Labor News


Arizonans fight to keep their mail coming (with video)

Hundreds of passing drivers honked in solidarity with 200 postal workers and community supporters' who rallied here Sunday afternoon to "save the Postal Service." 


Rank and file longshore leader honored at memorial

The South African government honored longtime International Longshore and Warehouse Union activist Leo Robinson with its Nelson Mandela Humanitarian Award.


Governor calls unions the voice of American workers

"We live in a time in which more and more capital is concentrated in fewer and fewer hands," Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon told union delegates at the AFL-CIO Labor Legislative Conference.


SF Symphony strikers protest out-of-tune execs

SAN FRANCISCO - Tired of prolonged stalling by management, over 100 musicians of the San Francisco Symphony - one of the country's top symphony orchestras - entered the second week of a strike with a March 21 protest.


A union leader goes on a crusade for democracy

A top Communications Workers official has taken the union's democracy crusade to the good-government group Common Cause.


Workers to Hyatt: Put housekeeper on board of directors

Housekeepers will convene here tonight to nominate one of their own to sit on the hotel's board of directors.


Union leaders like Obama’s choice for labor secretary

A top union leader who worked closely with Thomas Perez, President Obama's nominee to be the nation's next Secretary of Labor, says Perez can bring labor and progressive firms together.


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.


L.A. healthcare security workers demonstrate

"No contract, no peace!" chanted over fifty demonstrators from SEIU/USWW (Service Employees International Union/United Service Workers West) here Mar. 12.


Chicago unions go to bat for immigration reform

Chicago's labor movement turned out in force yesterday to declare support for immediate reform of immigration law.

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