Labor News

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Labor to campaign for Obama in 2012

Organized labor will not allow a Republican to win the presidency, Michael Podherzer, the AFL-CIO's political director said.

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Unions warn about deceptive California ballot measure

Wealthy conservatives are behind a ballot initiative that would restrict unions' involvement in political campaigns.

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AFL-CIO creates SuperPAC in political revamp

The labor movement is seeking to expand its influence in the political arena beyond its own membership.

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CWA: “We’ve had no choice but to fight”

Carolyn Wade didn't go looking for a fight, but she's in the middle of a big one: some call it a war on workers.

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Peru's left candidate Humala wins presidency by a nose

Left-wing candidate Ollanta Humala of the "Gana Peru" coalition won by a nose over Keiko Fujimori, the daughter of disgraced strongman Alberto Fujimori.

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Recalls OK’d for three more Wis. GOP senators

The Republicans are facing the recalls because of their support for Gov. Walker's bill killing collective bargaining rights for public workers.

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AFL-CIO head: If you’re not supporting us we won’t support you

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka said he supports unions taking an independent political approach in their fight to build the power of workers.

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Wisconsin says: We will win this fight!

"We will win! We will win!" That was the chant of an exuberant crowd of over 150,000 from across the state and region that rocked the capitol grounds March 12th.

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Recall campaign opens new Wisconsin battlefront

50,000 people showed up March 5, surrounding the Wisconsin Capitol in a river of determination and a joyous celebration of solidarity.

Union elections ahead at United

The merger of Continental Airlines into Chicago-based United Airlines, creating the newest mega-carrier, will set off a round of union recognition elections among the combined carrier's 55,000 workers

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