Labor News


In Colombia, it’s killer Coke the union must fight

For decades Coca Cola has abused and even killed workers who want better lives. 


Missouri right-to-work for less fight comes down to the wire

With the GOP-dominated state legislature convening Sept. 16 for a "veto override" session, unionists are going door-to-door to campaign for "No Override on RTW/HB116".


Trumka: Pope should tell Congress to support economic justice

"As Pope Francis says, the rules were made by people and can be changed by people to be more fair to people."


Trumka: AFL-CIO presidential endorsement unlikely before first two state contests

Trumka was caustic about Trump's constant anti-immigrant and anti-Latino stands. He also criticized two other GOP hopefuls.


Verizon continues to demand givebacks from workers

Unions took to the streets to show mass solidarity for their bargaining teams, with rallies all over the Northeast and mid-Atlantic states.


Pride at Work protests gay group's endorsement of Walmart

"A  war on worker rights to come together and fight for a voice on the job is being waged by corporations that HRC asks the LGBT community to celebrate."


Machinists endorse Clinton

Machinist leaders unanimously endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, making IAM the second union to do so.


Media unions “heartsick” over journalists murdered doing their job

"Work-related shootings are not uncommon; we in the media sector are gravely concerned about this issue and committed to helping build safe workplaces."


Court upholds federal minimum wage, overtime pay for home health care workers

The workers hailed the judges' decision, saying it would bring them out of the low-paying shadows many now toil in.


AFL-CIO backs legislation to curb execs’ revolving door to D.C.

"Hard-working families can't afford to have the financial industry and government creating a cozy relationship that allows Wall Street to write its own rules."

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