Labor activists held a rally in Cleveland to mobilize voter turnout in the Nov. 8 election to defeat Issue 2 and repeal SB 5, the law that strips public employees collective bargaining rights.
Ohio unionists are ramping up their campaign to repeal right-wing Gov. John Kasich's anti-worker anti-union law, as a Nov. 8 referendum on it nears.
On Tuesday, workers at Bonus Car Wash in Santa Monica, Calif. reached a contract, becoming the first-ever Southern California car wash to unionize, reported the AFL-CIO.
It appears both the U.S. and South Africa are discussing simliar issues such as rising income inequality and the challenges of advancing a progressive agenda.
A neutral arbitrator ordered the presidents of the Sheet Metal Workers and the United Transportation Union to resume talks on implementing the planned merger of the two unions, by Oct. 25.
Union organizer and strike leader, spellbinding orator, founder of the Socialist Party of America, five times a candidate for president, Eugene Debs was all that and more.
Somewhere over New Mexico, there's a big, hot air balloon flying. "Jobs, Not Cuts," its sign declares.
This year's AFL-CIO Next Up Summit Sept. 29 - Oct. had a very different flavor. Unlike the 2010 summit, this conference was lead and organized by young union members from across the country.
An Embassy Suites hotel was found guilty of denying required paid rest breaks to seven of its workers, and has been ordered to pay each of them about $5,000.
Hundreds of port workers have voluntarily stood in front of trains carrying grain to an outlaw company in Longview, Washington. Their struggle has made news across the nation and around the world.