Labor News

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Steelworkers, ExxonMobil, CalOSHA start talks on Torrance refinery explosion

"Things are going fine" in the talks with ExxonMobil, "but it's a slow process."

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“Ramp up our pay,” demand Seattle baggage handlers

It's about fairness as much as the money, a baggage handler says; "I have to follow the law, why shouldn't they?"

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Mayor De Blasio helps celebrate NY Fight For 15 victory

Mayor de Blasio and the city council have called for $15 in NYC wage but the Republican-led state senate has blocked the desired increase.

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Connecticut’s Annual Amistad Awards Rally calls for justice for all

The exciting "Justice for All" People's World Amistad Awards set the tone for the big battles of 2016 in Connecticut.

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For labor, 2015 began and ended with political action

The year kicked off with a comprehensive "Raise The Wage" campaign and the advocation of a wide-ranging package of measures to restore the middle class.

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Trump Vegas hotel files objections after workers vote to unionize

The Trump Hotel Las Vegas, however, is required by federal law to bargain with the union, even though they have filed objections.

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Las Vegas Trump hotel workers vote to unionize

"My coworkers and I need fair wages, good benefits, and job security at the Trump Las Vegas."

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Today in labor history: Joe Hill ain’t never died

On this day, one hundred years ago, the legendary working-class troubadour Joe Hill was executed by a firing squad.

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Trumka kicks off anti-TPP drive at town hall meeting in New Hampshire

New Hampshire is the site of the first presidential primary next year, and the TPP has already become an issue on the campaign trail.

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Fight for $15 comes to Palm Coast, Florida

In one of Florida's newer retiree communities, activists rallied in support of the national day of action for Fight for $15. 

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