Labor News

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Labor takes fight against the right into the courts

Labor's fight against the radical Right isn't just occurring in the streets or at the ballot box. Unions are challenging the Right Wing's schemes in court, too.

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Union victory is sweet, says Piedmont Airlines worker (video)

In this video, Piedmont Airlines ramp worker Abdur Dilal tells the more than 1,100 delegates and guests at the Communications Workers convention about the hard-fought campaign to win a union.

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Unionists say America needs collective bargaining

"Our challenge is to build a movement that restores the American Dream," said Communications Workers of America President Larry Cohen.

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It's union time at America's airports!

After a ten-year struggle, 40,000 workers at 450 airports across the nation are celebrating today after choosing the AFGE as their union and sole bargaining agent.

 

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Texas AFL-CIO meet was bright spot in dark sky

Labor leaders in Texas came together to renew the call for jobs, livable wages, human services and democratic reforms for state workers and workers across the nation.

Union strength grows at Illinois universities

University employees and students in Chicago and at colleges throughout Illinois are stepping up union campaigns and ready to strike for their collective bargaining rights.

Oklahoma repeals collective bargaining for city workers

Oklahoma is expected to pass a measure that would repeal the rights of non-uniformed state employees to bargain for their wages and working conditions.

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Drive opens to repeal union-busting Ohio law

Tens of thousands of petitions are hitting the streets of Ohio to repeal Senate Bill 5, a drastic union-busting law led by the Republican-controlled state legislature and signed by Gov. John Kasich.

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Unionbusters target crews that run Washington’s ferry boats

The ferry system in Washington is a beloved mode of travel, a throwback to simpler times, renowned for safe, reliable service, yet lawmakers are trying to strip  ferry workers of their collective bargaining rights.

Labor law enforcer: “I’m not dead yet!”

Collective bargaining remains one of the few effective ways to preserve the American middle class, the chair of the National Labor Relations Board says.

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