fight coming to Ohio

Referendum petitions continue to circulate in Ohio in an effort to put a so-called right-to-work initiative on the state ballot.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-huskylimastrike520x300.jpg

Ohio refinery strikers: "We're fighting for families"

Two hundred thirty members of USW Local 624 have been on strike since May at the Husky Energy refinery, mainly over family issues.

 

 

 

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-badnafta520x300.jpg

Hoffa and Brown try to put brakes on Pacific trade pact

With the Obama administration moving ahead with negotiations with Pacific Rim nations, Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Teamsters President James Hoffa teamed up.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-auto-lite.jpg

The Battle of Toledo

Today in labor history: On May 23, 1934 workers in Toledo Ohio, overcame police and company strike breaking efforts.

1 2 3 4 5 6