Labor News


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.


SEIU members: “When we fight, we win!”

They came from cities up and down the East Coast to show their unity and support for each other in ongoing contract struggles.


UAW members apparently reject FiatChrysler pact

A key issue in the rejection was the pact's apparent free hand to FiatChrysler to shift jobs between U.S. plants or to Mexico.


Silicon Valley labor, religion, community call for "disrupting inequality"

Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.


USW-ArcelorMittal steel talks to resume

"Steel jobs provide decent living wages and help support a lot of other jobs in the community; the company wants to take that away."




AFL-CIO's veep: With others unions can change the nation

"The union movement should join with others who are saying 'instead of building more prisons, we should be creating more jobs and offering more job training.'"


Fed up with “Walmart wages,” Alabama auto parts plant goes union

"Jobs in the auto industry helped build America's middle class, but today they are adding to the nation's low-wage crisis."


Labor communicators spotlight “uprising” in the South

"The movement for social and economic justice is growing faster in the South than anywhere else in the U.S."


LCLAA report advocates Latino organizing, workers centers

Labor's Council for Latin American Advancement is advocating "strategic investment" in organizing Latinos and more use and promotion of workers' centers.


Unions lobby lawmakers to prevent government shutdown

With another government shutdown looming, federal workers' unions are advising their members on how to cope with a sudden halt to their paychecks.

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