Labor News

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While violating worker rights, Trump takes Las Vegas

Participants in the Republican caucuses ignored Trump's violation of worker rights and gave him a double-digit victory.

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Unions pulling support from pro-TPP Democratic lawmakers

"It's a question of, 'do you have a Democrat who votes like a Republican or a Republican who votes like a Republican."

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Some 23 unions announce support for Clinton

"Secretary Clinton has proven herself as a fighter and champion working people and their families need in the White House."

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Nurses union says for them it’s Sanders all the way

RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of the National Nurses Union, said that for her union, for now at least, it's "Bernie or Bust."

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Labor leaders say unions will unite behind one candidate in 2016

The federation is holding off on an endorsement at this time while some of its unions work for Clinton and others for Sanders. 

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Justice Dept. to prosecutors: Tackle job safety crimes, other abuses

The point is to make violations of job safety more costly to errant companies, hopefully deterring the firms from breaking the law in the first place.

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Unions demand that Senate consider Obama’s Supreme Court nominee

Union leaders said Majority Leader Mitch McConnell can't pick and choose which presidential election determines when to fill a Supreme Court vacancy.

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AFL-CIO holding off on presidential endorsement

However, major unions that are part of the federation have already endorsed Clinton while others have come out for Sanders.

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Unions challenge corporate one percent at Jobs with Justice conference

"We are sick and tired of billionaires running our political system; we are sick and tired of what has become of our democracy."

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Obama budget keeps “Cadillac tax” on union health plans

The Cadillac tax took center stage for union leaders. All - and their members - want it completely repealed. Obama opposes that.

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