Labor News

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-portworkers520323.jpg

Los Angeles-Long Beach port truckers again forced to strike

Short-haul truckers at the nation's largest port again had to strike over terrible working conditions and employer exploitation.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-changewalmart530x290.jpg

Walmart fueling hunger crisis in America

Just nine days before workers are planning Black Friday protests at more than 1,000 Walmarts, the country's largest employer is contributing to the hunger crisis in the United States.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-keep6day.jpg

Postal unions plan national protests vs. closings

The nation's four postal employee unions are uniting for the Nov. 14 protest against planned Jan. 2015 shutdown of 82 more distribution centers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-philteachers520x314.jpg

Injunction halts action against Philly teachers contract

At stake in this whiplash fight to fund public education is whether the SRC can abrogate the contract with the PFT, imposing its terms.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-dontplaychicken.jpg

Yuck! What’s on my chicken?

"USDA's plan will reduce the federal inspection process to a mere rubber stamp." The "USDA has pushed through its dirty chicken rule."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-workingwalmartmoms520x2-8.jpg

Walmart moms demand better pay and protections for women workers

They have a list of changes the company must make to ensure that the women who are key to profits are not living in poverty or putting their health at risk.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-paidsickdaysnow520x300.jpg

Oregon anti-labor groups try to kill paid sick leave

What seemed to be a win for the growing national campaign for local paid sick leave laws has turned into a battle royal between the city and Lake County.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-gerardatuswconvention520x400.jpg

USW rolls out platform, denounces greedy forces out to destroy workers

Delegates adopted a multi-point action platform for coming years to battle what President Gerard called "shrewd, greedy and powerful" forces out to destroy workers.

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-truckerfatigue300x520.jpg

Teamsters battle senator’s scheme to lengthen truckers’ hours behind the wheel

"We cannot afford to add to driver fatigue by rolling back hours-of-service regulations, which were carefully crafted over the course of more than two decades."

assets/Uploads/_resampled/CroppedImage100100-local98photo.aug8.jpg

The doctor will see you now at Plumbers Local 98's union hall

Plumbers Local 98 has joined those forward-thinking building trades unions on the cutting edge that take control of their healthcare challenges.

1 2 3 4 518