Labor News

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Restaurant workers crash the “other” NRA’s trade show

Restaurant workers loudly cried in protest, "$2.13 is not the American Dream," at the National Restaurant Association's trade show.

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Nurses celebrate their day by protesting in Washington

Nurses support legislation to mandate minimum nurse-to-patient ratios and for full collective bargaining rights for nurses employed at the VA.

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For potato farmers, "organic" means hard labor

The organic food industry especially should hold itself to high standards for labor practices.

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New AFL-CIO report shows weaknesses in safety, health enforcement

Low fines and lack of jail terms for heads of firms that disobey or disregard safety provide little incentive for companies to obey the law.

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On Workers Memorial Day: The words of the dead

USW members who work for Marathon have gone without pay for nearly three months because they know what's at stake: Their lives.

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Eleven “must knows” about safety for Workers Memorial Day

Unions observe Workers Memorial Day to remember those who have suffered and died on the job and to renew our efforts for safe workplaces.

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OSHA sets high goals for National Safety Stand-Down event

In a follow-up to Workers Memorial Day, OSHA will stage the largest occupational safety event ever next month.

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The nation rallies today for $15 and a union!

Strikes, marches, and rallies are happening coast to coast today in hundreds of towns and cities.

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Drawing on California model, nurse staffing and advocacy bill introduced

"This legislation would improve patient care by establishing minimum nurse-to-patient ratios."

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Ohioans brave severe cold to back oil strikers

"For too long, these companies have gotten public support only to have them take advantage of the workers and their families, forcing overtime and unsafe staffing levels."

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