Labor News

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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?"

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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. 

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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."

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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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