Labor News

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City ordinance: All Portland workers get sick leave

On Jan. 1, more than a quarter of a million Portland workers gained a human right - the right to stay home when they're sick.

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Emergency action urged on unemployment benefits

Call Congress at 1-877-318-0483 with the message "extend unemployment insurance now."

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Workers' rights under fire in Supreme Court

The justices will hear arguments in the dispute over the power of the NLRB and tackle a case involving yet another challenge to worker representation.

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L & M nurses and techs back on the job as negotiations continue

The caregivers' return to work temporarily halts a standoff over the future of health service delivery for the region.

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Port workers in 10 nations taking on IKEA

Port unions in 10 nations demonstrated against multinational furniture giant Ikea's lockout of 350 Teamsters workers.

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Walmart warehouse workers win $4.68 million settlement

"Over five years workers were shorted overtime and regular pay, they were denied rest breaks and meal breaks as required by the law."

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Amazon workers battle their bosses in Seattle and Germany

Thus far, Amazon's anti-union bias has thwarted any attempts by its U.S. warehouse workers to have a union.

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Domino's Pizza locks out workers after wage protest

Domino's Pizza has told its workers what they can expect when they exercise their right to demand a living wage. The pizza chain has locked them out in the cold.

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Working during the holidays? Know your rights

This time of year, many people hold temporary or part-time jobs helping retailers and other businesses with the heavy demands of the busy holiday shopping season.

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Jobs with Justice relaunches with new website and bigger agenda

"As the new Jobs With Justice, we are leading the fight for workers' rights and an economy that benefits everyone."

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