Labor News


Retired Teamsters slammed by budget bill

Thousands of retired Teamsters have been blasted this month by major cuts to their pensions.


El Super workers continue fighting after 720 days with no contract

El Super market workers continued their fight for a fair contract with hundreds demonstrating last week.


NLRB declares taxi drivers are employees, can vote to unionize

Taxi drivers, like millions of other such exploited workers nationwide, are not "independent contractors" but are really employees.


AFL-CIO’s largest union endorses Clinton

"AFSCME members want a candidate who is committed to fixing our out-of-balance economy and raising incomes for working people."


Nurses, at New Orleans gathering, reaffirm backing for Sanders

"I am incredibly proud that there is finally a candidate speaking to the values I've held my whole life," said one worker.


Yale graduate student teachers rally for union election

Yale graduate student teachers and research assistants got a big boost in their decades-long quest for union rights.


NYC union pension systems to invest $150m in affordable city housing

Union labor will build the housing in an economically targeted investment program in all five boroughs.


Survey results reveal working women’s health info needs

Working women most want information on diet and nutrition, fitness and exercise, and issues around aging.


Graduate students at private universities rally for union rights

The students say they plan to continue to rally and build coalition until their status as skilled laborers is recognized.


Workers take seats at the table at White House summit

Summit participants responded with sustained applause when Sarita Gupta, executive director of Jobs with Justice, said "the strongest form of workers' voice is having a union on the job."

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