Labor News

Airline union win shows importance of courts to workers

When the nation's transportation unions won a significant decision on union election rules, in federal appeals court, it emphasized the importance of courts to workers.

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Transport union defends members in airline bankruptcy

The Transport Workers "will do everything possible" to vigorously protect 23,400 members who work for American Airlines and its American Eagle subsidiary as the carrier goes through bankruptcy, officials say.

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How many hours has your bus driver been behind the wheel?

The next time you get on an inter-city bus, ask the driver how many hours he or she has spent behind the wheel in the last week.

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Against the odds, CWA fights for “good jobs, strong communities”

The Communications Workers of America is stressing "movement building" as its convention opens in Las Vegas this week.

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Bus drivers fed up, locked out, then fired

On June 13, the bus drivers of AFSCME Local 3001, who drive the Arlington County, Va., buses, made the declaration that they have had enough.

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Truckers find their voice on Twitter

One of the most influential truckers on Twitter is TruckerDesiree, who has 5,786 followers and is a whistleblower on truck driving school scams.

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“No contract, no work,” says Philadelphia transport union

Transport Workers Union (TWU) Local 234 has voted to authorized a strike at the end of this week, if continuing negotiations do not result in a contract by October 31

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