Labor News


Workers of the world need a “new global economic order”

VANCOUVER, Canada - In the video below, Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO, summarizes an opinion expressed by many at this global union meet: Make the banks pay to create jobs and clean up their mess.


Mexican miners fight back: An interview with Napoleon Gomez

In a video interview, the president of the National Miners, Metallurgical and Steelworkers Union of Mexico talks about the Mexican government's attack on copper miners.


Workers demand Chase stop Michigan foreclosures

The growing movement to "bail out the people, not the banks" came a step closer to being reality during a rally this past Friday at the United States Social Forum (USSF).


Labor anger and determination resound at Social Forum march

DETROIT - Labor made its presence felt at the U.S. Social Forum on Wednesday at a lively march and rally in the center of this ravaged city, calling for jobs and an end to cuts in city services.


Congress Hotel strikers join forces for immigration reform

The Congress Hotel workers enter their seventh year on strike -- the longest in American history.


Video: Don't get caught in a bad hotel!

Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer activists creatively tell the hundreds of thousands of LGBTQ people from all over the country coming to San Francisco in June for Pride to stay out of the boycotted hotels.


Unions, passengers unite to save mass transit and jobs

Thousands of transit workers and passengers rallied at the Rainbow PUSH Coalition on March 27 to demand federal funding for public transit systems nationwide.


Video: Boycott Hyatt

Video of labor and allies confronting Hyatt Hotel Corporation.


Filmmakers launch to strengthen worker safety laws

Sixteen workers die every day on the job. It's past time to do something about it.


French and U.S. labor fight plant closing in France

American union members joined workers from  the French union federationto demonstrate against Molex Inc in Lisle, Ill. Video included.

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