The Obama administration tells congressional Republicans, biggest backers of so-called "free trade" treaties, they must restore trade aid for workers who lost their jobs to imports.
AT&T's purchase of T-Mobile could open the way for unionization of the thousands of T-Mobile workers who have been denied a voice on the job.
Next in the "rising tide of world labor protest" file comes the September 29 labor actions in Europe.
New York City union members converged outside United Parcel Service's midtown Manhattan office Sept. 1 for an informational picket line on labor rights issues in Turkey.
Forty union members from the U.S. went to the climate change talks in Copenhagen to give world leaders the working class view on saving the planet.
In South Africa, a highly successful AIDS program is led by a union.
American union members joined workers from the French union federationto demonstrate against Molex Inc in Lisle, Ill. Video included.
India's more than one million-strong unionized bank employees went on strike, Aug. 6, led by United Forum of Bank Unions or UFBU.
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic — A delegation of Haitian unionists met in Santo Domingo July 1-2 with unionists from the informal sector of the working people of the Dominican Republic.
MALANG CITY, East Java, Indonesia (ILO Online) — The global economic and social crisis has shuttered the dreams of a better life and income of many migrant workers. But ...