Labor News

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The day after: Labor launches big battleground blitz

"Working people are an unstoppable force when we stick together," said AFL-CIO President Trumka.

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UN human rights official cites attacks on worker rights in U.S.

"Racism and the exclusion, persecution, and marginalization that come with it, affect the enabling environment for the exercise of association and assembly rights."

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OSHA to take first steps this fall towards potential rule to curb workplace violence

The request for a new rule came from National Nurses United; RNs have been prime victims of workplace violence.

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At KGW-TV, unions take stand against ‘Uberization’ of news

One company has a proposal to end union jurisdiction over union members' work, apparently in order to allow the station to use amateur footage.

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AFGE leader calls GOP plan for federal workers a “spoils” system

"The platform advocates such profound changes to the terms of government employment that it would bring to end the merit-based, apolitical civil service system."

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Unions can organize temps alongside permanent workers

The ruling by the National Labor Relations Board means that employers can no longer use temps as a union avoidance tactic.

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NLRB judge rejects union’s complaint about AT&T button ban, then allows the button

The full NLRB itself ruled last year the banned button did not break labor law.

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“Taking a man’s job”: Video tells story about gender and workplace

The first journeywoman cable splicer in the Midwest for AT&T speaks out about gender discrimination.

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Cleveland unions blast GOP on eve of their convention

"All working people should be alarmed by Trump.  He represents a real danger to our living standards and well-being."

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Nurses union asks OSHA for workplace violence standard

National Nurses United has formally petitioned OSHA to pass a new standard that would help prevent violent attacks on healthcare workers.

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