Labor News


AFL-CIO puts spotlight on wage efforts in Twin Cities

Ongoing campaigns to raise wages and improve working conditions in the Twin Cities are drawing national attention.


Here's why the Nurses Union endorsed Bernie Sanders over Clinton

Sanders knows his campaign is not about him; it's about all of us, and it will take all of us to change the course of history. It's time to start now.


Combating institutionalized racism can't wait

We are resolved to take clear action to combat racism, in our own house of labor, and in the broader community; there is no time to waste.


Steelworkers become first union to back Iran nuclear curbs deal

"The USW supports the Iran deal because it would enhance national and global security as well as benefit the U.S. economy."


Mexico: media unions condemn murder of Ruben Espinosa

Media unions condemned the murder of Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa Becerril, after Mexico City's mayor vowed there would be no impunity for his killers.


Add Chris Christie – again – to the list of union-bashers

Add New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie to the lengthening list of GOP presidential hopefuls who are open and vocal union-bashers.


Steelworkers, top firms at odds as contract deadline approaches

Steelworkers and the nation's top steel companies are at odds in negotiations as the deadline for a new contract approaches.


Court orders El Super to reinstate Fermin Rodriquez, fired organizer

"I am incredibly excited to be returning to my job where I can continue to fight for dignity and respect for all El Super workers."


Hillary Clinton pledges to push Employee Free Choice

Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton supports comprehensive labor law reform, and she says she really means it.


AFL-CIO to hold regular talks on racism beginning in September

"Since the death of Trayvon Martin, the AFL-CIO has worked to open a constructive dialogue around the role of race."

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