Labor News

“Winkler County nurses” win another victory

Whistle-blower nurses from Winkler County, Texas, won a victory with the conviction of County Sheriff Robert Roberts.

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Administration clashes with government workers

The Obama administration and the American Federation of Government Employees are clashing over collective bargaining rights for thousands of health care workers at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

Shop Talk: Organizing at Apple, winning bronze shoe

Apple workers are talking union, Wisconsin workers won a bronze shoe - and more.

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Workers, supporters cheer cheating contractor's downfall

A huge wage-theft case against a San Francisco Bay Area contractor almost reached the finish line May 26. One last chapter must still be written.

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Wisconsin judge kills anti-union law

The right-wing push to destroy unions in Wisconsin ran into a wall this morning.

Labor wins a few in Florida

"Working families, the unemployed and the impoverished faced numerous assaults in the continuing drive to make the rich richer," said the state AFL-CIO.

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Artists and screen actors take steps toward merging unions

The American Federation of Television and Radio Artists and the Screen Actors Guild took a step toward merging when AFTRA's board of directors met today by videoconference in Los Angeles and New York.

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Machinists confront corporate greed at Hamilton Sundstrand

Workers at Hamilton Sundstrand are fighting company plans to eliminate 214 Connecticut jobs this year, shrinking the unionized workforce by more than 20 percent.

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New Yorkers join in taking back May Day

The sun was shinning as 10,000 New Yorkers celebrated International Workers Day last Sunday, May 1.

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Workers take back May Day

Across the country on May 1, tens of thousands of workers, led by the presidents of the nation's largest unions, reclaimed May Day as an American holiday.

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