Labor News

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Chicago Teachers fire back: “We have had it!” (with video)

Labor and community organizers worked tirelessly throughout the day to stage events that engaged the community in vibrant ways.

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Trumka takes on Trump

Richard  Trumka remarked, "We deserve better" than Donald Trump's racism.

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Chicago Teachers Union fighting for education, children, families, and community

Over 5,000 joined the Chicago Teachers Union for a Tailgate Party and Solidarity Rally for public education and a fair contract

 

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Video: Steelworkers fight for a fair deal

Their contract with ArcelorMittal expired September 1; the union is staying on the job in hopes of a fair contract, but are ready to fightback in what are very tough negotiations.

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Video: Despite anti-union attacks, steelworkers rally for contract, justice

United Steelworkers (USW) union members and allies demonstrated this past week in two separate rallies for a fair contract for workers who produce steel.

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Video: Chicago teachers protest charter expansion

 Teachers union activists assembled at the Chicago Public School Board before classes began to protest plans to expand for-profit charter schools.

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Workers getting burned by McDonald's greed

"The Food Service Industry experiences the highest number of burns of any employment sector, about 12,000 each year."

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Union shows viewers real “American Horror Story”

The American Horror Story ad reflects what is said to be labor's priority - to defeat sitting right-wing governors in the four states of Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Florida.

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Why labor has stake in fighting for racial equality

"I'm going to stray from my usual convention speech; I'm going to talk about something that may be difficult and uncomfortable, but what I'm going to say needs to be said."

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Fast food workers on West Coast were part of national strikes

Supporters thanked those arrested for their commitment as they boarded the police wagon, recognizing that their wage increase would be a boost to all workers.

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