Labor News

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Workers remain solid one year into fight against Verizon

"It's not just about CWA and IBEW any more - it's about one union fighting a greedy company."

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Michigan attorney general: ā€œCollective bargaining initiative unconstitutional!ā€

Given the hyper-partisan climate in Michigan's state capitol, this shouldn't surprise anyone.

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Unions: The folks who brought you summer vacations!

These avid outdoors folk speak about the importance of their union job, which allows them the financial resources and the vacation time to go hunting and fishing.

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Steelworkers push for jobs plank in Dem platform

A program to revitalize U.S. manufacturing should be put into the Democratic Party platform this fall, two Steelworker activists told the party's platform committee.

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Jobless rate virtually unchanged in July

At July's rate, it would take more than eight years to get back to full employment.

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AFL-CIO: Prosperity requires stronger labor laws

Strengthening labor law is part of a comprehensive plan for shared prosperity the AFL-CIO Executive Council endorsed last week.

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Union fights scheme to privatize NYC parking meters

If New York's 90,000 meters are sold, private owners would reap profits for years while the city would be left with an annual $150 million revenue hole for decades.

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Report: Public sector cuts kill private jobs, too

Public sector job cuts are politically motivated, orchestrated by the Republicans and disproportionately hurting women and minorities.

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Maritime unions, industry join forces to save jobs

Maritime unions and the U.S. industry joined forces to try to reverse a last-minute provision inserted in the new highway-mass transit law.

Peugeot to sacrifice workers for profit

Philippe Varin's decision to cut 8,000 jobs and close a factory in France has rightly provoked shock and outrage.

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