Labor News


AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."


Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.


Labor communicators spotlight “uprising” in the South

"The movement for social and economic justice is growing faster in the South than anywhere else in the U.S."


Alaska hotel workers hang tough with Sheraton, Hilton boycotts

For Alaskan hotel workers, instead of battling weather and wilderness, they have been locked in a lengthy campaign for decent wages.


At Legislative Conference, jobs for all is the priority

The workshop on full employment at the 45th Annual Legislative Conference of the CBCF was the most important one of all.


Disgraced United CEO Smisek is major reason for income inequality

Smisek and his overpaid boardroom buddies nationwide have swindled American workers and communities.


Clinton courts Carpenters leaders

Carpenters president Douglas McCarron introduced Clinton as "the next president of the United States."


Labor-backed Chicago bank to expand services to workers

The Amalgamated Bank of Chicago will use $35 million it gained from sale of its old headquarters to expand its services and products for workers.


Seattle teacher’s strike solid on day four

Five thousand Seattle school teachers spent the day honoring those who died in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack.


Millions of union members to get wage hikes this year

"This country is having an important debate about raising wages and tackling income inequality."

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