Labor News


Romney crowd calls outsourced Sensata workers “communists”

What happens when you try to get Mitt Romney's attention at a campaign rally? The Republican's jeering tea party supporters call you communists.


Ohio governor backtracks on union stripping bill

Unions say that the historic petition drive and a late July Quinnipiac poll showing voters favoring repeal are likely explanations.


Wisconsin judge kills anti-union law

The right-wing push to destroy unions in Wisconsin ran into a wall this morning.

Shop Talk: Credit and some good news for labor

What's been going on in labor over the past week?


Union members march on Koch billionaire secret meeting

Hundreds marched on a secretive gathering of billionaires that constitutes the core financial support for numerous right-wing causes.


Trumka, panel debate working-class anger and elections

"There is a class war going on in this country," AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said during a September 24 panel discussion at the Cooper Union, "and my class is losing. We've got to turn that around."