Labor News

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New poll: Trump is not as favored by union members as he says he is

Everyone knows that Trump likes to stretch the truth a little and the truth is that union members really don't like the idea of a Trump presidency.

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AFL-CIO Vice President Gebre: What does it mean to be American?

Tefere Gebre has been a proud union member for most of his life, valuing the freedom of people to come together in union.

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"Lakeland Ledger" newsroom staff vote to join News Guild-CWA

The staff hand-signed and posted an open letter saying they want to work for a quality newspaper, but the corporation mandated layoffs and unfilled positions.

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Tenacious Chicago Reader staff buckles in for arduous negotiations

With alt-weekly newspapers shutting down across the country, unionized Chicago Reader staff seek to buck the trend, negotiate first collective agreement.

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NLRB forcing employers to reimburse illegally fired workers

"The board should not require the victims of unfair labor practices to bear the consequential costs imposed on them by a respondent's unlawful conduct."

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Globalized economy might help Mississippi Nissan workers win union vote

Nissan workers have travelled twice from Mississippi to France to show government officials there proof of Nissan's illegal anti-union tactics.

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Workers crash Nabisco shareholders meet to confront Oreo CEO

They call Oreo their "billion dollar cookie" but if you're manufacturing such a valuable cookie, why would you disenfranchise families to make it even more valuable?

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Verizon strike attracts support in Southern California

The largest such labor action in the U.S. in many years, the strike by Verizon workers taking on corporate greed is now in its fourth week.

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May Day, West Coast style

Two large May Day marches converged upon downtown Los Angeles; the flow of marchers and supporters continued for miles.

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NLRB keeps up the pressure on Menard's

The Menards decision actually enlarges and deepens the NLRB's reach into the language and attitude of business operators, since it demands reissued handbooks.

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