Labor News

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Detroit needs jobs, not emergency managers

"We don't need an emergency manager; we need someone to help manage our emergency."

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Missouri may become latest Right-to-Work (for less) state

If Republican lawmakers get their way, Missouri may become the 25th state in the nation to impose a so-called 'Right-to-Work' law.

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Elections have consequences: “Right to work” is one of them

The GOP majority in the Pennsylvania state capitol in Harrisburg is pushing a so-called "right-to-work" law in the Quaker State.

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Germans say Americans need “attitude shift” about work

Remaking the U.S. workforce to make it more competitive in the 21st century will take an attitude shift by companies, students, and their parents.

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Harkin, Senate Labor Committee chairman, to retire

Senate Labor Committee Chairman Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, said on Jan. 26 that he would not seek re-election next year.

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Unionists flood Capitol, demand jobs not cuts

The fly-in preceded dozens of rallies and events planned nationwide around the same theme, starting Dec. 1, according to an AFL-CIO website.

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Domestic workers, invisible no more

Until recently, the situation of domestic workers - nannies, caregivers, housecleaners, etc. - has largely stayed below the radar.

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Labor wins key ballot initiatives

Referendums in various states can be useful measures of public attitudes on important issues.

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Trumka urges white working-class men to back Warren in Mass.

Using unusually strong language, AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka waded into the neck-and-neck Massachusetts U.S. Senate.

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Letter carriers campaign to save postal service

With Congress home for a two-week Easter-Passover recess, the Letter Carriers and other postal unions have seized the opportunity to campaign.

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