Labor News

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High court upholds Seattle’s $15 minimum wage ordinance

The U.S. Supreme Court has handed a judicial win - even if only in one big city - to the "Fight for 15 and a union" movement.

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Striking Verizon workers introduce virtual picket line

The 39,000 striking Verizon workers are introducing a new facet to the worker-boss struggle.

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Temp workers increasingly at risk of dying on the job

"Contract workers are most frequently assigned to the most hazardous jobs, and employers are not meeting their legal obligations to provide safe working conditions."

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Indiana Carrier plant workers take their case directly to UTC shareholders

Members of USW Local 1999 will take the fight to save their jobs to the streets with a march and rally at the Indiana State Capitol. 

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Low-paid workers stage another mass walkout

The protests attracted hundreds of thousands of people in 320 cities, including unionists who back the low-paid workers. 

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Verizon working families strike for better workplace

After months of negotiations with the telecommunications giant, they've decided to take a stand to create a better workplace.

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Verizon giveback demands force 39,000 on East Coast out on strike

"Verizon made $39 billion in profits over the last three years, but the company is still insisting on givebacks that would devastate our jobs."

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NLRB rules Unite Here won vote at Trump Las Vegas casino

"We voted for a union so we could negotiate a fair contract with Mr. Trump."

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Minneapolis resumes march towards paid sick leave law, as Vermont enacts one

After a pause for a city-mandated study, Minneapolis has resumed its march towards enacting a paid sick and family leave law.

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What’s the value of this man’s work?

His name is Kwaku Agyeman, and he has a job pushing wheelchairs for airport passengers who otherwise would have a hard time getting around.

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