Labor News

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Illinois nuclear plant locks out 200 steelworkers

More than 200 workers were on the picket line last week in Metropolis, Ill., after their employer, Honeywell International, locked them out of their jobs, June 28.

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Grad student union reaches agreement with UIC

Graduate students at the University of Illinois win a contract agreement they have been fighting for since August 2009.

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San Francisco hotel workers hold two-day ‘siege’

SAN FRANCISCO - The giant hotel corporations that dominate this city's top hotels may think they can hide behind the current economic crisis to force workers to accept a contract full of takeaways.

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HomeGoods /TJX workers rally for union contract

Hundreds of HomeGoods / TJX workers with their families and supporters rallied at the company's distribution center here on March 10 to demand a fair contract to improve wages and health insurance benefits.

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Historic union contract signed at Foxwoods

"We have voted and we now have a contract!" exclaimed a game-table dealer and member of UAW Local 2121 at Foxwoods Resort Casino.

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Houston janitors rally for union contract

Houston janitors and supporters rally at their "contract convention," setting the scene to win increased wages and benefits.

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