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Arrow truck drivers abandoned by company but not by fellow drivers

It was days before Christmas when 1,400 truck drivers got the news. Their employer, Arrow Trucking, suspended its operations, leaving them high and dry just before the holiday.

Labor & community activists converge @Organizing 2.0

NEW YORK -- Several hundred labor organizers, community organizers and progressive technologists gathered here Dec. 6 for the Organizing 2.0 Conference.


Filmmakers launch to strengthen worker safety laws

Sixteen workers die every day on the job. It's past time to do something about it.


French and U.S. labor fight plant closing in France

American union members joined workers from  the French union federationto demonstrate against Molex Inc in Lisle, Ill. Video included.

Labor journalists to look behind the scenes before G-20

Two weeks before the G-20 summit opens in Pittsburgh to discuss the global economic crisis, labor journalists from across the country will be in the Steel City to document what’s really going on with workers without the hype.

MULTIMEDIA Six years without justice at Congress Hotel

CHICAGO -- Thousands of union members, their families and supporters marched in solidarity with Unite Here's Congress Hotel workers on the sixth anniversary of the strike, June 15. Gov. Pat Quinn and city aldermen were among the rally speakers.

VIDEO Indiana USW rallies to 'Keep it Made in America'

On May 11, hundreds of steelworkers rallied in Merrillville, Ind., demanding that manufacturing jobs be maintained in America. Lonnie Randolf, Indiana state representative and Tom Conway, United Steelworkers vice president speaking:


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