Labor News

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Ohio refinery strikers: "We're fighting for families"

Two hundred thirty members of USW Local 624 have been on strike since May at the Husky Energy refinery, mainly over family issues.

 

 

 

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Judge sides with American Airlines, blocks employees' vote

CWA spent years contacting the customer service reps at American Airlines and was ready to hold a union election just as management took the company into bankruptcy.

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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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Worker’s Memorial Day: regulations save lives

While President Obama is pushing for more safety, he warned business groups are pushing back with an "all out assault."

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Taxi drivers honor AFL-CIO leader

New York City taxi drivers and supporters gathered at the headquarters of the United Federation of Teachers in lower Manhattan.

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Walker’s revenge felt by Wisconsin workers

Three groups of Badger State workers have been 'disciplined' for opposing GOP Gov. Scott Walker.

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Missouri unions fight right-wing obstruction

"The sun is shining on organized labor today," State Sen. Tim Green, told thousands of union members.

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UK's labor leader Bob Crow builds solidarity at the Left Labor Project

We believe the trade union movement is not just about what wages or what contract you get but about the social side: Decent transportation, affordable housing, a decent welfare state.

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Steelworkers rally in solidarity with Mexican miners (with video)

Steelworkers led a rally including union members, along with faith-based, community and occupy activists last Saturday, Feb. 25, in solidarity with the Mexican miners.

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Autoworkers say: Let Romney go bankrupt

Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney came to town Friday, but autoworkers were in no mood to give him a free pass.

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