Labor News

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Power company continues lockout despite big snowstorm

 Utility Workers Union of America System Local 102 today strongly criticized the continuing lockout of nearly 150 utility workers.

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Romney opposes bargaining rights for fire fighters and police

Romney's statement, in a written response to an FOP questionnaire, is in line with his attempt, as Massachusetts governor, to strip Fire Fighters and police officers throughout the state of their collective bargaining rights.

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Striking Red Cross workers' life blood on the line

"Working at a site without air on a 90-degree day and trying to keep my staff and donors from passing out was part of my daily challenge."

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Striking workers converge on Red Cross headquarters

Northern Ohio Red Cross workers brought their anger and frustration to the agency's National Headquarters in Washington.

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Citing public safety concerns, Red Cross workers strike

The strike was provoked by the agency's insistence on an "irresponsible" health care plan and a speed-up drive that compromises the safety of blood donors.