Labor News

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Sanders addresses and marches with Verizon picketers

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

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AFL-CIO’s largest union endorses Clinton

"AFSCME members want a candidate who is committed to fixing our out-of-balance economy and raising incomes for working people."

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Project launched to put raising minimum wage on state ballots

The Fairness Project was launched today to help raise the minimum wage through ballot initiatives in states, cities, and counties across the nation.

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Labor questionnaires show Dem hopefuls agree on many major issues

Clinton and Sanders largely agree on issues ranging from labor law reform to rebuilding infrastructure to changing education law.

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National Education Association endorses Clinton, draws flack

The endorsement came after Clinton - and only Clinton - addressed the NEA's board for an hour and a half. 

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Bernie Sanders introduces major labor law reform bill

The bill allows workers to unionize through a simple majority card-check vote and ensures that companies can't stop a union from forming by denying a first contract.

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Clinton courts Carpenters leaders

Carpenters president Douglas McCarron introduced Clinton as "the next president of the United States."

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Here's why the Nurses Union endorsed Bernie Sanders over Clinton

Sanders knows his campaign is not about him; it's about all of us, and it will take all of us to change the course of history. It's time to start now.

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Add Chris Christie – again – to the list of union-bashers

Add New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to the lengthening list of GOP presidential hopefuls who are open and vocal union-bashers.

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Hillary Clinton pledges to push Employee Free Choice

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton supports comprehensive labor law reform, and she says she really means it.

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