Labor News


Survey: Health care premiums continue to outpace inflation and wages

The survey confirms what most workers already feel: Health care costs are gobbling up more and more of their wages.

Why Missouri's assisted healthcare system is sick

 I've witnessed healthcare workers in a suffocating environment that is dubious from start to finish. 


Spectrum nursing home workers mark year on strike

Hundreds of representatives from labor and community organizations poured out last Saturday in support of Spectrum Health nursing home workers.


Foundry workers strike to save their healthcare

A strike yesterday of over 450 workers in one of the largest foundries on the west coast brought production to a halt Sunday night, at Pacific Steel Castings.


Hartford workers win back pay

Ten years after being locked out by their employer, union workers at Avery Heights Nursing Home began receiving checks totaling $2.55 million in a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) settlement. The case has important implications for workers everywhere.