Labor News

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Workers crash Nabisco shareholders meet to confront Oreo CEO

They call Oreo their "billion dollar cookie" but if you're manufacturing such a valuable cookie, why would you disenfranchise families to make it even more valuable?

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Unions turning one million Latino green card holders into citizens

"Most of these people don't even know they can become citizens; they should know what their rights are."

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Thousands rally to denounce Illinois Gov. Rauner’s anti-worker agenda

The 'Rauner Is Hurting Illinois' march and rally spanned out over six full city blocks in Springfield, Illinois.

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United flight attendants demonstrate worldwide for a contract

The principal demands were for better pay that at least matches that in other airline companies, quality healthcare, and retiree benefits.

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U.S. economic system traps unions in the green vs. blue conflict

The latest green vs. blue conundrum has taken the form of a dispute between labor leaders, and controversy has kicked in.

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Rally for job security at Yale

Up to 2,000 union members and community allies filled Cedar Street May 5 to support 986 union members whose jobs are threatened.

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Sanders, Clinton fight to keep workers from defecting to Trump

Democrats will need a campaign based on more than exposing the dangers posed by Donald Trump.

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Workers suffer as Nabisco CEO makes millions, moves Oreo production line to Mexico

Such contrasts lead the AFL-CIO to publish its yearly study comparing CEO pay and the median pay of U.S. workers.

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Labor and allies discuss launching a “Take Down Wall Street” campaign

A giant coalition of unions, progressive groups and grass-roots organizations have been hashing out the mechanics of the drive and its platform.

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Unions keep up pressure on Verizon

As support spreads nationwide for the 39,000 striking Verizon workers, CWA reveals the company has a massive offshoring operation in the Philippines.

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