Labor News


Sanders addresses and marches with Verizon picketers

When's the last time a presidential hopeful walked a picket line?


Auto mechanics won’t be bulldozed off the picket line

Auto mechanics of AMU Local 701 have been on strike at Al Piemonte Chevrolet for a fair contract for over three months.


Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

The Act established that unions are not conspiracies under the law and freed them to legally strike, picket and boycott employers.




Today in Labor History: Clayton Antitrust Act signed

On October 15, 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signs the Clayton Antitrust Act establishing that unions are not "conspiracies" under the law.


Why picket lines matter

I spent so much time on picket lines as a kid that when I thought my dad's rules were too strict, I would run to build a sign on a stick and try to talk the neighbor kids into marching around the house with me.


Airport workers picket for right to organize

Workers at several Oakland Airport concessions and their supporters held an informational picket outside the terminal July 6.


Port workers spend Labor Day on picket line

LONGVIEW, Wash. - Embattled dockworkers marched on their picket lines, Labor Day weekend, standing tall against EGT, the international grain consortium that seeks to break the union at their huge new grain terminal in the Port of Longview.


Longshore workers battle union-buster (video)

EGT, an international consortium in Longview, Wash., is privatizing a public dock, owned by the Port of Longview, and bringing in scab labor to bust the workers' local longshore union.