Labor News

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Labor launches Forward Baltimore to register 10,000 voters

The campaign will bring out at least 75 percent of newly-registered voters in for the primary elections in April 2016.

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Buying elections, local style, in Chicago

The politicians "are marinated in money" says Steelworkers President Leo Gerard. 

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Steelworkers' Gerard rules out GOP presidential hopefuls

Steelworkers are known for their political savvy and impressive organizing around political and economic issues.

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Parade of presidential hopefuls make pitches to fire fighters

A parade of nine presidential hopefuls made their cases before more than 1,000 Fire Fighters.

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Senate GOP votes to kill NLRB union elections rule, Obama promises veto

By a 53-46 party-line vote, the GOP-run Senate voted to kill the NLRB's planned union elections rule update.

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Corporations using LA election to exert control over schools

The teachers' union, plus parents and community leaders, faced off against a powerful, well-financed challenge.

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Today in labor history: SNCC founder Julian Bond was born

Today people from around the country and globe are wishing the long time civil rights giant, Julian Bond, a very happy birthday.

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Big business again sues labor board over union election rules

Here we go again. Business groups are suing the National Labor Relations Board over the new union election rules it finalized in December.

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Labor 2014 celebrates Connecticut election victory

"When we stick together, we win together!" exclaimed Lori Pelletier at a pre-Thanksgiving celebration dinner for Labor 2014 volunteers.

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South Bay labor charts course for post-election struggles

Despite setbacks, the mood at the meeting of the South Bay Labor Council was positive: "We need to advance our own agenda," regardless of who is in the mayor's seat.

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