Labor News


Los Angeles-Long Beach port truckers again forced to strike

Short-haul truckers at the nation's largest port again had to strike over terrible working conditions and employer exploitation.


St. Louis workers rally to support fired Jimmy John's employee

Rasheen Aldridge, an organizer with Show Me $15, has been fired because of his role as a protest organizer.


Labor’s big election loss

The Senate Democrats loss of a filibuster-proof 60-vote majority seems almost certain to doom attempts to revive the barely functioning National Labor Relations Board, the country¹s chief labor law administrator and enforcer.


Honor Dr. King and boycott Bissell products, workers say

JOLIET, Ill. - As a way to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., religious and labor leaders here announced a boycott of Bissell products after 70 workers were fired last year.


Rite Aid workers fight for first contract

When it comes to union busting, the retail drug giant Rite Aid is the "poster child" for why we need the Employee Free Choice Act, says Peter Olney, organizing director for the International Longshore and Warehouse Union.

Workers face increasing abuse in attempts to form unions

On Capitol Hill, labor law experts and a California worker exposed the ugly truth about corporate abuses of workers trying to exercise their freedom to form unions and bargain for a better life.