Labor News

House GOP blasts Obama NLRB appointments

Republicans on the highly partisan House Education and the Workforce Committee blasted President Obama's recess appointments to the NLRB.

Union leaders say ”right to work” will boomerang in Indiana

Indiana became the nation's 23rd "Right to Work" state. Union leaders blasted the legislation, and predicted it'll boomerang at the ballot box this fall.

Educators tell labor board: Restore our rights

Graduate assistants and teaching assistants at New York University want their union rights back.

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Biden: GOP doesn’t understand middle class

Most of his speech alternated between jabs at GOP leaders, and defense of the Obama administration's actions.

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GOP forces anti-labor provisions into transport bills

That rewrite, an attempt to end a fight over union recognition votes at airlines and railroads, ended up leaving workers and their unions with the short end of the stick.

Thousands join picket lines at Kaiser Permanente’s California hospitals

Thousands of workers at Kaiser Permanente facilities across California marched on picket lines.

Union membership up slightly, despite attacks

Membership in unions increased by 49,000 from 2010 to 2011, including 15.000 new members in the 16 to 24-year-old range.

Workers brave cold to lobby lawmakers on "right-to-work" danger

Members from turning out to Champlin City Hall to learn more about a coming threat: a proposed "right to work" amendment to the Minnesota constitution.

Tentative agreement could end West Coast longshore battle

The tentative agreement may defuse a tense standoff as the Longview dockworkers wage a valiant battle to defend their jobs.

Ignoring public opinion, Indiana Senate approves “right to work”

Despite mass opposition to the so-called right to work bill, the Indiana State Senate yesterday approved the measure.

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