Labor News

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Union leader calls Ryan budget a monster out to maul government workers

"What's another term for an insatiable monster hell-bent on savagely devouring everything in its sight?  The Ryan Budget."

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Postal unions sign cooperation pact, prepare for joint April 24 actions

The target will be schemes to cut postal services, end Saturday pickup and delivery, and fire or let go by attrition hundreds of thousands of workers.

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Union leaders slam federal budget deal

Union leaders say it unfairly hits the nation's two million federal workers - who have borne the brunt of prior budget cuts.

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Trumka warns Dems: stick by Social Security, Medicare

LAS VEGAS - AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka has put lawmakers on notice to stick by Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid or face labor opposition at the polls next year.

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Fire Fighter leader blasts hypocritical politicians

The nation's politicians, from the federal government on down to city halls, are hypocritical in praising Fire Fighters and other first responders, then cutting public safety budgets.

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Union leaders critical of Obama’s budget blueprint

Union leaders are criticizing President Obama's $3.78 trillion federal budget and spending blueprint for the fiscal year starting Oct. 1.

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Workers say city services are vital to public safety

 City workers gathered in front of City Hall April 2 with a message for City Council members starting to discuss a new two-year budget.

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Sequester cuts mean idle planes, poultry plants and VA offices, says AFGE

Some 250 AFGE members and supporters rallied outside Republican U.S. Senator Roy Blunt's office in St. Louis, March 20, to protest the $85 billion in across-the-board cuts to vital social services and the military, known as sequestration.

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Gov’t. workers: Cuts would trigger new recession

Automatic budget cuts would have a devastating impact on vital services all over the country.

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Immigration reform a top goal for Auto Workers

Declaring, "We are a union of immigrants," Auto Workers President Bob King elevated immigration reform to a top spot on the UAW's lobbying agenda.

 

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