Labor News

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Dallas marchers stress climate and wage justice

On Black Friday, we marched from the City Place Target to the Uptown Walmart to add our voices and actions to the nationwide "Fight for $15!"

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Chicago Teachers Union fighting for education, children, families, and community

Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract

 

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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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Advanced Skills Workforce Center: "Diversity within the trade"

 "This is a profession. This is a career. This is the best thing that's ever happened to me."

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Silicon Valley labor, religion, community call for "disrupting inequality"

Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.

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Video: Steelworkers fight for a fair deal

Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.

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Pennsylvania's Uncle AL killed by ATI metals manufacturer

The ATI ploy to sow dissension and jealousy in the community appears to have failed miserably: community members routinely drop off donuts and soup at union halls and send pizzas to the picket lines.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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Striking federal contract workers demand "$15 and a union"

All are employed by huge corporations that have been awarded contracts by the federal government, and all earn poverty wages.

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Right-wing GOP Illinois Gov. Rauner plans to force state workers to strike

Rauner's tactic is the latest in a nationwide campaign by the right, its business backers and its political puppets to trash workers, cut wages, destroy pensions and kill unions.

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