Labor News

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Union leaders grapple with problem of workers backing right wingers

Worried union leaders say many members feel "outshouted" by powerful political voices and are showing anger by backing extreme candidates.

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Hillary Clinton’s pro-worker pledges excite building trades audience

Clinton's passion for workers' causes, from project labor agreements to being their advocate in the White House, excited the audience.

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Wash. mill town workers march for Bernie

"It's time to win Washington State and the rest of the West for Bernie Sanders!'

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Nation’s top labor leader calls Trump an “anti-American bigot”

AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka challenged Donald Trump's appeal to working class voters.

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Labor tackles the problem of union members voting for Trump

"Without a countervailing pull of authentic engagement, the appeal of right wing rhetoric will continue."

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While violating worker rights, Trump takes Las Vegas

Participants in the Republican caucuses ignored Trump's violation of worker rights and gave him a double-digit victory.

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Some 23 unions announce support for Clinton

"Secretary Clinton has proven herself as a fighter and champion working people and their families need in the White House."

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AFL-CIO holding off on presidential endorsement

However, major unions that are part of the federation have already endorsed Clinton while others have come out for Sanders.

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Trump offers workers scapegoats, not wages

Like a preacher of prejudice, Trump validates cursing the nation's marginalized and accusing them of emptying workers' bank accounts.

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Union workers for…Trump?

Have Donald Trump's promises played like the sound of music to the ears of American workers?

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