Labor News


UBB mine disaster: Blankenship trial's end at hand

In a surprising move the defense team for accused coal criminal, Don Blankenship, rested its case Nov. 16 without presenting any witnesses.


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."


Walmart workers to fast 15 days at Walton family homes

On Nov. 20 #Fastfor15 will mobilize outside of the Walton home in NYC, and on Nov. 24h, outside the Walton home in California.


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."


Report details retirement insecurity for workers, decadent pensions for CEOs

It results from the persistent demand by CEOs that all wealth get deposited in their pockets.


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.


Fifty professors arrested at City University of New York protest

"The future of our students' education is at stake. Our action today is part of a long struggle for racial and educational justice."

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