Labor News


Trumka: AFL-CIO presidential endorsement unlikely before first two state contests

Trumka was caustic about Trump's constant anti-immigrant and anti-Latino stands. He also criticized two other GOP hopefuls.


Machinists endorse Clinton

Machinist leaders unanimously endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, making IAM the second union to do so.


Here's why the Nurses Union endorsed Bernie Sanders over Clinton

Sanders knows his campaign is not about him; it's about all of us, and it will take all of us to change the course of history. It's time to start now.


Add Chris Christie – again – to the list of union-bashers

Add New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to the lengthening list of GOP presidential hopefuls who are open and vocal union-bashers.


Hillary Clinton pledges to push Employee Free Choice

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton supports comprehensive labor law reform, and she says she really means it.


AFL-CIO leaders push presidential candidates on labor’s Raising Wages Agenda

"It's a sign of the times and how important the fight is that five major presidential candidates would come here in a 24-hour period."


Top union leader describes GOP presidential hopefuls as money-grubbing

"Americans deserve better than mean-spirited, self-serving politicians."


Presidential candidates knocking at labor’s door this week

The AFL-CIO hopes to lay out a strategy to unite workers across the country behind its Raising Wages Agenda and behind a broad program of progressive action.


Clinton, Sanders meet top union leaders

The two leading Democratic presidential contenders met behind closed doors with top union leaders to talk positions and strategy.


Jeb cracks the whip: work longer and harder!

Jeb Bush, a boy born to wealth and privilege, lectured last week that Americans should work longer hours.

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