Labor News


Court says Caterpillar must admit union inspector

"The company wanted to tell the workers the union can't do a damn thing for you."


AFL-CIO asks Angela Merkel to end T-Mobile gag order

"U.S. workers have a basic right to speak out and challenge sexual harassment and discrimination in the workplace."


National Education Association endorses Clinton, draws flack

The endorsement came after Clinton - and only Clinton - addressed the NEA's board for an hour and a half. 


Trumka on opposing Pacific Trade Pact: “It’s not just us"

Trumka says a wide-ranging coalition has already formed and is growing, to stop the scheme.


Communications Workers, Teamsters reach tentative pact for 15,000 at American Airlines

The CWA and the Teamsters reached a tentative first contract for 15,000 passenger services agents at American Airlines.


SEIU members: “When we fight, we win!”

They came from cities up and down the East Coast to show their unity and support for each other in ongoing contract struggles.


UAW members apparently reject FiatChrysler pact

A key issue in the rejection was the pact's apparent free hand to FiatChrysler to shift jobs between U.S. plants or to Mexico.


Silicon Valley labor, religion, community call for "disrupting inequality"

Groups came together to demonstrate their support for the workers at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Citrix who are fighting for quality jobs and fair treatment at the workplace.


USW-ArcelorMittal steel talks to resume

"Steel jobs provide decent living wages and help support a lot of other jobs in the community; the company wants to take that away."




AFL-CIO's veep: With others unions can change the nation

"The union movement should join with others who are saying 'instead of building more prisons, we should be creating more jobs and offering more job training.'"

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