Labor News

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Perez: Cut poverty? Among other things, strengthen unions

"Any anti-poverty approach must raise up the rights of workers to join a union and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions."

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Unionized carwash workers in New York win first contracts

The three-year pacts cover workers at the Webster Car Wash and WCA/Rico Pobre Car Wash in the Bronx and the Jomar Car Wash and Sutphin Car Wash in Queens.

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Teamsters score big organizing gains, go “kosher” too!

A string of recent Teamsters organizing victories has added almost 800 new members in seven locations in the last few months. 

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North American Labor History Conference showcases Detroit

Duncan said the intent of the project was to insure "voices from the past are not lost."

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SEIU’S Henry: Half of jobs to be low-wage by 2020

"When the airport opened, they were all well-paying jobs; now they're all minimum wage, with no benefits and many are contracted out."

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Today in labor history: 40 hour week and minimum wage

October 24 marks events in two of the most significant struggles by workers in U.S. history: for shorter hours and better wages.

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Labor expanding vehicle to open membership to everyone

The AFL-CIO and its Working America affiliate announced Oct. 23 that the affiliate will expand its operations to all 50 states within five years.

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International unions demand freedom for top Colombian labor

International union organizations are joining a drive to free top Colombian labor leader Huber Ballesteros "without delay."

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Letter carrier honored for heroism and humanity

"From the first day I put the uniform on, I knew it was the job I wanted to retire from."

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Ohio unionists want a march to protect Social Security

"Retirees are sick and tired of being scapegoats for these politicians in Washington. Social Security recipients and pensioners have already been hit hard."

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