Labor News


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.


Groundbreaking report confirms that Latinos in unions are better off

One of the most striking findings: On average, Latinos that belong to a union earn $11,544 more than non-unionized Latinos. 


Unionists lobby to restore, strengthen Voting Rights Act

"We care about workers' rights, which are in a shambles and are a disgrace, but we can't win these fights if 30 million people can't vote."


Clinton courts Carpenters leaders

Carpenters president Douglas McCarron introduced Clinton as "the next president of the United States."


Letter carriers to choose between Sanders and Clinton

The Letter Carriers endorsement is important, as the union has members in every state in the U.S., plus Puerto Rico, Guam and the U.S. Virgin Islands.


Millions of union members to get wage hikes this year

"This country is having an important debate about raising wages and tackling income inequality."


Report: To succeed, labor must be authentically inclusive

"Black workers have been, for the working class as a whole, the canary in the mine."


In Colombia, it’s killer Coke the union must fight

For decades Coca Cola has abused and even killed workers who want better lives. 

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