Labor News

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Lawmakers probe job safety rules delay

Laws matter. Rules enforcing laws matter. And whether rules are written and enforced, especially for worker safety and health, really matters.

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Union locals pledge to halt GOP in 2014 mid-term elections

The GOP momentum spread to states like Wisconsin, where Scott Walker quickly enacted legislation that stripped basic bargaining rights from public employees.

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Stories about vulnerable kids take top journalism awards

Stories about some of the world's most vulnerable children, in Afghanistan and Los Angeles, were among the winners of top prizes in The News Guild's annual Heywood Broun Awards competition.

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International groups to Iran’s new president: End trade union repression

CODIR's call for action has brought together major UK trade unions.

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Corporate ineptitude in Navy contract looms over union drive

Corporate ineptitude on a big U.S. Navy shipbuilding contract is looming over the latest organizing drive among Austal shipyard workers there.

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Union leaders and allies arrested at Capitol immigration protest

More than 40 immigrant rights, labor, faith, and other leaders were arrested today on Capitol Hill protesting against unjust immigration policies.

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Union volunteers dig up a Minnesota graveyard

A mile or so beyond the pavement down a gravel road, the historic Kriedler Cemetery lay nestled in between farm fields and showed the wear of time.

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Danny Glover blasts worker intimidation at Nissan

Nissan is in the news and again it's for the wrong reasons.

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Palermo’s agrees to reinstate eight fired workers

The company also has agreed to post a notice informing workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act and to hold a union election.

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Fast-food workers super-size protests in Missouri and elsewhere

"We deserve more, we deserve $15 and a union; we work hard and we deserve more money."

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