Labor News

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UPS firing of Teamster drivers rescinded

All those struggling in New York and nationally for a better life could not help but take notice: Labor solidarity worked!

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Minnesota raises state minimum wage; teachers say hike will benefit kids

 Joined by legislators, advocates, and Minnesotans from across the state, Gov. Mark Dayton signed a bill into law raising Minnesota's minimum wage for the first time since 2005.

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NLRB ruling is groundbreaking win for college athletes

The Chicago regional chapter of the NLRB ruled that Northwestern University football players have the right to form a union if they desire.

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Workers and patients fight back against hospital consolidation

Affordable, quality health care and secure, union jobs are both threatened by the growing consolidation and monopolization of the medical industry.

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GOP goes after NLRB yet again

In yet another right-wing attack on the NLRB, top Republicans unveiled legislation to lengthen union recognition election campaigns.

Management actions at New York transit unite workers

The situation at the Central Electronics shop of New York City Transit, under the yoke of a vicious anti-union management, has reached a boiling point.

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AFL-CIO leads demonstration for minimum wage hike outside Heritage Foundation

 The labor movement turned up the heat today on opponents of a minimum wage increase by gathering outside of the Heritage Foundation.

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What Target says in new video is not what Target means

Target has long been anti-union, and it has a new version of its hilarious propaganda video meant to scare workers away from organizing for a voice on the job.

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College athletes can unionize, NLRB says

A federal agency said Wednesday that football players at Northwestern University can create the nation's first union of college athletes.

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Outpouring in Missouri Capital demands end to attacks on labor

"Today we are united, side by side; we have to stick together, because if we lose, everyone who works for a living will pay the price."

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