Labor News


High court tackles four important cases involving workers, unions

The U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to drastically rewrite not just labor law, but working conditions in the U.S.



Workers unite across the nation in the Fight for 15

"Before I started with Fight for 15, the management would scream and degrade us in front of people; now they actually treat us with respect."


PW in the streets: Do fast food workers deserve $15?

People's World took it to the streets, asking the question, "Do fast food workers deserve $15 an hour and the right to unionize?"


Fight for $15 comes to Palm Coast, Florida

In one of Florida's newer retiree communities, activists rallied in support of the national day of action for Fight for $15. 


Thousands across the nation march in “Fight For 15 NOW!” picketlines

"It is important to raise the wages for all of us: on payday workers may be able to pay the rent but can't pay for food."


Fast food workers wage biggest-ever strike Nov. 10

Fast-food workers will wage their biggest-ever strike Tuesday - one year from Election Day - with walkouts hitting a record 270 cities from Detroit to Denver. 


Campaign exposes widespread abuses of poultry industry workers

Poultry workers in the United States suffer high rates of injury, earn poverty level wages and work in a climate of fear.


Rallies for $15 minimum wage to be held nationwide November 10

Polls show that Americans support raising the minimum wage - in recent years 14 states have done so.


Survey: Health care premiums continue to outpace inflation and wages

The survey confirms what most workers already feel: Health care costs are gobbling up more and more of their wages.


Labor launches new measures to wipe out unequal pay for women

The labor federation is launching measures to wipe out pay inequality based on gender, and to guarantee that all workers have paid family and sick leave and fair scheduling.

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