Labor News

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Clevelanders meet to save the postal service

Opposing a right-wing, big business privatization drive, 100 union and community activists took part in a field hearing to save the publicly-run United States Postal Service.

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AFGE’s members plan 38 anti-privatization rallies coast to coast to boost VA

AFGE delegates vowed to fight for the agency: Serving the nation's veterans is "a sacred promise, a promise that will never be violated."

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Hospital workers in Vancouver, Wash. unionize to fight for their patients

Even the doctors are part of the bargaining unit at this small hospital in the Pacific Northwest.

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The struggle for LGBTQ workers’ rights continues

Pride at Work co-founder Nancy Wohlforth recalls how gay bartenders dumped bottles of Coors beer into the sewers; decades later, have things changed?

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The labor movement won't survive if it doesn't help Black women to thrive

Black women and girls are the future of labor, but they can't become leaders unless the unions have their backs.

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Years of organizing at CUNY yields wins for workers

Thousands of workers at the City University of New York's 24 campuses will see improvements in their pay and benefits.

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CWA’s Larson warns of post-election push for Trans-Pacific Pact

CWA's legislative director is urging his union's activists - and other unionists - to keep the pressure on lawmakers to vote against the TPP.

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Airport screeners seek more staff, better treatment

In the last five years, 100 million more passengers are flying, but the number of screeners has not kept up.

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Connecticut AFL-CIO: "We need an inclusion revolution"

"To restore our country, to make America great again, we need an inclusion revolution."

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Union leaders express outrage at Orlando massacre, sympathy for victims and families

"I don't know where to begin. Fifty dead, many more wounded, in the worst mass shooting in American history. I am sick and heartbroken."

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