Labor News

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Nurse details how hospital manipulated election to beat union

"The union lost. The company was able to manipulate the election procedure to delay the election date."

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USW reaches tentative deal with oil industry

The Steelworkers have reached a tentative agreement on a new four-year contract with Shell as a pattern agreement for the rest of the industry.

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Parade of presidential hopefuls make pitches to fire fighters

A parade of nine presidential hopefuls made their cases before more than 1,000 Fire Fighters.

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On anniversary of BP blast, judge speaks out for strikers

The former judge who heard the 4,016 cases in the explosion's aftermath is speaking out for the strikers.

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West Virginia workers launch "insurrection" in state capital

Demonstrators protesting the national wave of wage and safety cuts and anti-union assaults, were led by the West Virginia AFL-CIO and joined by national labor leaders.

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Senate GOP votes to kill NLRB union elections rule, Obama promises veto

By a 53-46 party-line vote, the GOP-run Senate voted to kill the NLRB's planned union elections rule update.

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Corporations using LA election to exert control over schools

The teachers' union, plus parents and community leaders, faced off against a powerful, well-financed challenge.

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Wisconsin GOP continues its “right-to-work” steamroller

Republicans aren't slowing down their steamroller despite widespread opposition that continued this week from all quarters in Wisconsin.

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The GOP’s blind hate of union members

To Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker, America's labor union members are the same as murderous, beheading, caged-prisoner-immolating ISIS terrorists.

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Unionists storm Capitol Hill to lobby lawmakers vs. fast-track

Several hundred unionists fanned out over Capitol Hill on Mar. 4 to lobby lawmakers to vote against so-called "fast-track" trade promotion authority.

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