Labor News

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Immigrant bus drivers allege racial discrimination, labor law violations

Somali and Oromo bus drivers have filed charges against two Twin Cities bus companies.

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Think about immigration like a nurse

If the nurse fears that if they check her documents she'll lose her job or worse, she likely won't have to think a long time before signing that union card.

 

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Taxi drivers of the back 40

At the St. Louis airport, the Back 40 isn't part of a ranch. It's the nickname taxi drivers give to a big parking lot just up the road.

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"La Bestia" victims call for immigration reform

Hernández lost his left leg and arm and part of his right hand when he fell from the top of a moving freight train while trying to reach the U.S.  - he was desperate.

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Netroots Nation delegates discussed unions' role in progressive causes

Unionists at the confab included a large delegation from the CWA, a former top Unite Here activist, and AFL-CIO officials Liz Shuler and Tefere Gebre.

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Labor steps up its crusade for undocumented workers

"We see 20 percent of our workforce being deported; half of Texas' construction workers are undocumented."

 

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Trumka to Senators: Immigration reform must include pathway to citizenship

"For far too long, our rigged immigration system has allowed employers to drive down wages and working conditions in our country."

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AFL-CIO urges Obama to promote human rights on both sides of the border

Trumka called on Obama to prioritize protecting human rights, addressing public corruption and impunity, reducing growing inequality and building shared prosperity.

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Union leaders and immigrants’ rights advocates: new trade pacts disastrous

Implementation of new "free trade" pacts, and specifically the TPP between the U.S. and 11 other Pacific Rim nations, could lead to mass unemployment in Latin America.

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Union leader says Congressional rules block pro-worker bills

Unions and their allies must "connect the dots" between gummed-up congressional rules and the lack of legislation that helps workers, voters, women and their allies.

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