Labor News

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Steel job layoffs highlight need for new trade, infrastructure policies

Over the past year, U.S. Steel has announced hundreds of layoffs in its workforce across the country. 

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Teachers lead wave of strikes and job actions in Chicago

April 1 is likely to go down in history as unions and community organizations representing people from all walks of life stage strikes and actions from one end of the city to the other.

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Layoffs continue as newspaper workers continue fight for fair wages, job security

"They've been treating the workforce like something they can just ignore."

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Labor Spotlight: "My work speaks louder than other peoples' opinions do."

An interview with Theresa King, the first woman ever to be elected as President of the Florida Building and Construction Trades.

 

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Labor leaders say unions will unite behind one candidate in 2016

The federation is holding off on an endorsement at this time while some of its unions work for Clinton and others for Sanders. 

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Justice Dept. to prosecutors: Tackle job safety crimes, other abuses

The point is to make violations of job safety more costly to errant companies, hopefully deterring the firms from breaking the law in the first place.

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Cruz out to save souls, not to create jobs

In Des Moines, Iowa, it was much more like a fundamentalist Christian revival meeting than a political rally.

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Workers tell Los Angeles: Stop job discrimination!

LA Black workers and anti wage theft activists have joined forces to demand that the city take action on Black workers' economic plight.

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2015 ends with five percent jobless rate, claims of new jobs in December

While the economy added jobs, the workers barely added to their paychecks.

 

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COP 21: Unions sow the seeds of labor to yield green jobs

Labor leaders presented real plans and logical solutions for creating clean jobs that sustain the labor movement and reduce or eliminate harm to the environment.

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