Labor News


Trumka says Colombia example exposes problems with trade deals

"Investors and companies have received benefits," Trumka said, "while workers have not, this has to change."


Today in Labor History: First ever sit-down strike

On this day in 1906, the first ever sit-down strike in American history took place at the General Electric plant in Schenectady, N.Y.

Anheuser-Busch forces Teamster strike

The Anheuser-Busch-owned beer distributorship wanted to implement its own business model but apparently forgot the Teamsters.